17 Days/16 Nights – Gateways: New York & Miami

1, 2 & 3: New York City, NY

The “Big Apple” awaits with the excitement of Broadway, fabulous shopping on Fifth Avenue, and nonstop activity in Times square. Take the next two days to do all the things you’ve dreamed about in the “city that never sleeps”

3 nights New York

4 & 5: Philadelphia, PA (97 mi/156 km)

This morning board AMTRAK Rail for Philadelphia. Tour Independence National Park. Sample the tastes of Reading Terminal Market, a bustling downtown farmers market, or visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art where Rocky made film history.

2 nights Philadelphia, PA.


6 & 7: Washington, DC (136 mi/219 km)

This morning join your train for the rail trip to Washington, the American Capitol, with its beauty, history and power. Use your two days here to explore the Smithsonian’s many museum, tour the monuments and public buildings, and shop the upscale boutiques of Georgetown.

2 nights Washington, DC

8 & 9: Charleston, SC (530 mi/853 km)

Take a scenic ride through Civil War battlefields and the misty lowlands of South Carolina to Charleston. Discover the charm of this southern city, reflecting antebellum elegance..

2 nights Charleston, SC

10 & 11: Savannah, GA (106 mi/171 km)

Travel to romantic Savannah, Georgia’s oldest city, established by James Oglethorpe around a series of 24 squares. Explore the restored waterfront, where historic cotton warehouses and brokerages house specialty shops and restaurants. Many historic homes are open for touring.

2 nights Savannah, GA

12, 13 & 14: Orlando, FL (380 mi/661 km)

Depart Savannah this morning on Amtrak’s Silver Service for Orlando. Here your most difficult decision is what to do first! Home of Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World and more. Orlando attracts visitors from around the world to experience its magic.

3 nights Orlando, FL

15 & 16: Miami, FL (236 mi/380 km)

A mid-morning train takes you to Miami, offering sparkling sand beaches, pulsating nightlife, water adventures, shopping, and fine dining on South Beach. Relax on the beach for your last days on holiday or discover all that the south of Florida has to offer.

2 nights Miami, FL

17: Homeward Journey

This afternoon, catch your homeward flight from Miami’s airport OR choose an optional three day extension in the sun and fun!

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