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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

Banff Gondola

Calgary Stampede & Canadian Rockies 9 days from $2495

Experience the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth on this 9-day tour to the Calgary Stampede!

Departs from July 2014 to July 2014.

Pacific Coast Highway

California Coast Rail & Drive 9 days from $1213

Visit four of the Golden State’s amazing destinations—San Francisco, Monterey, San Simeon, and Santa Barbara—on a well-planned rail-drive vacation that showcases the beauty of the western U.S. and the dazzling Pacific Coast by both train and car.

Departs from May 2014 to December 2014.

Ensenada

California Zephyr & Hawaii Cruise 19 days from $3675

Say “aloha!” as you set sail on a 19-day rail-cruise adventure!

Departs from January 2015 to March 2015.

Cabo San Lucas

California Zephyr and Mexico Cruise 14 days from $2620

Pair a train journey across America's western frontier with a 10-day Mexico cruise for the perfect fun in the sun rail-cruise vacation.

Departs from March 2014 to February 2015.

Amtrak's California Zephyr

California Zephyr Experience - Chicago to San Francisco 5 days from $665

Long considered one of the most scenic routes in the United States, the California Zephyr takes you from the beautiful city of Chicago to the City by the Bay, San Francisco, by way of the spectacular Rockies and Sierras.

Departs from November 2013 to October 2014.

Chromatic Spring

California Zephyr with Yellowstone National Park - Chicago to San Francisco 8 days from $1585

More than 2,000 acres of geysers, hot springs, and lava formations await you in Yellowstone, the world's first national park established in 1872.

Departs from May 2014 to October 2014.

Brideveil Falls

California Zephyr With Yosemite National Park - Chicago to San Francisco 8 days from $1369

The only thing more appealing than a train vacation through the Rocky and Sierra Mountains is one that includes a visit to the waterfalls and Giant Sequoia groves of Yosemite National Park.

Departs from May 2014 to October 2014.

Lake Louise

Canada Coast to Coast - Eastbound 16 days from $4758

This 16-day train adventure takes you on a 6400 km (4000 miles) journey across the world's second largest country, Canada.

Departs from May 2014 to September 2014.

Alaska

Canada’s Rockies & Alaska Cruise 15 days from $3300

The best of the Canadian Rockies plus cruising Alaska's Inside Passage equals the ultimate scenic sightseeing adventure! Nothing beats a combination of train and coach travel through the heart of the Rockies, the raw beauty of Alaska's Inside Passage, and ample time at your leisure.

Departs from May 2014 to September 2014.

Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park

Canadian Panorama 13 days from $4295

Embark on a journey that travelers spend their lives dreaming about as you journey across Canada by rail.

Departs from May 2014 to May 2014.