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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

Snow Train - Chicago to Seattle 5 days from $699

Travel the pioneer trails northwest to Seattle on this 5-day winter escape to Seattle.

Departs from November 2014 to March 2015.

Snow Zephyr - Chicago to San Francisco 5 days from $665

See the best of the American West this winter as you travel from Chicago's winter wonderland to the shores of San Francisco.

Departs from November 2014 to March 2015.

South of France and Provence River Cruise 11 days from $2999

Travel along the Rhône and Saône Rivers on a 7-night river cruise through southern France, ending your trip with a high-speed rail journey to Paris for a two-night stay.

Departs from October 2014 to October 2014.

Southern Highlights 8 days from $1166

Experience southern hospitality on this rail journey to three distinct southern cities.

Departs from August 2014 to December 2015.

Southwest Chief with the Grand Canyon - Chicago to Los Angeles 6 days from $955

Ride the rails west to the American frontier and experience the magnificent Grand Canyon up close and personal.

Departs from March 2014 to October 2015.

Spain’s Costa Del Sol & the Portuguese Riviera 13 days from $2249

Enjoy a true taste of the Iberian Peninsula.

Departs from September 2014 to November 2015.

Spectacular Alaska 10 days from $2969

This exciting 10-day vacation showcases the best of Alaska, from calving glaciers in Kenai Fjords National Park and a ride on the world-famous Alaska Railroad to exploring Denali National Park and a scenic cruise on Prince William Sound where you can view amazing wildlife.

Departs from May 2015 to September 2015.

Springfield Historical Package 2 days from $216

Discover's Springfield on a 2-day train getaway to Illinois' state capitol.

Departs from November 2013 to March 2014.

Springtime in the Alps 16 days from $3599

This wonderful trip is one of our most popular international packages. From cosmopolitan Geneva to the unmatched beauty of the Bernese Oberland, experience Switzerland at a relaxing, leisurely pace on this comprehensive sightseeing tour. Meet the grandeur of the Alps as seen from the superb trains of the Swiss Rail System.

Departs from April 2015 to April 2015.

Springtime in the Canadian Rockies 12 days from $3695

Discover the beauty of the U.S Pacific Coast on this 12-day rail-cruise vacation.

Departs from May 2015 to May 2015.


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