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Vacations By Rail's Expert Advice, News, Tour Resources & More 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.

The Best USA Winter Getaways

Winter vacation destinations beckon throughout the United States for nature-lovers and city-fans alike. Whether you’re looking to escape the chilly snow or relish its lovely scenery, consider brightening your colder months with a U.S. rail vacation.

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A Journey on VIA Rail’s Ocean: The Window to Canada

The Canadian Maritimes are known for their enchanting seaside towns and unspoiled nature, and there’s no better way to take in the scenery and see the best of the province than on a train vacation.

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Rail Vacations Offer One-of-a-Kind Experiences in Popular Destinations

Vacations By Rail® Announces New 2017 Tours and Early-Booking Incentives

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Colorado’s Top Six Train Adventures

Explore the historic West's historic railways and Rocky Mountains with six of its best known train adventures.

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Vacations By Rail® Offers Early-Booking Incentive on Winter Getaways

Book a one-of-a-kind seasonal getaway with Vacations By Rail and enjoy a complimentary additional hotel night.

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Ticket to Best Fall Color-Watching: Scenic Rail Excursions

There’s no better way to enjoy the colors of fall than aboard a train.

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Switzerland’s Iconic Railways

Switzerland is known for many things but one of the most treasured parts of this magical country are its famous railways.

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Must Have Travel Gadgets

In this day and age, there are so many cool devices. What was travel like without our smart phones or tablets? Paperback crossword puzzles probably wouldn't cut it in today's world. Aside from our personal devices, there are some amazing travel gadgets perfect for your next rail vacation.

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25 Must Take Train Trips

Some of the best destinations all across the world also offer some of the most scenic train routes. The trips can be just a few hours long or can even last for days, but the experience lasts a lifetime.

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Vacations By Rail® Introduces Two New Rail/Cruise Vacations for Travelers

Enjoy a Yukon/Denali Adventure or a Danube Rail/River Experience with Vacations By Rail

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