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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

The Bellagio in Las Vegas

New Years at the Grand Canyon 8 days from $1995

This is a truly special New Years holiday that features one of the most stunning places in all of North America to welcome the New Year, the magnificent Grand Canyon, in all of its pristine winter glory, without crowds and with brilliant sunlit days.

Departs from December 2014 to December 2014.

Rocky Mountaineer

Northern Explorer - Vancouver to Calgary 9 days from $3263

This vacation package is a variation on one of the most popular routes in the Canadian Rockies, the Western Explorer.

Departs from July 2014 to September 2015.

Golden Gate Bridge

Northwest Explorer 10 days from $TBD

Discover the beauty of the Northwest as you embark on a rail-journey of a lifetime traveling along three scenic rail routes.

Departs from July 2015 to August 2015.

Peggy's Cove

Nova Scotia/PEI 13 days from $3495

Discover the beauty of Atlantic Canada on this dual-country 13-day rail adventure.

Departs from August 2014 to August 2014.

Watching the Ohio River flow by Paducah, Kentucky

Ohio and Mississippi River Cruise 10 days from $2981

Enjoy an idyllic journey along the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers aboard the American Queen steamboat on a 10-day rail and river cruise adventure that combines cosmopolitan city stays and scenic rail travel with a leisurely river cruise to iconic Midwestern ports of call.

Departs from July 2015 to July 2015.

Astoria

Pacific Coastal Odyssey 12 days from $2995

Discover America’s stunning Pacific Coast on this 12-day rail-cruise journey to San Diego, Catalina Island, San Francisco, Victoria, and Vancouver.

Departs from May 2015 to May 2015.

Dam in the Dalles

Pacific Northwest and the Columbia River Cruise 11 days from $4577

Travel the storied pioneer route from Chicago to Portland by train for a Pacific Northwest adventure that continues through Oregon and Washington, following the Columbia and Snake Rivers aboard the American Empress steamboat.

Departs from June 2014 to October 2015.

Canadian Wilderness

Pacific Northwest Rail Journey 8 days from $2918

Canada's Pacific Northwest awaits you on this 8-day train tour that combines coastal cities, the Canadian Rockies, the lakes and prairies of central British Columbia, and two incredible trains.

Departs from June 2014 to August 2014.

Promenade

Paris & The Riviera 8 days from $1333

Combine the sophistication and glamour of Paris with the beauty of the legendary French Riviera and add high-speed rail travel between Paris and Nice and the result is the perfect week in France!

Departs from May 2014 to February 2016.

Paris

Paris and Provence 12 days from $3699

Bienvenue France! Your exciting rail tour begins in the stylish city of Paris with its grand Champs Elysees, Notre Dame and Eiffel Tower.

Departs from April 2014 to September 2014.