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Independent Tours

Embark on an independent tour by train and get set for adventure! Set your own pace as you follow a well-crafted itinerary to popular destinations throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Blaze a trail of discovery on heritage and history tours. Uncover North America’s natural wonders with national parks vacations.  Revel in the romance of Europe’s capital cities.

Each independent rail tour features travel along legendary train routes, comprehensive sightseeing and ample time at leisure. Choose from an extensive selection of regional tours, cross-country rail vacations, rail-drive getaways, and rail-cruise packages.

 Independent Tours

Independent Rail Travel

Best of Spain: Barcelona, Madrid, Seville by Rail 10 days from $1790

Enjoy the works of Gaudi in Barcelona.

Departs from May 2014 to February 2016.

Best of the Rockies 8 days from $3065

Travel through the Canadian Rockies is twice the fun when you combine two amazing train routes into one Rockies rail adventure! Your tour begins in Vancouver, where you will board the famed Rocky Mountaineer scenic touring train to Banff.

Departs from June 2014 to September 2015.

Best of Western Europe: London, Paris, Amsterdam 10 days from $2650

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 2014 to February 2016.

California Coast - Independent 9 days from $1749

All aboard for sunshine! On this independent rail tour of the California coast, you’ll learn why they call it the Golden State

Departs from January 2015 to December 2015.

California Rail Tour 8 days from $2245

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

Departs from July 2015 to August 2015.

California Zephyr & Hawaii Cruise 19 days from $3675

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

Departs from January 2015 to March 2016.

California Zephyr and Mexico Cruise 14 days from $2649

Pair a train journey across America's western frontier with a 10-day Mexico cruise for the perfect fun in the sun rail-cruise vacation.

Departs from January 2015 to February 2015.

California Zephyr Experience - Chicago to San Francisco 5 days from $665

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 November 2014 to October 2015.

California Zephyr with Yellowstone National Park - Chicago to San Francisco 8 days from $1585

More than 2,000 acres of geysers, hot springs, and lava formations await you in Yellowstone, the world's first national park established in 1872.

Departs from May 2014 to October 2015.

California Zephyr with Yosemite National Park - Chicago to San Francisco 8 days from $1369

The only thing more appealing than a train vacation through the Rocky and Sierra Mountains is one that includes a visit to the waterfalls and Giant Sequoia groves of Yosemite National Park.

Departs from May 2014 to October 2015.


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