Rail & Cruise Vacations in the USA
Get a unique perspective of some of the United States’ most breathtaking sights from both land and sea when you embark on a train to cruise vacation. Begin with an overnight rail journey aboard one of America’s legendary long-distance trains for the journey into unspoiled natural beauty comprised of majestic mountain ranges, expansive prairies, wooded glens, bayous, and stretches of glittering Pacific coastline en route to the destinations like Seattle, San Francisco, and New Orleans where you board your state-of-the-art cruise ship.
Cruise destinations can include a voyage through Alaska’s Inside Passage to ports of call like Ketchikan, Sitka, Glacier Bay National Park, and Juneau; a cruise to Hawaii’s tropical destinations of Hilo, Honolulu, Kauai, Maui, and Ensenada, Mexico; a Mexico cruise to Cabo San Lucas, Loreto, La Paz, and Puerto Vallarta; or, a Western Caribbean cruise to Mexico, Jamaica, and the Cayman Islands.
Train to Cruise Vacations
New Year’s and the Antebellum South River Cruise 10 days from $3050
A special New Year's rail-cruise vacation includes a festive river cruise along the Lower Mississippi sailing roundtrip from New Orleans to Oak Alley, St. Francisville, Natchez, Vicksburg, Baton Rouge, and Plantation Road and nostalgic overnight train travel from New Orleans to Chicago.
Departs from December 2014 to December 2014.
Ohio and Mississippi River Cruise 10 days from $2981
Enjoy an idyllic journey along the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers aboard the American Queen steamboat on a 10-day rail and river cruise adventure that combines cosmopolitan city stays and scenic rail travel with a leisurely river cruise to iconic Midwestern ports of call.
Departs from July 2015 to July 2015.
Pacific Northwest and the Columbia River Cruise 11 days from $4577
Travel the storied pioneer route from Chicago to Portland by train for a Pacific Northwest adventure that continues through Oregon and Washington, following the Columbia and Snake Rivers aboard the American Empress steamboat.
Departs from June 2014 to October 2015.