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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

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 2015 to December 2017.

Deluxe Alaska Sampler 8 days from $2345

Riding the Alaska Railroad, you see all the best of Alaska including Kenai Fjords and Denali National Parks.

Departs from May 2016 to September 2016.

Eastern Canada Rail & Cruise 15 days from $3173 $3,046

Your perfectly-planned rail-cruise combination tour takes you from the historic city of Boston to Canada's Cultural Capital of Montreal by sea, infusing your travels with unique sightseeing to historically significant landmarks along the way.

Departs from September 2015 to September 2016.

Empire Builder Experience - Chicago to Seattle 5 days from $729

Just a few generations ago, the route of the Empire Builder was wilderness, roamed by Native Americans and buffalo.

Departs from March 2015 to October 2016.

European Christmas Markets 9 days from $2121

Celebrate the holiday season with visits to the Christmas Markets in Germany and Austria.

Departs from November 2015 to December 2017.

Excursion to the Canadian Rockies - Vancouver to Calgary 5 days from $2489 $2,340

See the best of the Canadian Rockies on this 5-day rail adventure combining cosmopolitan fun with spectacular natural beauty from Vancouver to Calgary.

Departs from May 2016 to December 2017.

Explorer’s Circle 6 days from $3389 $3,186

If you love rail travel, this is just the ticket - double your pleasure with two of Canada's premier rail experiences.

Departs from May 2016 to September 2016.

Exploring Western Canada - Vancouver to Calgary 8 days from $3232 $3,038

This is one of the most popular tours vacationers choose when planning their Rocky Mountain get-aways.

Departs from April 2016 to December 2017.

Getaway to the Canadian Rockies 9 days from $4836 $4,546

This nine day circle tour features the very best of the Canadian Rockies and Rocky Mountaineer train.

Departs from May 2016 to December 2017.

Glacier National Park & Chicago 7 days from $1699

"The Crown of the Continent" awaits you on this 7-day rail adventure to Glacier National Park.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2017.

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