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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

Coast Starlight with Seattle, Victoria & Vancouver 9 days from $1615

Experience the “Best Coast” on this independent rail journey from Los Angeles to British Columbia.

Departs from November 2014 to October 2015.

Colorado Rail Adventure 8 days from $1985

Quite possibly the most "classic" train tour is this in-depth exploration of the Colorado Rockies aboard both standard and narrow gauge railways to summits of more than 14,000 feet.

Departs from July 2015 to October 2015.

Empire Builder with Seattle, Victoria & Vancouver 9 days from $1569

Dive into the beautiful Pacific Northwest! On independent 10-day rail tour, you’ll discover the lush natural beauty and laid back charm that make this rainy corner of the world so alluring.

Departs from November 2014 to October 2015.

Fall Colors of New England, Quebec & Montreal 11 days from $2699

Scenic rail excursions, superb hotels, and vibrant autumn foliage are the hallmarks of this 11-day escorted tour through the fall colors in New England and French Canada.

Departs from September 2015 to October 2015.

Fall Colors, Scenic Trains & Martha’s Vineyard 10 days from $2299

Be dazzled by New England's brilliant autumn colors on this spectacular seasonal tour through Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Connecticut.

Departs from September 2015 to October 2015.

Glacier National Park Hosted Experience 6 days from $1375

Glacier National Park is one of America’s best-loved National Parks.

Departs from August 2015 to September 2015.

Great Parks of the Southwest featuring the Grand Canyon 11 days from $2495

Discover the scenic southwest on this rail tour to 6 national parks: the Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Escalante, Capitol Reef and Arches

Departs from May 2015 to September 2015.

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.

London, Paris & Amsterdam 11 days from $2634

Travel aboard two of Europe's most renowned high-speed trains, the Eurostar and Thalys, on this fabulous 11-day rail adventure.

Departs from September 2014 to October 2015.

London, Paris & Rome 11 days from $2099

Explore endless sights and unique cultures in three historic capital cities: London, Paris, and Rome! Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower, and St.Peter's Basilica are only some of the fascinating historic attractions that will enthrall you on this 11-day European holiday.

Departs from November 2014 to December 2015.


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