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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

Best of Japan 7 days from $2569

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

Departs from January 2016 to December 2016.

British Classics : London, York & Edinburgh 8 days from $1649

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

Departs from May 2015 to December 2017.

Budapest, Vienna, Prague & Berlin 14 days from $2472

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

Departs from March 2016 to September 2016.

California Zephyr with Yosemite National Park - Chicago to San Francisco 8 days from $1423

The only thing more appealing than a train vacation through the Rocky and Sierra Mountains is one that includes a visit to the waterfalls and Giant Sequoia groves of Yosemite National Park.

Departs from May 2015 to October 2017.

Canadian Rockies & the Calgary Stampede 9 days from $2595

Board the Empire Builder in Chicago. You will travel to Canada to experience the Calgary Stampede and the Canadian Rockies.

Departs from July 2016 to July 2016.

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 June 2016 to September 2016.

Empire Builder - Glacier National Park & Alaska Cruise 15 days from $3185

Experience all the beauty of the Pacific Northwest on this 15-day rail-cruise vacation.

Departs from June 2016 to December 2017.

Empire Builder with Alaska Cruise via Glacier Bay 11 days from $2089

Rail-cruise vacation featuring the Empire Builder to Seattle plus a Glacier Bay Alaska cruise.

Departs from May 2016 to December 2017.

Empire Builder with Glacier National Park - Chicago to Seattle 7 days from $1727

Discover all the natural beauty and scenic wonders of Glacier National Park, "The Crown of the Continent" in the majestic Pacific Northwest.

Departs from June 2016 to September 2017.

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 2016 to October 2016.

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