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Train Vacation Type

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

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta by Rail 9 days from $2399

Join visitors from around the world at the 44th annual International Balloon Fiesta, where hundreds of brightly colored hot air balloons are launched into the Albuquerque sky and the whole town is abuzz with excitement and festivities. You’ll also get to visit the incredible Arches and Mesa National Parks, ride the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, and tour historic Santa Fe.

Departs from September 2015 to September 2016.

America Coast to Coast with Glacier National Park - Eastbound 14 days from $2265

From the Emerald City to New York City, this 14-day rail vacation.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2016.

America Coast to Coast with Grand Canyon 14 days from $2553

From New York City to the Grand Canyon, see the best of the U.S. by train!

Departs from April 2015 to October 2017.

America’s Beautiful West 14 days from $2945

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

Departs from September 2015 to September 2016.

America’s Great National Parks 14 days from $3489

Featuring five amazing National Parks: Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Arches, and Canyonlands.

Departs from July 2015 to September 2016.

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 2016.

America’s Treasures & Natural Wonders 14 days from $3345

Visit six of America’s storied National Parks on this 14-day escorted rail tour.

Departs from July 2015 to September 2016.

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 2015 to October 2016.

Barcelona & Madrid 8 days from $1756

In Barcelona and Madrid, surrender to the Spanish culture’s unending love of life. Surround yourself with gorgeous architecture, savour the best of Spanish cuisine, and unleash your inner artist on a tour of these fantastic cities. Vamanos!

Departs from September 2014 to November 2015.

Best of Japan 7 days from $2729

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

Departs from January 2015 to March 2016.


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