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*** Three Exciting 2014 Tours ***
See Below!

Private Railcar Colonial Crafts

Colonial Crafts at San Diego, CA / 25 Seat Lounge

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Welcome to the world of exclusive private passenger railroad car travel. Private railway passenger cars have a long tradition of providing the finest in personal service and comfort. Private car COLONIAL CRAFTS continues this tradition for the modern traveler.

Our 2014 Tours

Dinner at Hearst Castle,
September 18-19 and October 9-10, 2014

Experience what it was like to be an honored guest of William Randolph Hearst! These exclusive overnight getaways includes travel from Los Angeles to the region in vintage private railcars SILVER LARIAT September 18-19 and COLONIAL CRAFTS October 9-10, a private catered dinner at Hearst Castle and special behind the scenes tour personally conducted by a Museum Executive. Also included is lodging in a deluxe ocean-front hotel in San Simeon, and a short wine-tasting tour prior to reboarding your private railcar. Aboard SILVER LARIAT and COLONIAL CRAFTS you'll be pampered by our professional staff who will provide luncheon, hors d'Oeurves and dinner prepared for you fresh in our kitchen, as well as our complimentary bar.

Please contact California Zephyr Railcar Charters by clicking here or calling (714) 751-2032 for a color brochure, additional information, reservations and booking the September 18-19 Hearst Castle Tour.

Please contact Colonial Crafts toll free at (877) 224-1150 or at Colonial Crafts@earthlink.net for a color brochure, additional information, reservations and booking for the October 9-10 Hearst Castle Tour.

These tours continue our very successful Hearst Castle tour program. Additional information is available on our Special Events page.

On Our Way to Santa Fe,
July 28 - August 2, 2014

Join us on a unique 6-day luxury adventure tour presented by our private railcar tour partners California Zephyr Railcar Charters of the beautiful sites in and around Santa Fe, New Mexico. You’ll travel from Los Angeles aboard four restored cars from the golden age of rail travel, including 2 Vista-Domes from the fabled California Zephyr. All guests will have sleeping car accommodations, and meals aboard the train will be prepared fresh by our chefs in our kitchen, and served on fine monogram china on California Zephyr table linens. When we arrive in Santa Fe your luggage will be transferred to La Fonda Hotel, a former Fred Harvey property that is right on the Plaza. This fine hotel will be our home for the next 3 nights. The Santa Fe Opera is playing while we’re in town, and we’ve worked the schedule to accommodate opera aficionados who might wish to take in a performance or two while we’re in Santa Fe. We are also offering a day on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad, traveling from Chama to Antonito, or for those who have a desire to sample the native culture we’ll take you to Chimayo and Taos Pueblo.

Additional information on our On Our Way to Santa Fe Tour is on our Special Events page.

Please contact California Zephyr Railcar Charters by clicking here or calling (714) 751-2032 for color brochures, additional information, reservations and booking the On Our Way to Santa Fe Tour.

COLONIAL CRAFTS is based and maintained in Los Angeles, California, a major hub on the Amtrak system. From Los Angeles, COLONIAL CRAFTS may be chartered on Amtrak routes to San Diego, Oakland and Seattle, Denver and Chicago, New Orleans and beyond. COLONIAL CRAFTS is equipped to travel to all Amtrak destinations.

Whatever your reason for considering private railcar travel, private car Colonial Crafts may be just the car for your needs. Please browse our web site or contact us for more information on private car travel.

This page updated:
1/12/2014