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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

Gastineau Channel

Rocky Mountaineer & Alaska by Sea 16 days from $4410

Embark on a rail-cruise adventure of a lifetime on this incredible 16-day tour.

Departs from June 2014 to August 2015.

Downtown Edmonton

Rocky Mountaineer & Edmonton Mall 8 days from $2576

Edmonton is Alberta’s capital city and the gateway to Jasper National Park.

Departs from May 2014 to August 2014.

Rome

Rome, Florence and Venice by Train 11 days from $2285

Look no further. This is the classic grand tour of Italy. Visit the Eternal City of Rome, the grand Renaissance city of Florence, and Venice with its meandering canals, connecting each magnificent city by high-speed train.

Departs from May 2014 to February 2016.

Elvis Statue

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 2014 to December 2014.

Michigan Avenue in Chicago

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 2015.

Adler Planetarium in Chicago

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 2015.

Magnolia Plantation

Southern Heritage 10 days from $1849

Trace history's trail on the rails of the American Southeast by reacquainting yourself with America's roots on a southern rail journey.

Departs from November 2013 to December 2013.

Atlanta's Skyline

Southern Highlights 8 days from $1166

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

Departs from August 2014 to December 2015.

Grand Canyon Railway

Southwest Chief with the Grand Canyon - Chicago to Los Angeles 6 days from $955

Ride the rails west to the American frontier and experience the magnificent Grand Canyon up close and personal.

Departs from March 2014 to October 2015.

Glacier Bay

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 July 2014 to September 2015.


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