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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

Bordeaux River Cruise 13 days from $5335

Marvel at the beautiful scenery and the delicious offerings of France's wine region on this 13-day river cruise.

Departs from August 2015 to September 2017.

Burgundy & Provence 12 days from $3549

A 7-night cruise along the Saône River is the cornerstone of this 12-day European rail-river cruise vacation through France’s Burgundy and Provence regions. Additional highlights of your adventure include a 2-night stay including sightseeing in Paris, high-speed rail travel aboard the TGV, and a 1-night stay in the French Riviera.

Departs from March 2016 to September 2017.

California Rail Tour 8 days from $2245

See the California of Steinbeck and Muir on this rail-themed roundtrip tour from Sacramento.

Departs from July 2015 to July 2016.

California Zephyr & Alaska Cruise 15 days from $3928

From Lake Michigan to the Golden Gate Bridge to Glacier Bay, this rail-cruise adventure is one of a kind.

Departs from May 2016 to September 2017.

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 2016.

California Zephyr & Mexican Riviera Cruise 14 days from $2695

Cross the mountains and deserts of the great American West by rail and see vibrant Mexico by sea. The weather couldn’t be better on this rail-cruise adventure!

Departs from January 2016 to February 2016.

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 2014 to March 2016.

California Zephyr with Yellowstone National Park - Chicago to San Francisco 8 days from $1645

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 2015 to October 2017.

Canada Coast to Coast - Vancouver to Halifax 16 days from $5834

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 2016 to December 2017.

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 June 2015 to September 2017.

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