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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

Canals, Vineyards and Paris 11 days from $3479

Experience France, Luxembourg, Germany and Holland on this 11-day rail and river cruise vacation.

Departs from September 2015 to October 2017.

Canyons, Glaciers & Waterfalls by Rail 17 days from $2934

Take a rail-journey to three of the US's famed National Parks, aboard three renowned Amtrak trains.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2017.

Central European Experience - Eastbound 13 days from $3929

This marvelous Central Europe river cruise introduces you to the magnificent Moselle, Rhine, and Main Rivers, as well as to the fascinating Main Danube Canal.

Departs from September 2015 to December 2017.

Chicago & New Orleans by Pullman Vintage Rail Car 6 days from $TBC

Step back into the Golden Era of rail travel with a deluxe rail journey from Chicago to New Orleans aboard restored Pullman cars.

Departs from May 2015 to December 2015.

Chicago to New Orleans & Western Caribbean Cruise 12 days from $2631

Escape the cold and get ready to bask in the sun on this 12-day rail-cruise adventure.

Departs from November 2015 to April 2017.

Chicago, New Orleans, Washington DC, New York City - Eastbound 12 days from $2498

Combine travel aboard 3 renowned rail routes with visits to Chicago, New Orleans, Washington DC, and New York City for a memorable vacation through the Midwest, Deep South, and east coast.

Departs from March 2015 to October 2017.

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.

Christmas Markets 15 days from $5795

Sail along the Rhine and Danube Rivers aboard a luxury Scenic Space-Ship to Europe’s most famous Christmas Markets.

Departs from November 2015 to November 2016.

Christmas River Cruise 16 days from $6445

This 16 day luxury river cruise celebrates the festive season on Europe’s beautiful waterways, exploring Christmas markets plus Amsterdam, Cologne, Vienna and Budapest.

Departs from December 2015 to December 2016.

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.


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