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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

Nova Scotia/PEI 13 days from $3695

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

Departs from August 2016 to August 2016.

Pacific Coastal Odyssey 12 days from $3495

Discover America’s stunning Pacific Coast on this 12-day rail-cruise journey to San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Ensenada

Departs from March 2017 to March 2017.

Pacific Northwest and the Columbia River Cruise 11 days from $3374

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 July 2016 to September 2017.

Pacific Northwest Rail Journey 8 days from $3311 $3,179

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 August 2016 to September 2017.

Paris & The Riviera 8 days from $1483

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 February 2016 to December 2016.

Peru - Ancient Land of Mysteries 10 days from $2949

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

Departs from September 2016 to April 2018.

Prague, Vienna & Budapest 11 days from $1479

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

Departs from February 2016 to December 2016.

Presidential Library Tour 11 days from $2495

Embark on an historic rail tour to the libraries of some of America’s acclaimed presidents including William J Clinton, Lyndon Johnson, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Harry S Truman and Abraham Lincoln.

Departs from September 2016 to September 2016.

Quebec to the Maritimes - Montreal to Halifax 6 days from $1166 $1,119

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 June 2016 to October 2017.

Quebec to Toronto along the St. Lawrence Seaway 9 days from $3355 $3,254

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 July 2016 to September 2017.


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