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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

Tennessee Treasures and the Great Smoky Mountains 9 days from $2295

Get set to experience some of the greatest sights and sounds east of the Mississippi on this tour to Tennessee, North Carolina and Washington, DC. Board Amtrak's City of New Orleans for the short overnight journey to Memphis.

Departs from April 2015 to April 2015.

The Beauty of Japan 13 days from $5549

Immerse yourself in the whimsical beauty of Japan’s temples and gardens on this 13-day rail tour.

Departs from April 2015 to April 2015.

The French Canadian Maritimes & North Atlantic 12 days from $4645

Explore the lovely sea-sprayed Maritimes, charming Quebec, and rugged Maine on this 10-day cruise.

Departs from May 2015 to October 2015.

Trains Across Colorado 9 days from $2249

It is easy to see why Trains Across Colorado is one of our most popular escorted tours.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2015.

Trains of the Colorado Rockies 9 days from $2199

Experience the majesty of the Colorado Rockies aboard four trains that celebrate the spirit of the Old West.

Departs from May 2015 to August 2015.

West Coast Swing 13 days from $2795

Discover the best of British Columbia and America's west coast on an exciting rail-sail adventure.

Departs from September 2015 to September 2015.

Western Explorer & Coastal Passage - Seattle to Calgary 10 days from $4640

This popular rail vacation from Vancouver to Jasper, Lake Louise, and Banff just got better with the inclusion of the Coastal Passage from Seattle along the Pacific Coast to Vancouver.

Departs from May 2015 to September 2015.

Winter Escape to the Grand Canyon - Chicago Round-trip 6 days from $995

This winter, escape to the warmth of America's southwest and the beauty of one of the world's top natural attractions, the Grand Canyon.

Departs from November 2014 to March 2015.

Wonders of the West 10 days from $3145

Without question, both Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks are truly 'Wonders of the West' and offer some of the most stunning scenery in North America.

Departs from June 2015 to August 2015.

Yellowstone, Black Hills, Mt Rushmore - From Chicago 11 days from $2595

No mountain range is more impressive than the Grand Tetons.

Departs from May 2015 to August 2015.


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