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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

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.

Memphis & New Orleans Hosted Experience 6 days from $1395

Invigorate your spirit with a soulful vacation to two of the liveliest southern destinations, Memphis and New Orleans.

Departs from April 2015 to September 2015.

National Parks & the Wild West 12 days from $2899

Your 12-day adventure through Cowboy Country includes the best of the Old West with visits to Jackson Hole, Grand Teton National Park, Big Sky Country and Yellowstone National Park, the Wild West town of Cody, and Glacier National Park.

Departs from August 2015 to August 2015.

New Orleans Express 6 days from $1005

Discover the magic of New Orleans your on this 6-day independent train vacation.

Departs from April 2014 to December 2015.

New Orleans Holiday & The Spirit of the Antebellum South 11 days from $2138

Get in the spirit of the season aboard the festive American Queen riverboat. On this elegant river cruise, you’ll discover the holiday traditions of the Cajun and Creole cultures and experience what remains of the grand Antebellum South.

Departs from December 2014 to December 2014.

Southwest Chief & Panama Canal Cruise 18 days from $2508

Set off for adventure on an 18-day rail-cruise vacation across America's west and through the Panama Canal.

Departs from January 2015 to January 2015.

Western 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 2015.

Yellowstone & Glacier Adventure Tour 11 days from $2795

Three National Parks of the glorious West await you on this 11-day tour that combines travel aboard iconic trains with unique escorted sightseeing along the path followed by America's pioneers.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2015.

2015 In the Path of Lewis & Clark 11 days from $4895

Join us on a very special one-time voyage of discovery that combines a journey aboard the Great Western Limited from California to Portland

Departs from September 2015 to September 2015.

Alaska by Daylight 11 days from $2739

One of the premier packages on the Alaska Railroad, this 11-day adventure takes you from tidewater to Alaska’s “Golden Heart” in the Interior.

Departs from May 2014 to September 2014.


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