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 getaways, or visits to America’s national parks. With more than 100 vacations in the United States alone, you’re sure to find the perfect itinerary.
Train Tours in the United States
Scenic Trains and Canyons of the West 8 days from $1899
Journey to the heart of the American West! Ride the rails and explore the country's most breathtaking National Parks! Come along on an adventure through the untamed Wild West and the unparalleled majesty of the Rocky Mountains!The exciting Trains and Canyons of the West is a perfect blend of historic, scenic trains and awe inspiring Canyons and National Parks.
Departs from June 2014 to September 2014.
Seattle / San Francisco Express 10 days from $2595
Set your own pace on this exciting rail tour to two of the Pacific Coast's most exciting cities, Seattle and San Francisco! Beginning in Chicago, board Amtrak's Empire Builder for the 2,206-mile journey to the Emerald City, Seattle.
Departs from October 2014 to October 2014.
Southwest Chief with The Grand Canyon - Chicago to Los Angeles 6 days from $935
Ride the rails west to the American frontier and experience the magnificent Grand Canyon up close and personal.
Departs from March 2013 to October 2014.