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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

In The Footsteps Of The Inca 10 days from $3936

Treading the paths of the Incas and their ancestors, we uncover the symbols of Peru, from Lake Titicaca to Machu Picchu, travelling in comfort to this World Heritage Site aboard the Vistadome train

Departs from August 2016 to December 2017.

Jasper & Vancouver by Rail 4 days from $2161 $2,075

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 May 2016 to October 2017.

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 August 2016 to December 2017.

Jewels of Central Europe 18 days from $6289

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 April 2017 to September 2017.

Jewels of Europe 15 days from $TBC

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.

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Journey Along the Upper Mississippi 10 days from $2222

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 July 2016 to July 2017.

Journey Through the Clouds Discovery Drive 8 days from $2521

Flower-dotted meadows, weeping waterfalls, and wildlife-packed mountains await discovery on this jaunt through two national parks, where casual drives morph uncannily into nature documentaries.

Departs from August 2016 to October 2017.

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 $1840 $1,766

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 June 2016 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.


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