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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

Jasper & Vancouver by Rail 4 days from $2161

Take a sensational, two day, all daylight trip from Vancouver through Kamloops to Jasper. Spend two full days aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, then spend an extra night in both the beautiful city of Vancouver and the peaceful town of Jasper.

Departs from April 2016 to October 2016.

Jazz, Blues & Rock n Roll 9 days from $1399

Discover the sights and sounds of three iconic musical cities on this 9-day train journey.

Departs from December 2015 to October 2016.

Jewels of Central Europe 18 days from $5449

A sailing along the Moselle, Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers is the centerpiece of your 18-day rail-river cruise vacation that begins in the City of Light, Paris, and takes you by high-speed train to Luxembourg, where you will board your river cruise ship for the 14-night journey through Germany, Austria and Hungary.

Departs from May 2016 to September 2017.

Jewels of Europe 15 days from $5555

Discover the historic treasures that dot the landscape between Amsterdam and Budapest on this 15 day, 14 night cruise along the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers.

Departs from May 2016 to November 2017.

Journey Along the Upper Mississippi 10 days from $2525

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 2015 to October 2016.

Kaleidoscope of Scenic Wonders 12 days from $3495

Start your year with a getaway to the winter wonders of the West Coast! Travel from Chicago, across the majestic Rocky Mountains aboard the legendary California Zephyr, to Sacramento.

Departs from February 2016 to February 2016.

Lake Shore Limited Experience-Chicago to New York 4 days from $891

Enjoy the ride from one world-class city to another as you journey through rocky cliffs and historic landmarks.

Departs from March 2016 to December 2017.

Lakes, Mountains & The Rockies - Vancouver to Calgary 7 days from $1787

The best of the Canadian Rockies! Explore mountains, canyons and rivers between Vancouver and Jasper onboard the pampered comfort of VIA Rail's Canadian.

Departs from to October 2017.

Legendary Silk Road 14 days from $3510

Journey the renowned Silk Road aboard the Orient Silk Road Express, visiting 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Departs from April 2016 to October 2016.

London & Edinburgh 7 days from $1552

Be swept away by the grandeur of London and northern beauty of Edinburgh on this 7-day tour of the United Kingdom’s most magical cities.

Departs from April 2016 to September 2016.


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