Winter Spectacular ~ Twin Cities to Seattle

January 22 – 24, 2018 & January 29 – 30, 2018

Customers who board need to purchase the necessary ticket for nightly accommodations on Amtrak, in either the sleeping car or coach. Visit Amtrak.com for booking your overnight room to Seattle.


Friends of the 261 will be traveling west for a private event in Seattle on January 27th, and we are offering guest the chance of a lifetime to ride through the snow covered Rocky Mountains of the United States. Travel with us as we whisk through the great northwest to Seattle, Washington. 

Passengers will board Amtrak at Union Depot in St. Paul, upon arrival in Minot Passengers will be welcomed aboard the Friends cars as we travel west across North Dakota, Montana and into the Rocky Mountains.   Passengers can either disembark in Whitefish and check into local accommodations or continue travel to points west or Seattle on board Amtrak.  If your traveling West of Whitefish, you will rejoin Amtrak accommodations in either Whitefish or Libby, MT for the night.  After traveling all day aboard the private cars, you can return to your Amtrak accommodation for a restful night. Wake up refreshed and rejoin the private cars at Leavenworth, WA or Everett, WA for a spectacular trip along the Puget Sound into Seattle.

This trip will be featuring Milwaukee Road equipment in matching orange and maroon colors. The cars will start our journey by returning to the route they once traveled in regular service. These meticulously refurbished, fully restored cars recall the era when traveling was half the fun and offer a memorable journey you’ll cherish for years to come!

Theses trips will feature premier rolling stock, such as: Baggage 2450     Wisconsin Valley     Super Dome 53     Cedar Rapids 



Winter Spectacular ~ Twin Cities to Seattle

Times
St. Paul to Seattle – Jan 22, 2018
Depart St. Paul Union Depot – 10:20 pm CT
Arrive Minot Amtrak Station – 8:29 am CT
Arrive Whitefish – 8:56 pm MT
Arrive Libby – 10:59 pm MT
Arrive Leavenworth – 6:08 am PT
Arrive Everett – 8:38 am PT
Arrive Seattle Union Station – 10:25 am PT

Whitefish to St Paul – Jan 29, 2018
Depart Whitefish – 7:41 am MT
Arrive Minot – 9:47 pm CT
Arrive St. Paul – 7:43 am CT

Pricing

St Paul/Minot to Seattle – $400.00
St Paul/Minot to Whitefish – $350.00
Whitefish to Minot/St Paul – $350.00

Customers who board need to purchase the necessary ticket for nightly accommodations on Amtrak, in either the sleeping car or coach. Visit Amtrak.com for booking your overnight room to Seattle.

*Terms & Conditions Apply, *This is NOT an excursion with the steam engine Milwaukee 261