Travel Opportunities

Rail Travel Offered By AAPRCO Members

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Although our members often charter their cars to an individual or company, many offer travel opportunities to others. As individual car owners inform us of opportunities where space is available on their car(s), those travel opportunities will be posted here.

The actions of the members of AAPRCO, Inc. are those of independent contractors. AAPRCO, Inc. does not own nor operate cars and does not make any representation as to the services provided.

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This information was last updated on January 30, 2017

Travel Opportunities are listed in order of the date of departure.

Upcoming Events

Jan Feb Mar 2017

Spring Fling to Washington DC (March 29 – April 2)

Join us onboard BERLIN and DEARING for a Spring Fling to the Nation’s Capitol March 29 – April 2, 2017  to view the stars of springtime…the cherry blossoms. The National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the city of Washington DC. Today’s National Cherry Blossom Festival has grown …

“City of Chicago” (March 29 – April 1)

American Rail Excursions, Inc. Presents The “City of Chicago” – 2017 A fun-filled New Orleans to Chicago Rail Adventure Featuring Two nights in New Orleans, LA and overnight enroute to Chicago, IL March 29-31 & April 1, 2017 Tour Highlights: You can enjoy two days of touring New Orleans before we depart New Orleans March 31. No hotel needed. Evenings, …


Apr May June 2017

Los Angeles to Kansas City and return (April 29 – May 6)

ACOMA, MONTANA and PALM LEAF Los Angeles – Kansas City – Los Angeles April 29 thru May 6, 2017 Join us for a journey of 8 days and 7 nights aboard our three private railcars (ACOMA, MONTANA and PALM LEAF) behind Amtrak’s Southwest Chief through the desert southwest and over Raton Pass! This fundraising charter, operated to benefit the Friends …

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (April 28 thru May 2)

DEARING Washington DC – New Orleans LA – Washington DC April 28 – May 2, 2017 Travel to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival onboard the DEARING. Our adventure begins in Washington DC on April 27. We depart Union Station at 6:30 PM and can pick up passengers all along the route of Amtrak’s Crescent We stop in Atlanta …

Fernandina Beach FL Shrimp Festival (May 3 – May 10)

DEARING Washington DC – Jacksonville FL – Washington DC May 3 – May 10, 2017 Save the dates on your calendar.  We are planning a trip to the 54th annual Shrimp Festival at Fernandina Beach, Florida. Arts and antique show, fun events (Pirate Parade!) and of course shrimp. Pricing and details will be announced as soon as we work out …

“Cherry Blossom Special” (April 4 – April 9/10)

American Rail Excursions, Inc. Presents The “Cherry Blossom Special” – 2017 Chicago – Cincinnati – Washington DC – Pittsburgh – Chicago – St. Louis April 4 – 9(10), 2017 Tour Highlights: • Attentive first-class service provided by our professional experienced on-board staff. • Our trip begins from Chicago, IL and returns to Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO. • Ride …

“The River Cities Rail Tour” (May 25/26 – May 29/30)

American Rail Excursions, Inc. Presents “The River Cities Rail Tour” St. Louis – Chicago – Kansas City – St. Louis – Chicago From St. Louis, Thursday, May 25, 2017 – Monday, May 29, 2017; 5 Days, 4 nights From Chicago, Friday May 26, 2017 – Tuesday, May 30, 2017; 5 Days, 4 nights Tour Highlights: • Convenient boarding locations in …

July Aug Sep 2017

Green Mountain Flyer (2017 Convention Special Train)

AAPRCO 2017 (40th Annual) Convention Burlington VT September 19 – 21, 2017 Green Mountain Flyer Special Train Albany-Rensselaer NY – Utica NY – Saratoga Springs NY – Bluff Point (Plattsburgh) NY – Whitehall NY – Rutland VT – Burlington VT – Hoosick Junction NY – Albany-Rennselaer NY September 14 – 22, 2017 The Green Mountain Flyer will be a special …

“The Montana & Glacier National Park Special” (July 8/9 – July 15/16)

American Rail Excursions, Inc. Presents “The Montana & Glacier National Park Special” A Fun Filled Private Car trip Up to 9 days and 8 nights all inclusive tour based on your itinerary Departing from either St. Louis or Chicago July (8)9 – July 15(16), 2017 Come and experience Glacier’s pristine forests, alpine meadows, rugged mountains, and spectacular lakes. With over …

Oct Nov Dec 2017

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