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Information Depot

Vacations by Rail's Information Depot keeps you up to date with all the latest exciting train vacation and train tour options available throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Beyond.

Train News You Can Use

Amtrak's Empire Builder train will operate on a modified schedule this spring and summer. Learn details about the temporary schedule and suggestions on how to prepare for longer travel times.
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You’re Invited: April 30 National Parks By Rail Webinar

Join our National Parks By Rail webinar on April 30 to learn about the rich history between the railroads and America's national parks as well as popular rail journeys to these natural treasures.
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Top 10 Train Vacations

Living in a fast-paced world, it may seem the fastest way to travel is the best way to travel. Even on vacation we have a tendency to want to hurry to our destination. The constant rush to be somewhere is what leads us to miss out on what is right in front of us, but what if the journey was our destination? Maybe then we could slow down and appreciate it fully. Traveling by train allows us to do what no other method of transportation allows us to do---enjoy the moment and the journey. Traveling by train means slowing down to take in the sights as legendary trains take you along iconic rail routes through unspoiled natural beauty en route to spectacular destinations. Slow things down and take a breath of fresh air. Here are the top 10 rail tours you'll want to consider:
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5 Family-Friendly Train Vacations

Train vacations are a great family-friendly getaway any time of the year. With a whole train to explore, built-in meals and accommodations, and someone else to do the “driving,” they’re budget-friendly, efficient, and most important, fun! Following are some of our favorite rail vacations offering something for the whole family...
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2014 Brochures Now Available

Hot off the press: Request your Vacations By Rail 2014 brochure featuring a selection of train vacations throughout the USA, Canada, Europe and Beyond.
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