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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

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 June 2014 to September 2015.

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 August 2014 to August 2015.

Coast to Coast : San Francisco to New York 10 days from $1397

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 March 2014 to October 2014.

Coastal Passage Canadian Rockies Getaway 12 days from $6323

Spend 12 days venturing through the Canadian Rockies with breath taking views all the way to Jasper, Lake Louise and the beautiful Banff onboard the Rocky Mountaineer.

Departs from May 2015 to September 2015.

Coastal Passage Classic Rail Circle 9 days from $6986

Embark on a beautiful 9 day adventure travelling through the diverse landscapes of the Canadian Rockies aboard the Rocky Mountaineer.

Departs from May 2015 to September 2015.

Colonial America 10 days from $1880

Retrace where America’s heritage began on this 10-day rail journey to four of the country’s most storied eastern cities.

Departs from September 2014 to December 2015.

Contrasts of Europe 16 days from $4799

Comfortable high-speed trains will escort you from London to Paris during this 14 night adventure through Europe.

Departs from May 2014 to September 2014.


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