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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

Royal Canadian Rockies Experience 7 days from $TBC

Explore Canada's West in the comfort of the World's Finest Luxury Train.

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Scenic Switzerland by Train 10 days from $2459

This is truly a different way to discover Switzerland! Marvel at spectacular scenery from the first-class carriages of the Swiss train network.

Departs from July 2016 to September 2017.

Seattle / San Francisco Express 10 days from $2695

Set your own pace on this exciting rail tour to two of the Pacific Coast's most exciting cities, Seattle and San Francisco! Beginning in Chicago, board Amtrak's Empire Builder for the 2,206-mile journey to the Emerald City, Seattle.

Departs from October 2015 to October 2016.

Secrets of Ecuador 9 days from $2175

Ecuador's colors and contrasts are featured on this incredible exploration: Otavalos outdoor market, Cotopaxi National Park, Devil's Nose Train and UNESCO World Heritage sites like Cuenca

Departs from September 2016 to December 2017.

Shongololo Express - The Good Hope Adventure 15 days from $5394

This 13-day rail adventure aboard the famed Shongololo Express traverses great stretches of southern Africa, incorporating virtually every internationally regarded must-see sight and highlight.

Departs from March 2017 to March 2017.

Sights & Sounds of Chicago, Memphis & New Orleans 7 days from $1149

Chicago, Memphis, and New Orleans are each steeped in deep music history, each playing important roles in the jazz, blues, and rock 'n roll scenes.

Departs from January 2016 to December 2017.

Snow Train - Chicago to Seattle 5 days from $729

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

Departs from November 2015 to March 2017.

Snow Zephyr - Chicago to San Francisco 5 days from $695

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 2015 to March 2017.

South of France River Cruise 15 days from $6365

Let the romantic nature and the beauty of the South of France envelope you on this 14-day, 13-night cruise from Paris to Nice.

Departs from April 2016 to October 2017.

Southern Highlights 8 days from $1237

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

Departs from February 2016 to December 2016.


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