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The hallmark of any Vacations By Rail package is travel aboard the world’s iconic trains. And the destinations can be limitless! Whether you know where you want to go or you’re in the early stages of your vacation planning, browse by tours by vacation type to find the perfect package for you. 

See our full-collection of fall foliage tours or our extensive collection of National Park tours throughout North America. Perhaps you want the best of both of worlds on your next vacation with travel by train and ship. Search an assortment of vacations that include train and ocean cruises as well as train and river cruises. Or maybe you’re looking for suggestions based on a specific season or special event. 

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 Train Vacation Type

Train Vacation Types

Balloon Fiesta with Fireworks

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta by Rail 9 days from $2399

Visit Albuquerque’s 44th annual International Balloon Fiesta and watch as hundreds of hot air balloons are launched to New Mexico’s sky. Additional highlights include visits to Arches and Mesa Verde National Parks, a journey aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, and a tour of historic Santa Fe.

Departs from September 2015 to September 2015.

Half Dome

America’s Beautiful West 14 days from $2895

America's legendary West beckons with the Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Park's breathtaking scenery.

Departs from September 2014 to September 2015.

Dead Horse Point State Park

America’s Great National Parks 14 days from $3399

Featuring six amazing National Parks: Glacier, Waterton Lakes, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Arches, and Canyonlands.

Departs from August 2014 to September 2015.

Badlands National Park

America’s Parks & Monuments featuring Mt. Rushmore 11 days from $2699

Explore the Old West on this 11-day tour to Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Badlands National Parks, Buffalo Bill's stomping grounds in Cody, and historic national sites including Mt. Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial.

Departs from July 2015 to September 2015.

Fall in Boston

Autumn in New England 8 days from $1899

The fiery reds, yellows and burnt oranges of New England's annual fall foliage are the perfect backdrop for a fall tour through the region.

Departs from September 2014 to October 2015.

Barcelona

Barcelona & Madrid 8 days from $1722

Visit two of the most historic cities in Europe, as you venture through Spain on a 8-day journey to Barcelona and Madrid.

Departs from April 2014 to October 2014.

Kyoto

Best of Japan 7 days from $2599

Experience the best of Japan on this 7-day train vacation to Tokyo and Kyoto.

Departs from January 2014 to March 2015.

Edinburgh Castle

British Classics : London, York & Edinburgh 8 days from $

Marvel at the architecture and experience the history of Britain in the inspiring cities of London, York, and Edinburgh.

Departs from to .

Brandenberg Gate

Budapest, Vienna, Prague & Berlin 13 days from $2704

From the capital of Hungary to the capital of Germany, visit four of Europe’s Imperial Cities on this 14-day vacation.

Departs from August 2014 to September 2014.

Chuckwagon

Calgary Stampede & the Rockies 9 days from $2595

Experience the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth on this 9-day tour to the Calgary Stampede, celebrating its 103rd anniversary in 2015. Highlights of your tour include 3-day admission to the Calgary Stampede and visits to Banff, the Columbia Icefields, and Lake Louise.

Departs from July 2015 to July 2015.


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