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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

Best of the West - Five National Parks 15 days from $5195

On this exclusive tour, climb aboard a classic steamliner train and see the natural wonders that have long made America’s West the land of wild imagination and rugged individualists.

Departs from June 2017 to September 2017.

Best of Western Europe: London, Paris, Amsterdam 10 days from $2399

Discover the history and culture of three of Western Europe's most popular cities and the excitement of high-speed rail as you connect London, Paris and Amsterdam with travel aboard the famed Eurostar and Thalys trains.

Departs from May 2016 to December 2017.

Black Sea Explorer 11 days from $3940

Discover the magic of Eastern Europe as you cruise along the Danube River aboard one of Europe's luxury ships on this 12-day excursion.

Departs from June 2016 to October 2017.

Burgundy & Provence 12 days from $3649

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 October 2017.

Burgundy by River Barge 10 days from $2699

Drift from one stunning landscape to another, stopping to roam the region’s famous vineyards, ride bikes through its vast forests, and indulge in its unforgettable flavors.

Departs from July 2016 to October 2017.

California Rail Tour 8 days from $2540

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

Departs from July 2017 to July 2017.

California Zephyr & Alaska Cruise 15 days from $3599

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 $3898

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

Departs from November 2016 to April 2018.

California Zephyr & Mexican Riviera Cruise 14 days from $2799

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 November 2016 to February 2018.

California Zephyr Experience - Chicago to San Francisco 5 days from $745

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 March 2016 to October 2017.

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