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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

Christmas in the Rockies 11 days from $3365

Celebrate the holiday season in the Canadian Rockies with stays in Vancouver, Jasper National Park, Lake Louise and Banff National Park.

Departs from December 2015 to December 2015.

Classic Coast to Coast by Rail - New York to San Francisco 6 days from $1559

Get ready for an amazing coast-to-coast adventure, starting in New York City and ending in the "City by the Bay," San Francisco.

Departs from March 2015 to December 2017.

Classic Italy by Rail 10 days from $2029

A world of historic art, ancient history, and spectacular landscapes awaits you on this tour of five Italian cities.

Departs from October 2014 to November 2015.

Classic Rail Vacation - Vancouver to Banff 4 days from $1223

This is the perfect break for those looking for the quick get-away.

Departs from July 2014 to October 2015.

Coast Starlight and the Columbia River Cruise 9 days from $4472

Travel along the dazzling Pacific Coast aboard the Coast Starlight for the overnight journey from Los Angeles to Portland, where you will meet the American Empress for your river cruise along the Columbia and Snake Rivers. Highlights of your Pacific Northwest adventure include visits to Astoria, The Dalles and Sacajawea State Park.

Departs from August 2014 to October 2015.

Coast Starlight Experience - Seattle to Los Angeles 4 days from $765

Widely regarded as one of the most spectacular of all train routes, the Coast Starlight links the greatest cities on the West Coast.

Departs from January 2014 to December 2015.

Coast Starlight with Alaska Cruise via Glacier Bay 10 days from $1825

Combine two of the most exciting cities on the West Coast with an exciting Alaska cruise to create a spectacular rail-cruise vacation!

Departs from May 2015 to December 2017.

Coast to Coast & the Queen Mary - Eastbound 21 days from $4702

Recall a bygone era of travel on this epic 21-day journey that takes you across the USA by train and across the Atlantic by cruise ship.

Departs from September 2014 to August 2015.

Coast to Coast & the Queen Mary - Westbound 21 days from $4703

Recall a bygone era and embark on a leisurely vacation from the UK to the western USA by cruise ship and train.

Departs from May 2015 to August 2015.

Coast to Coast : San Francisco to New York 10 days from $1415

There is no better way to see the USA than by rail. Travel from coast to coast aboard two iconic long-distance trains, Amtrak’s California Zephyr and Lake Shore Limited. Combine these fantastic overnight rail journeys with city stays in three of the USA’s most popular cosmopolitan cities: San Francisco, Chicago, and New York City.

Departs from November 2014 to December 2016.


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