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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

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Lake Erie Special 5 days from $699

The American side of the great Lake Erie holds a wealth of railroad attractions. Ride the Lakeshore Limited with us, then explore three states on this exclusive, new trip.

Departs from July 2014 to July 2014.

Chicago's Bukingham Fountain

Lake Shore Limited Experience-Chicago to New York 4 days from $765

Enjoy the ride from one world-class city to another as you journey through rocky cliffs and historic landmarks.

Departs from November 2013 to October 2014.

Mackinac Islands

Mackinac Island & The Grand Hotel 8 days from $2249

The Midwest is bursting with fall colors! This brilliant 8-day tour shows off the best of Michigan's autumn colors including a visit to one of its most treasured locations, beautiful Mackinac Island.

Departs from September 2014 to September 2015.

Memphis Elvis Statue

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.

Memphis

Memphis - New Orleans Rail - River Journey 11 days from $3276

Discover the charm of the South on an 11-day rail river-cruise adventure.

Departs from December 2014 to December 2015.

Atchafalaya River Basin

Mid South Circle Tour 9 days from $2395

Explore Texas Hill Country and Louisiana’s Cajun Country as you visit popular Mid South destinations including San Antonio, Fredericksburg, Lafayette, St. Martinsville, Henderson, and New Orleans.

Departs from March 2015 to March 2015.

Conway Scenic

New England Autumn Foliage Rails and Sails 8 days from $2098

This seasonal 8-day escorted tour takes travelers through all six New England states, showcasing the vibrant fall foliage in each.

Departs from September 2014 to October 2014.

Stowe

New England’s Fall Foliage 9 days from $2295

Embark on a seasonal train vacation highlighting the spectacular sights of autumn in New England.

Departs from October 2014 to October 2014.

Mystic Seaport

New England’s Fall Foliage Express 8 days from $2299

The only tour in the world where you are able to travel by rail and motorcoach through all 6 New England states during daylight hours so that you won't miss a moment of magic.

Departs from September 2014 to October 2014.

Barrier Reef in Belieze

New Orleans/West Caribbean Rail Sail 11 days from $2195

Grab your passport and head south for the winter!

Departs from January 2015 to January 2015.