Rail & Cruise Vacations in the USA
Get a unique perspective of some of the United States’ most breathtaking sights from both land and sea when you embark on a train to cruise vacation. Begin with an overnight rail journey aboard one of America’s legendary long-distance trains for the journey into unspoiled natural beauty comprised of majestic mountain ranges, expansive prairies, wooded glens, bayous, and stretches of glittering Pacific coastline en route to the destinations like Seattle, San Francisco, and New Orleans where you board your state-of-the-art cruise ship.
Cruise destinations can include a voyage through Alaska’s Inside Passage to ports of call like Ketchikan, Sitka, Glacier Bay National Park, and Juneau; a cruise to Hawaii’s tropical destinations of Hilo, Honolulu, Kauai, Maui, and Ensenada, Mexico; a Mexico cruise to Cabo San Lucas, Loreto, La Paz, and Puerto Vallarta; or, a Western Caribbean cruise to Mexico, Jamaica, and the Cayman Islands.
Train to Cruise Vacations
Coast Starlight and the Columbia River Cruise 9 days from $4472
Travel along the dazzling Pacific Coast aboard the Coast Starlight for the overnight journey from Los Angeles to Portland, where you will meet the American Empress for your river cruise along the Columbia and Snake Rivers. Highlights of your Pacific Northwest adventure include visits to Astoria, The Dalles and Sacajawea State Park.
Departs from August 2014 to October 2015.
Empire Builder - Glacier National Park & Alaska Cruise 15 days from $3033
Experience all the beauty of the Pacific Northwest on this 15-day rail-cruise vacation.
Departs from June 2015 to August 2016.
Journey Along the Upper Mississippi 10 days from $3244
America’s Heartland is the backdrop of this 10-day rail-river cruise vacation that includes visits to Chicago, St. Louis, Hannibal, Dubuque, La Crosse, Red Wing, and Minneapolis/St. Paul.
Departs from August 2014 to September 2015.
New Orleans Holiday & The Spirit of the Antebellum South 11 days from $3831
Aboard the festive American Queen riverboat. On this elegant river cruise, you’ll discover the traditions of the Cajun and Creole cultures and experience what remains of the grand Antebellum South.
Departs from February 2015 to December 2015.
Alaska by Land and Sea Featuring 3 nights in Denali 13 days from $1599
From a rail journey along the dramatic Turnagain Arm to cruising the famed Inside Passage, this tour brings you the best of wild Alaska.
Departs from May 2015 to September 2015.