|Condensed Day-To-Day Itnerary
|Day 1 - Friday - All Aboard!
|We board the Great Western Limited in Seattle
in late afternoon and are soon running
alongside Puget Sound during our welcome
reception, a nice beginning to a refined
holiday. Later today, we cross the Cascades
while enjoying an elegant welcome dinner.
Tonight is spent aboard as we roll east over
the Burlington Northern Railroad.
|Day 2 - Saturday - Overnight Whitefish
|The luxurious Grouse Mountain Lodge
welcomes us today and an indoor pool,
outdoor spas, tennis, a fitness center, golf and
fly-fishing are all available. There is a
complimentary shuttle to quaint downtown
Whitefish and we have intentionally left the
day free to you to enjoy the resort and area as
| Day 3 - Sunday - Overnight Waterton
|A day of spectacular sightseeing in Glacier
National Park including the fabled 'Going to
the Sun' Highway over the Continental Divide
aboard an iconic red open-air 'jammer bus', a
stunning journey. Later today, we enter Canada
and overnight at the historic Prince of Wales
Lodge at Waterton Lake, one of the most
photographed sites in North America.
| Day 4 - Monday - Overnight Banff
|We depart Waterton this morning with a stop
in fascinating Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump,
an UNESCO World Heritage Site, while en
route to Banff. Later today, we arrive in Banff
and begin our four night stay in the heart of
Banff village at the Banff Park Lodge.
| Day 5 - Tuesday - Overnight Banff
|A full day to enjoy Banff beginning with a
gondola ride up Sulphur Mountain followed by
a visit to the Banff Hot Springs which the
town is famous for. Later tonight, our welcome
dinner with the rest of the evening at leisure at
the Banff Park Lodge in Banff.
| Day 6 - Wednesday - Overnight Banff
|A day of stunning beauty as we travel to Lake
Louise with time to visit fabled Chateau Lake
Louise, one of the most photographed lakes in
the world. We also visit Moraine Lake in the
Valley of the Ten Peaks and have the afternoon
and evening at leisure. A visit to the Cave &
Basin museum is highly recommended!
| Day 7 - Thursday - Overnight Banff
|A final full day to enjoy Banff and a fine time
to visit the nearby Whyte Museum for a view
of historic Banff and its beginnings, the superb
Banff Center for the Arts or river rafting on the
Bow River. Tonight is our Farewell dinner with
time for an evening stroll through Cascade
Gardens, a delightful farewell to this magical
| Day 8 - Friday - Welcome Home!
|A morning transfer brings us to Calgary airport
by 11am where easy connections can be
made for all US points.