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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

Copper Canyon

Mexico’s Copper Canyon from Phoenix 9 days from $1595

Mexico’s spectacular Copper Canyon is four times larger than the Grand Canyon.

Departs from April 2014 to March 2015.

Atchafalaya River Basin

Mid South Circle Tour 9 days from $2395

Explore Texas Hill Country and Louisiana’s Cajun Country as you visit popular Mid South destinations including San Antonio, Fredericksburg, Lafayette, St. Martinsville, Henderson, and New Orleans.

Departs from March 2015 to March 2015.

Notre Dame Basilica in Montreal

Montreal & Quebec City by Rail - Montreal to Quebec City 7 days from $909

Visit two of Canada's most popular cities, Montreal and Quebec City, on this enchanting vacation by rail.

Departs from July 2014 to October 2014.

Amber Fort

Mysteries of India 15 days from $2649

Experience all the spice of India on this 15-day tour.

Departs from December 2013 to April 2014.

Balcony of Rovos Rail

Namibia Safari - Pretoria - Swakopmund 9 days from $4795

Each year this nine-day 3,400-kilometer journey takes travelers from the savannahs of the Highveld to the Atlantic Ocean in the west by luxury rail.

Departs from April 2015 to April 2015.

Conway Scenic

New England Autumn Foliage Rails and Sails 8 days from $2098

This seasonal 8-day escorted tour takes travelers through all six New England states, showcasing the vibrant fall foliage in each.

Departs from September 2014 to October 2014.

Stowe

New England’s Fall Foliage 9 days from $2295

Embark on a seasonal train vacation highlighting the spectacular sights of autumn in New England.

Departs from October 2014 to October 2014.

Mystic Seaport

New England’s Fall Foliage Express 8 days from $2299

The only tour in the world where you are able to travel by rail and motorcoach through all 6 New England states during daylight hours so that you won't miss a moment of magic.

Departs from September 2014 to October 2014.

Barrier Reef in Belieze

New Orleans/West Caribbean Rail Sail 11 days from $2195

Grab your passport and head south for the winter!

Departs from January 2015 to January 2015.

American Queen

New Year’s and the Antebellum South River Cruise 10 days from $3050

A special New Year's rail-cruise vacation includes a festive river cruise along the Lower Mississippi sailing roundtrip from New Orleans to Oak Alley, St. Francisville, Natchez, Vicksburg, Baton Rouge, and Plantation Road and nostalgic overnight train travel from New Orleans to Chicago.

Departs from December 2014 to December 2014.