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USA Train Vacations

 America’s rolling prairies, plains, and towering mountain peaks paint the picturesque backdrop for a USA train vacation. Add to that landscape bustling metropolises, expansive national parks, and acclaimed historic sites and attractions, and it’s easy to see why the United States is a perfect destination for a train trip.

The beauty of a vacation by rail is it begins the moment you step aboard the train. Settle into your cozy onboard accommodations and leave the driving to someone else as you travel deep into unspoiled natural beauty. Admire the passing scenery from your seat or the train’s observation lounge. Enjoy a hot meal in the dining car or the café, read a book, or listen to music as the train crisscrosses the country. While many of our independent and escorted train vacations include overnight travel aboard an iconic long-distance train, there is a great selection that solely feature excursions aboard day trains that are just as historic including vintage trains like the Grand Canyon Railway as well as scenic tourist trains like Colorado’s Durango & Silverton and New England’s Cape Cod Central Railroad.

Each train vacation incorporates an iconic train journey into a well-planned itinerary that also includes visits to popular destinations, comprehensive sightseeing, and more. Choose from rail trips in Alaska, popular Coast to Coast train vacations, fall foliage tours, or visits to America’s national parks by train. With more than 100 vacations in the United States alone, you’re sure to find the perfect itinerary.

 USA Train Vacations

Train Tours in the United States

Great Parks of the Southwest featuring the Grand Canyon 11 days from $2495

Discover the scenic southwest on this rail tour to 6 national parks: the Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Escalante, Capitol Reef and Arches

Departs from September 2015 to September 2016.

New England’s Fall Foliage Express 8 days from $2299

The only tour in the world where you are able to travel by rail and motorcoach through all 6 New England states during daylight hours so that you won't miss a moment of magic.

Departs from September 2015 to October 2015.

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta by Rail 9 days from $2399

Join visitors from around the world at the 44th annual International Balloon Fiesta, where hundreds of brightly colored hot air balloons are launched into the Albuquerque sky and the whole town is abuzz with excitement and festivities. You’ll also get to visit the incredible Arches and Mesa National Parks, ride the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, and tour historic Santa Fe.

Departs from September 2015 to September 2016.

America Coast to Coast with Glacier National Park - Eastbound 14 days from $2265

From the Emerald City to New York City, this 14-day rail vacation.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2016.

America Coast to Coast with Grand Canyon 14 days from $2553

From New York City to the Grand Canyon, see the best of the U.S. by train!

Departs from April 2015 to October 2017.

America’s Beautiful West 14 days from $2945

America's legendary West beckons with the Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Park's breathtaking scenery.

Departs from September 2015 to September 2016.

America’s Great National Parks 14 days from $3489

Featuring five amazing National Parks: Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Arches, and Canyonlands.

Departs from July 2015 to September 2016.

America’s Parks & Monuments featuring Mt Rushmore 11 days from $2699

Explore the Old West on this 11-day tour to Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Badlands National Parks, Buffalo Bill's stomping grounds in Cody, and historic national sites including Mt. Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial.

Departs from September 2015 to September 2016.

America’s Treasures & Natural Wonders 14 days from $3345

Visit six of America’s storied National Parks on this 14-day escorted rail tour.

Departs from July 2015 to September 2016.

Autumn in New England 8 days from $1899

The fiery reds, yellows and burnt oranges of New England's annual fall foliage are the perfect backdrop for a fall tour through the region.

Departs from September 2015 to October 2016.


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