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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

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.

Pacific Northwest Rail Journey 8 days from $3120

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 2015 to July 2015.

Paris & The Riviera 8 days from $1333

From sophisticated Paris to sun-drenched Nice, get to the heart of French culture on this week-long tour of two of the country's most beautiful cities.

Departs from September 2014 to February 2016.

Paris and Provence 12 days from $3665

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 2015 to September 2015.

Peaks to Pacific 11 days from $4999

This spectacular escorted tour will not only take you to Yellowstone, you will experience it! Begin in the Mile High City for a 2-night stay before boarding the train to Salt Lake City.

Departs from June 2014 to September 2014.

Peru - Ancient Land of Mysteries 10 days from $2299

Fantastic archeological treasures set amidst the soaring Andean peaks—this is Peru! Travel to Machu Picchu aboard the famed Vistadome train.

Departs from November 2014 to April 2016.

Polar Bear & Churchill Adventure 7 days from $5849

Embark on a polar bear adventure that takes you from Winnipeg to Churchill by train and onto the tundra by a unique Tundra Buggy to witness the polar bears in action.

Departs from October 2014 to November 2015.

Prague, Vienna & Budapest 11 days from $1697

Uncover the history of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire on this 11-day rail vacation to Prague, Vienna and Budapest.

Departs from May 2014 to February 2016.

Presidential Homes and Libraries 8 days from $2395

Embark on an historic rail tour to the grand homes and libraries of some of America’s acclaimed presidents including Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John Adams, and John F. Kennedy.

Departs from September 2015 to September 2015.

Pullman Rail Only - Chicago to New Orleans 2 days from $740

Travel from Chicago to New Orleans by Pullman rail cars

Departs from July 2014 to December 2014.


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