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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

Glacier Park Discovery Tour 9 days from $3399

Embark on a 9-day rail vacation to discover Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Park, the world's first International Peace Park.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2015.

Glaciers, Rails & Trails 11 days from $3725

Travel to Anchorage, Seward, Girdwood and Talkeetna with a focus on backcountry adventure.

Departs from May 2015 to September 2015.

Glories of the West - Great National Parks by Streamliner Train 13 days from $3995

America's West is home to some of the United States greatest National Parks, and on this 13-day tour you can explore some of the most iconic firsthand.

Departs from June 2014 to August 2014.

Golden Gate Holiday 7 days from $1995

Embark on the beautiful one time journey west from Salt Lake City to Northern California traveling through the same places that evoke the mystique of the Old West.

Departs from June 2015 to August 2015.

Golden West Ramble 12 days from $3395

Journey through the Colorado Rockies on this fantastic 12-day rail trip aboard Amtrak's renowned California Zephyr bound for California.

Departs from September 2014 to September 2015.

Grand Alaska 10 days from $1689

Experience the best of Alaska on this 10-day escorted tour.

Departs from May 2015 to September 2015.

Grand Canyon & the West Coast 12 days from $2198

Nature's wonders abound on this 12-day rail vacation to the western US Highlights.

Departs from May 2014 to October 2015.

Grand Canyon Railway Rails to the Rim Adventure - Chicago 6 days from $995

Visit one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World on this exciting rail adventure.

Departs from November 2014 to March 2016.

Grand Canyon Railway Rails to the Rim Adventure - Los Angeles 4 days from $698

The Grand Canyon awaits on this spectacular Rails to the Rim vacation.

Departs from November 2014 to March 2016.

Grand Fall Tour: Empire State Autumn By Rail 10 days from $3599

See the best of the Empire State’s fall colors on this 10-day seasonal rail tour. Highlights include 6 incredible train rides, 2 cruises and private coach travel through the autumn colors.

Departs from October 2015 to October 2015.


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