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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

Washington DC, New Orleans & Los Angeles by Rail 10 days from $2056

Historic sites, nationally recognized landmarks and culture await in three of the country's most-visited cities: Washington D.C., New Orleans and Los Angeles.

Departs from July 2016 to September 2017.

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 2016 to September 2016.

West Virginia Mountain Rails & Trails 8 days from $1969

Ride West Virginia’s most famous railways on this weeklong trip through rolling mountains and historic landmarks. The best of the Appalachian shines through on this beautiful journey reminiscent of the glory days of train travel.

Departs from September 2016 to October 2017.

Western Canada Scenic Expedition 15 days from $4995

Vancouver, the dynamic city where the mountains meet the sea. Victoria, the Western hemisphere’s most “British” city, and the beautiful Butchart Gardens. Rugged snow-capped mountains, trout-filled lakes, fir and cedar forests, rich farmland and clean, sandy beaches on 300-mile long Vancouver Island. Inside Passage cruise on the B. C. Ferry, Northern Expedition.

Departs from July 2017 to July 2017.

Winnipeg, The Rockies & Vancouver 11 days from $2575 $2,498

Visit three Canadian provinces on one spectacular rail vacation!

Departs from June 2016 to September 2017.

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 2016 to March 2017.

Winter Escape to the Grand Canyon - Los Angeles Round-trip 4 days from $789

The perfect winter escape is just a state away!

Departs from November 2015 to March 2017.

Winter in Banff, Jasper & Whistler 9 days from $1970 $1,911

Embark on a winter escape to three of the Canadian Rockies' spectacular resort towns—Banff, Jasper and Whistler—on this well-planned 10-day vacation.

Departs from November 2016 to April 2017.

Winter in Eastern Canada 9 days from $2103

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

Departs from December 2016 to April 2017.

Winter in the Rockies 8 days from $1903 $1,846

Let VIA Rail's deluxe Snow Train from Vancouver to Jasper pamper you with comfortable sleeping accommodations, delicious meals, and stunning views from the dome cars.

Departs from November 2016 to April 2017.

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