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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

Springfield Historical Package 2 days from $225

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

Departs from November 2014 to October 2015.

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.

Swiss Rail Spectacular 10 days from $9495

Travel through romantic Switzerland in Old World luxury aboard the elegant Prestige Continental Express.

Departs from June 2015 to June 2015.

Tennessee Treasures and the Great Smoky Mountains 9 days from $2295

Get set to experience some of the greatest sights and sounds east of the Mississippi on this tour to Tennessee, North Carolina and Washington, DC. Board Amtrak's City of New Orleans for the short overnight journey to Memphis.

Departs from April 2015 to April 2015.

The Beauty of Japan 13 days from $5549

Immerse yourself in the whimsical beauty of Japan’s temples and gardens on this 13-day rail tour.

Departs from April 2015 to April 2015.

The Best of Quebec 9 days from $2495

Embark on a sightseeing tour of Montréal where you’ll see Notre Dame de Montréal, Old Montréal, the French Quarter and more.

Departs from July 2015 to July 2015.

The Emerald Isle Express 9 days from $4559

Experience the best of Ireland on this 9-day vacation to Dublin, Waterford, Cork, Killarney, Limerick, Galway, Connemara and more. A private heritage train takes you throughout the country, and after comprehensive sightseeing enjoy stays in luxury five-star Irish Castle, City, and Country Hotels.

Departs from September 2015 to September 2015.

The French Canadian Maritimes & North Atlantic 12 days from $4645

Explore the lovely sea-sprayed Maritimes, charming Quebec, and rugged Maine on this 10-day cruise.

Departs from May 2015 to October 2015.

The Golden Eagle -The Silk Road 21 days from $23995

Retrace one of the most important trading routes throughout ancient history, the Silk Road, on this spectacular luxury rail journey.

Departs from September 2014 to September 2015.


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