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Washington D. C. Special


Dropcaphis sample charter trip is for a business or entertainment excursion from Chicago to Washington D.C. and back to Chicago. Your customized itinerary begins with boarding the Northern Sky at Chicago's Union Station located at 225 South Canal Street, Chicago on Thursday. Departure is at 7:20 p.m.

Refreshments are served while you become familiar with the many amenities surrounding you. Watch the landscape glide by as your pre-planned Gourmet dinner is expertly served in the upper level dome.

The usual daily fare during the entire excursion includes a Continental breakfast, with fresh juice, fruit, coffee cakes, sweet breads, kringle, bagels with cream cheese and coffee. A one plate luncheon is included, as is a four course culinary delight for the evening meal. Your chef will prepare dinner choosing a salad and soup, entree, followed by a homemade dessert.

Mealtimes are generally:
Continental breakfast - 7:00 a.m.
Lunch - 12:00 noon
Dinner - 7:00 p.m.

The Northern Sky, and Amtrak's train #30 will take you and your guests through Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and West Virginia before arriving at Union Station, Washington D.C. at 2:20 p.m. Friday. Tour the capitol, conduct business meetings or see the many other D.C. attractions before our 4:05 p.m. departure on Sunday.

Relax in the splendor of the observation dome as we gently roll westward. Your taste buds will "come to life" as the aroma of dinner being prepared drifts up into the dome.

After a peaceful nights rest, a continental breakfast will be served before our scheduled Monday arrival is at 9:20 a.m.

The fare includes lease of your private rail car for five days, all rail switching and carrier fees, all food and beverages, your full time attendant and chef, rail car parking fees, on board sleeping accommodations, and all of the "extras" that make traveling by private rail car a uniquely memorable experience!

Please call (414) 281-7075 if you have any questions or concerns on this sample itinerary, or to discuss this or any other possibilities you may consider for chartering the Northern Sky.

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