Polar Bears of Churchill

Illuminated by the waning day's sun

29 October - 6 November, 2016

Originates in Winnipeg. Travel to Churchill by train to view the polar bear migration. Two full days of bear viewing on the Tundra Buggy®. Also includes tour of Churchill and Cape Merry with introduction to life in Churchill on the edge of the Arctic, visit with sled dogs, and an evening with a local Métis storyteller.

Winter Rail Escapade

5 - 13 March, 2017 A 2800 mile circle rail adventure to Colorado from California including the Royal Gorge, cog railway on Pike's Peak, and a two night stay at a rail baron's 38,000 square foot castle in the mountains.

Minnesota Vignettes

17-26 May, 2017. Originates in Buffalo, New York; concludes in St. Paul. Explore the by-ways and Scandianavian heritage in Minnesota's North Woods and Iron Range. Also includes Niagara Falls and VIA Rail's "Canadian" from Toronto to Winnipeg.

Oregon Caper with SP#4449

SP #4449

22-27 June, 2017. Originates in Los Angeles. Travel Amtrak's Coast Starlight to Portland, to connect with 2 day excursion to Bend, Oregon with former Southern Pacific steam locomotive #4449. Return to Los Angeles on the Coast Starlight, or optional conclude in Portland.


7 - 19 September, 2017 Come with Mountain Outin' to explore an island where some of the earth's oldest and newest lands meet in a collision of fire and ice. This is the land of the Vikings, an important tradition part of today's culture.