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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

Springfield Historical Package 2 days from $225

Discover's Springfield on a 2-day train getaway to Illinois' state capitol.

Departs from November 2014 to October 2015.

The Historic St. Lawrence River to America’s Five Great Lakes - Eastbound 12 days from $4784

Follow in the footsteps of the French fur trade and the Ojibwe Nation on this tour of the Great Lakes and the province of Quebec.

Departs from August 2015 to August 2016.

The Historic St. Lawrence River to America’s Five Great Lakes - Westbound 12 days from $4784

Travel westbound as you follow in the footsteps on the French fur trade and the Ojibwe Nation on this tour of the Great Lakes and the Canadian province of Quebec.

Departs from July 2015 to July 2016.

Three Bears of Alaska 17 days from $8889

Come and discover the incredible land where Kodiak bears, grizzly bears, and Alaskan polar bears roam wild.

Departs from August 2015 to December 2016.

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 trains that celebrate the spirit of the Old West.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2016.

Trains of West Virginia 7 days from $2095

Ride the rails through mountains and along country roads in “Wild and Wonderful” West Virginia.

Departs from October 2015 to October 2016.

Washington DC, New Orleans & Los Angeles by Rail 10 days from $1974

Historic sites, nationally recognized landmarks and culture await in three of the country's most-visited cities: Washington D.C., New Orleans and Los Angeles.

Departs from June 2015 to October 2016.

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.

West Virginia Mountain Rails & Trails 7 days from $1969

Ride West Virginia’s most famous railways on this weeklong trip through rolling mountains and historic landmarks. The best of the Appalachian shines through on this beautiful journey reminiscent of the glory days of train travel.

Departs from July 2016 to October 2016.


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