For a clients looking for a unique New Year’s getaway, suggest the Society of International Railway Travelers December 27 to January 3 journey through Mexico's Copper Canyon on the Sierra Madre Express.
The five-car train climbs to reveal panoramic views of the canyon. The excursion runs round-trip from Tucson, with the $3,695 fee covering accommodations—two nights on the train and five nights at hotels and inns—plus most meals, activities and tips.
Highlights of this departure are a cruise on the Bay of Topolobampo and a New Year's Eve dinner at Posada Mirador on the canyon's edge. Call 800-478-4881 or visit www.irtsociety.com.