Hands down, one of the world's most beautiful stretches of coastline lies between Northern California and Oregon. Sculpted by turbulent, pounding waves of the Pacific Ocean this holiday through small coast towns, pristine Oregon wilderness, snow-capped mountains and crystal-clear lakes is definitely one for the USA list.
One of the most beautiful of all the US train routes, the Coast Starlight connects the great cities of the West Coast. The scenery along the Coast Starlight route is unparalleled; snow capped mountains, dense forests, lush valleys and the dramatic, rugged Pacific shoreline.
You won't be able to resist this journey up the incredible California Coast into the rugged Oregon wilderness, and it's jewel in the crown, the breathtakingly beautiful Crater Lake. You'll be bowled over by the scenery around Mount Hood and Mount Rainier National Park and you'll be sure to adore bohemian Portland and savvy Seattle.
The sheer variety of Oregon's scenery is staggering from cascading waterfalls, dense forests, glorious wild mountains ranges and deep canyons to uncrowded beaches and quaint towns.
Welcome to the Great Pacific Northwest, a region of the United States where the geography and landscapes are unique to America and vary dramatically within the region. Several majestic mountain ranges including the Coast Mountains, Cascade Range, the Olympic Mountains and the Columbia Mountains dominate the region.
Uncrowded, undiscovered and undeniably stunning. This tour will take you along the scenic, rugged coast of Oregon and on into the wild and stunningly beautiful surroundings of Washington State.
Experience the West Coast of America on Amtrak's Coast Starlight. Recently refurbished, this legendary train now featuresstylish Parlour Cars, new arcade rooms andenhanced amenities.
Majestic, unspoiled and unimaginably glorious - welcome to the pristine Pacific Northwest.