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.
Train Tours in the United States
Journey Along the Upper Mississippi 10 days from $2525
America’s Heartland is the backdrop of this 10-day rail-river cruise vacation that includes visits to Chicago, St. Louis, Hannibal, Dubuque, La Crosse, Red Wing, and Minneapolis/St. Paul.
Departs from August 2015 to October 2016.
Mackinac Island & The Grand Hotel 8 days from $2298
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 2015 to September 2016.
National Parks of the Southwest - Escorted 9 days from $3449
Reconnect with nature in the starkly beautiful National Parks of America’s Southwest. This 9-day escorted rail tour will bring you to the desert’s most dramatic landscapes and natural wonders.
Departs from June 2015 to November 2015.