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Rocky Mountaineer Launches Rail Travel Season For 2024

Rocky Mountaineer launches its 2024 season
Ready for 2024 [Image by Rocky Mountaineer on Facebook]
As train travel becomes popular again for those who wish to reduce their carbon footprint, one rail service truly stands out. Rocky Mountaineer has launched its 2024 season, leaving Vancouver Station on April 15 and heading for Banff. Meanwhile, they have also announced an exciting musical partnership with the Moab Music Festival. Read on to find out more about Rocky Mountaineer’s 2024 season.

Rocky Mountaineer launches its 2024 season

Ride the Rocky Mountaineer
[Image by Rocky Mountaineer on Facebook]
On April 15, 2024, the first train of the Rocky Mountaineer 2024 season departed from Vancouver Station, on its way to Banff. The world-famous glass-domed carriages of the Rocky Mountaineer are ready again to travel through Western Canada and the American Southwest. Meanwhile, the trains offer all-daylight travel to showcase some of the most stunning scenery that North America has to offer.

First departure dates for each of Rocky Mountaineer’s routes are as follows:

Canyonlands National Park, Utah
Canyonlands National Park, Utah [Image by Rocky Mountaineer on Facebook]
  • April 15: First Passage to the West (Vancouver – Kamloops – Banff)
  • April 16: Journey Through the Clouds (Vancouver – Kamloops – Jasper)
  • April 25: Rockies to the Red Rocks (Denver – Glenwood Springs – Moab)
  • April 27: Rainforest to Gold Rush (Vancouver – Whistler – Quesnel – Jasper)

What does Rocky Mountaineer offer to travelers?

Panoramic views through the windows
Views through the glass dome [Image by Rocky Mountaineer on Facebook]
Among the new features on the train’s Canadian routes are redesigned menus, offering guests a choice of meal options, each inspired by the areas the Rocky Mountaineer travels through. Moreover, the company continues to work together with local suppliers to be able to offer regionally sourced ingredients and delicious cuisine.

Other itineraries of the Rocky Mountaineer

Anyone wanting to experience even more of the stunning Canadian Rockies can combine two iconic rail trips into a Circle Journey package. The company’s Circle Journey packages offer from eight to 14 nights, five days of which are onboard the train.

Sounds in the Southwest

Rocky Mountaineer partners with Moab Music Festival
Sounds in the Southwest [Image Moab Music Festival on Facebook]
One truly exciting option for 2024 is that Rocky Mountaineer is proudly partnering with the Moab Music Festival. Through this partnership, the company will connect guests with one of the most anticipated musical events of the Southwest. The special edition package is dubbed Sounds in the Southwest and will run from September 3 to 11, 2024, while offering an eight-night musical travel experience.

Guests can board the train for a two-day Rockies to the Red Rocks rail route from Denver, Colorado to Moab, Utah. Once there, guests can spend four nights in Moab, enjoying a wonderful fusion of music and nature. Moreover, they can explore the striking natural venues, tucked among the canyon walls, rivers and towering red rocks. From there, guests will climb back onboard for another two days of spectacular scenery and world-class service.

In total, the Sounds in the Southwest package includes the following:

  • A round trip Denver Return Journey onboard Rocky Mountaineer in SilverLeaf Plus Service
  • Tickets to four Moab Music Festival programs
  • Transportation to and from concert venues
  • 8 nights of hotel accommodation: 2 nights in Denver, 2 nights in Glenwood Springs, and 4 nights in Moab
  • 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, and 1 dinner onboard Rocky Mountaineer

Find out more about this fabulous, musical train journey on the company’s website here. Moreover, guests can book other itineraries for 2024 and also for 2025 at www.rockymountaineer.com



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