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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

Portofino

Venice, Florence & Portofino 8 days from $10795

Step aboard the exquisite gold-and-navy carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and experience the ultimate in pampered indulgence.

Departs from October 2013 to October 2013.

Munich

Vienna, Salzburg & Munich 11 days from $1865

See the best of Austria and Bavaria in one great vacation.

Departs from May 2014 to February 2016.

Whistler, Canada

West Coast Swing 13 days from $2695

Discover the best of British Columbia and America's west coast on an exciting rail-sail adventure.

Departs from September 2014 to September 2014.

The Canadian

Western Canada Winter Adventure 11 days from $4995

Embark on a tour of a lifetime full of snow-capped mountains, pristine lakes, and evergreen forests, Explore cosmopolitan Vancouver, delight in panoramic views from the glass-domed ceiling of VIA Rail's Canadian, and take a gondola ride in Banff among many exciting activities that set this winter tour apart from all the rest.

Departs from November 2014 to February 2015.

Gondola in the Rockies

Western Circle Explorer from Vancouver 8 days from $2266

A grand circle through Canada's mountain West! Experience the pampering of VIA Rail's Sleeper Touring class aboard 'The Canadian' from Vancouver to Jasper.

Departs from May 2014 to October 2014.

Icefields Parkway

Western Explorer & Coastal Passage - Seattle to Calgary 10 days from $4640

This popular rail vacation from Vancouver to Jasper, Lake Louise, and Banff just got better with the inclusion of the Coastal Passage from Seattle along the Pacific Coast to Vancouver.

Departs from August 2014 to September 2015.

Photographers

Western Explorer - Vancouver to Calgary 8 days from $2886

This is one of the most popular tours vacationers choose when planning their Rocky Mountain get-aways.

Departs from June 2014 to October 2015.

The Grand Canyon

Winter Escape to the Grand Canyon - Chicago Round-trip 6 days from $995

This winter, escape to the warmth of America's southwest and the beauty of one of the world's top natural attractions, the Grand Canyon.

Departs from November 2014 to March 2015.

Frozen Waterfalls in Maligne Canyon

Winter in Banff, Jasper & Whistler 9 days from $1656

Embark on a winter escape to three of the Canadian Rockies' spectacular resort towns—Banff, Jasper and Whistler—on this well-planned 9-day vacation.

Departs from January 2014 to April 2015.

Winter in Quebec

Winter in Eastern Canada 8 days from $1984

Experience winter in three unique destinations within Eastern Canada on this 9-day vacation.

Departs from December 2013 to April 2015.