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
Coast Starlight and the Columbia River Cruise 9 days from $4472
Travel along the dazzling Pacific Coast aboard the Coast Starlight for the overnight journey from Los Angeles to Portland, where you will meet the American Empress for your river cruise along the Columbia and Snake Rivers. Highlights of your Pacific Northwest adventure include visits to Astoria, The Dalles and Sacajawea State Park.
Departs from August 2014 to October 2015.
Coast Starlight with Alaska Cruise via Glacier Bay 10 days from $1825
Combine two of the most exciting cities on the West Coast with an exciting Alaska cruise to create a spectacular rail-cruise vacation!
Departs from May 2015 to December 2017.
Journey Along the Upper Mississippi 10 days from $3244
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 2014 to September 2015.
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.