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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

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.

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

A classic overnight rail journey awaits when traveling by Pullman rail car

Departs from May 2014 to December 2014.

Quebec City & Charlevoix by Rail 8 days from $1839

The province of Quebec is known for its sophisticated cities steeped in history and culture and a rugged, natural landscape populated with forests and deep, clear lakes.

Departs from June 2015 to October 2015.

Quebec City, Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island 10 days from $TBC

Embark on a 10-day journey to discover the beauty of three of Canada's most legendary provinces.

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Quebec to the Maritimes - Montreal to Halifax 6 days from $1095

From the sparkling French culture to the easygoing charm of Atlantic seaside towns, sun-drenched beaches to sparkling coves and miles of rugged shoreline guarded by graceful lighthouses - this is a delightful introduction to Quebec and the Maritimes.

Departs from May 2015 to October 2015.

Quebec to Toronto along the St. Lawrence Seaway 9 days from $3107

Connect two of Canada’s greatest cities by rail and cruise. Beginning in Quebec, cruise along the St. Lawrence River to Kingston where you will meet your VIA Rail train for the continued journey to Toronto.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2015.

Rail Only - Banff to Vancouver 2 days from $1317

Named for the pass over which it crosses the Canadian Rockies, the Kicking Horse train route takes you between Vancouver, British Columbia, to either Banff or Calgary, Alberta.

Departs from April 2015 to October 2015.


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