Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 08, 2013
Celebrate Presidents’ Day weekend with a train vacation straight from the history books. Chicago-based specialty travel company Vacations By Rail offers a new rail package honoring one of the country’s greatest presidents, Abraham Lincoln.
The 3-day Springfield City Package offers a quick getaway to Illinois’ State Capital and the home of President Abraham Lincoln. This rail vacation includes roundtrip rail travel from Chicago aboard Amtrak’s Lincoln Service, hotel accommodations in Springfield for two nights, and an entrance ticket to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. With ample time at leisure, travelers can stop at the nearby Old Capitol building, the Illinois State Capitol, the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, and Lincoln’s Tomb. Packages depart daily and start at $311 per person.
Honor the nation’s past leaders beyond President’s Day with a visit to their libraries and museums. Plan a fall getaway on which presidential history comes alive with the 11-day Presidential Library Tour, a train vacation to seven Presidential Libraries—the Abraham Lincoln Library, Harry Truman Library, Dwight Eisenhower Library, Lyndon B. Johnson Library, George H.W. Bush Library, William J. Clinton Library, and the new George W. Bush Library. Highlights include travel aboard Amtrak’s City of New Orleans, Texas Eagle, and Lincoln Service, hotel accommodations, select meals, admission to all included attractions, and more. This tour departs Chicago on September 25 and starts at $2,195 per person.
Retrace America’s heritage with visits to cities that played an important role in the nation’s history like Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, DC on the new American Heritage and Spirit of America independent vacations. Departure dates are available from April through December and include comprehensive city sightseeing at leisure for travelers to drink in history at their own pace.
All of Vacations By Rail’s train vacations include rail transportation, hotel accommodations, select meals and comprehensive sightseeing. Detailed itineraries as well as Vacations By Rail’s complete product line can be found at http://www.vacationsbyrail.com.
To book a Vacations By Rail train vacation, contact a rail specialist at 1-877-929-7245.
About Vacations by Rail:
Vacations By Rail is North America’s leading seller of rail travel and tours and the trusted authority on rail vacations. Travelers can choose from the largest selection of independent rail vacations, escorted rail tours, and luxury rail journeys around the world. Vacations By Rail also provides virtually every European rail pass and ticket to meet customers’ European travel needs. For more information on Vacations By Rail and the company’s products, visit http://www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 1-877-929-7245.