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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

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 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.

Christmas Wonderland with Paris & Prague 23 days from $9060

The sights, smells and ambiance of the European holiday season await on this 22-day journey from Paris to Prague.

Departs from December 2016 to December 2017.

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 $2159

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

Departs from October 2015 to December 2017.

Classic Rail Vacation - Vancouver to Banff 4 days from $2049

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

Departs from April 2016 to October 2016.

Coast Starlight and the Columbia River Cruise 9 days from $3799

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 June 2015 to November 2016.

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