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Seattle to Banff: The Coastal Passage and the Rockies by Rail

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9 Days | 8 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Jul 11, 2014
Arrivals and transfers to the hotel in Seattle, WA. Check-in is 4:00 p.m. Dinner at the hotel at 6:00 p.m.
You will be staying at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Seattle (Downtown) that night.
Location: Seattle, Washington
Nearest city or town: Seattle
Nearest airport: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

End of Program
Jul 19, 2014
Morning transfer from Banff to Calgary, AB (airport/downtown). Approximate arrival at Calgary airport is 11:00 a.m. Departures from Calgary, AB.
You will be staying at the Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa the night before.
Location: Banff, Alberta
Nearest city or town: Calgary, Alberta
Nearest airport: Calgary International Airport
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Rising 34 stories over one of America's most scenic cities, the Crowne Plaza Hotel – Seattle provides guests with comfort and luxury, creating the ultimate home-away-from-home experience. Only 14 miles from the Seattle Tacoma International Airport, we can help you make the most of your time in our fascinating city. Walk to the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square, Safeco Field, and hundreds of other unforgettable shops and restaurants. Whether traveling for business or leisure, you will be delighted by our comfortable rooms featuring stunning views of the Emerald city.

Contact info:
1113 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 USA
phone: 206-464-1980
web: www.cphotelseattle.com/

Room amenities: Plush Sleep Advantage™ beds, 37" Flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels. High-speed Internet access (additional fee). Work desk with lamp, phone, and voicemail setup. Convenient hairdryer, bathrobe, iron, & ironing board. Complimentary weekday morning newspaper

Facility amenities: Expert concierge services, 24-hour fitness & business center access, on-site dining at the Regatta Bar & Grille.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact hotel for rates
Contact hotel directly for rates and availability. Toll Free: 800-521-2762

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The impressive hand hewn logs that accent the building's exterior and lobby create the spectacular ambience of this mountain lodge. The massive fieldstone fireplace that dominates the lobby invites you to relax in front of warm crackling flames.

Contact info:
521 Banff Avenue
Banff, AB T1L 1B1 Canada
phone: 403-762-5887
web: www.banffcariboulodge.com

Room amenities: Rooms feature mountain luxury beds, maple furnishings and artwork inspired by Canada's magnificent Rocky Mountains. All rooms have hairdryers, flat panel TV, coffee maker with complimentary tea and coffee, iron/ironing board, free high-speed Internet, mini fridge, in-room safe, clock/radio and

Facility amenities: The lodge features 195 well-appointed rooms. Facilities include The Keg Steakhouse & Bar, free high-speed internet, a heated underground parkade, and an exercise room with 35 person jetted hot pool, a steam room, and exercise equipment. ATM, laundry/dry cleaning service and 24 hour front desk. Downtown shops and restaurants are accessible via a pleasant 10-minute walk or by the complimentary shuttle service.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Contact hotel directly.
Contact hotel directly if you wish to stay on in Banff. Toll Free: 1-800-563-8764

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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8 nights of accommodations
22 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips


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