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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

Route 66 by Rail - Independent 14 days from $2199

Head west on a true American classic: Route 66. Follow the path of this iconic highway on this 16-day independent rail adventure.

Departs from November 2015 to November 2016.

Sights & Sounds of Chicago, Memphis & New Orleans 7 days from $1103

Chicago, Memphis, and New Orleans are each steeped in deep music history, each playing important roles in the jazz, blues, and rock 'n roll scenes.

Departs from January 2015 to December 2016.

Snow Train - Chicago to Seattle 5 days from $699

Travel the pioneer trails northwest to Seattle on this 5-day winter escape to Seattle.

Departs from November 2014 to March 2016.

Snow Zephyr - Chicago to San Francisco 5 days from $665

See the best of the American West this winter as you travel from Chicago's winter wonderland to the shores of San Francisco.

Departs from November 2014 to March 2016.

Southern Highlights 8 days from $1237

Experience southern hospitality on this rail journey to three distinct southern cities.

Departs from February 2015 to December 2017.

Trans Canada by Rail & Alaska by Sea 15 days from $3495

Combine a trans-Canadian train adventure between two of the country's most cosmopolitan cities and an Alaska cruise, and the result is nothing short of amazing.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2017.

Trans Canada By Rail & the Rockies - Vancouver to Toronto 12 days from $2966

There is no better way to travel across Canada than by train, and the very best of the country awaits you on this 12-day tour through five of Canada's provinces.

Departs from May 2016 to October 2016.

Trans Canada By Rail - Toronto to Vancouver 7 days from $1905

Two of Canada's most popular cities combine with an exciting train journey across Canada to create one amazing Canadian train vacation.

Departs from May 2016 to October 2016.

Trans Canada By Rail with Jasper - Toronto to Vancouver 9 days from $2368

Two cosmopolitan cities.

Departs from September 2015 to October 2016.

Vancouver & Jasper by Rail 4 days from $2161

On this four day Canadian Rockies adventure, your stops will include destinations like Jasper, a highlight for many that visit Canada and typical favorite for many guests.

Departs from May 2016 to October 2016.

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