Denver to Salt Lake City

Brand new in 2021! A rail journey like no other - be one of the first to ride through America's Southwest desert national parks aboard a luxury train known for the highest levels of customer service.

Vast canyons, inspiring deserts, natural archways and enchanting hoodoos are highlights of this brand new train route operated by the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer. Available in SilverLeaf or SilverLeaf Plus Service, this rail route is filled with natural marvels best seen by train, including Ruby Canyon, Mount Logan and crossing the Continental Divide. Enjoy premium craft cocktails, an elevated food experience, and a featured lounge car with additional space and dedicated mixologist.

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Travel Summary

  • Day 1: Denver arrival - overnight in Denver
  • Day 2: Rocky Mountaineer from Denver to Glenwood Springs - overnight in Glenwood Springs
  • Day 3: Rocky Mountaineer from Glenwood Springs to Moab - overnight in Moab
  • Day 4: Self-drive exploring of Moab and surrounding National Parks - overnight Moab
  • Day 5: Self-drive exploring from Moab to Salt Lake City - overnight in Salt Lake City
  • Day 6: Salt Lake City departure
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Daily Itinerary

Day 1 - Denver Arrival

Arrive in Denver and spend time exploring the scenic and exciting city. Overnight in Denver.

Day 2 - Rocky Mountaineer from Denver to Glenwood Springs

Depart Denver and travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer. Cross the Continental Divide as you take in the spectacular views of rugged canyons and the Colorado River before arriving at the resort town of Glenwood Springs. Overnight in Glenwood Springs.

Day 3 - Rocky Mountaineer from Glenwood Springs to Moab

Depart Glenwood Springs and travel onboard RockyMountaineer. Cross the Colorado-Utah border with stunning mountain views in the background. Red sandstone landscapes emerge as you approach Moab, the gateway to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Pick-up your rental car. Overnight in Moab.

Day 4 - Moab

Explore Moab at your leisure. Enjoy a scenic drive to Arches National Park, one of Utah’s ‘Mighty 5’ national parks. This park features accessible walks to see the famous red sandstone arches. The Colorado River and Dead Horse Point State Park are also recommended stops along the way. Overnight in Moab.

Day 5 - Moab to Salt Lake City

Drive from Moab to Salt Lake City. Stop at Canyonlands National Park along the way. Known for canyons and buttes carved out by the Colorado River, this park is another of Utah’s ‘Mighty 5’ national parks. Overnight in Salt Lake City.

Day 6 - Salt Lake City

Check out from your Salt Lake City hotel. Your journey ends upon return of your rental car.

What's Included

  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Plus Service
  • 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch onboard train
  • 5 nights hotel accommodation
  • Rail station transfers in Denver, Glenwood Springs and Moab
  • Car rental for 3 days
  • Independent Tour

Not Included

  • Transportation from the Denver airport
  • Transportation to the Salt Lake City airport
  • Meals, other than onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Rental car insurance
  • Gratuities for rail, hotel and transfer staff
  • Sales tax

2021 Pricing

Hotel Accommodations
SilverLeaf Train Service

Hotel Accommodations
SilverLeaf Plus Train Service

Double Occupancy

Single Occupancy

Double Occupancy

Single Occupancy

Aug - Nov

$2580 USD

$3979 USD

$2975 USD

$4374 USD

  • Prices for triples and children are available, please contact us for details.
  • Prices are per person and are subject to an additional sales tax.