Rail & Cruise
Rail and cruise vacations are natural companions, each offering a unique and relaxing way to see a variety of destinations and unmatched scenery in one well-planned package. Cover longer distances by train and glide along famous rivers or vast oceans by ship, discovering colorful ports of call throughout the journey.
Your rail experience can include travel aboard North America's iconic long-distance trains complete with classic sleeper cars, an all-daylight rail experience through the Canadian Rockies, or Europe's sleek high-speed trains. And there are even more choices when selecting your cruise experience.
Step aboard a state-of-the-art ocean cruise liner for a cruise through Alaska's Inside Passage, the Hawaiian or Caribbean Islands, Mexico, the Panama Canal, the Mediterranean or cross the Atlantic onboard the luxurious Queen Mary 2. Enjoy all the perks of big ship cruising including an assortment of amenities from spa services, shopping, and onboard lectures to multiple dining venues, dancing, or an evening at the ship's casinos.
Choose a small river cruise ship adventure for an intimate cruise experience with an exclusive number of guests. Explore America's Great Lakes, steamboat down the Mississippi, meander along Canada's St. Lawrence River, or discover Europe's famous waterways and the delightful storybook towns and imperial cities that line the shores. Well-appointed staterooms provide excellent views of the changing scenery from the comfort of your private cabin, gourmet dining, inclusive shore excursions, and impeccable service.
Rail & Cruise Vacations
Coast Starlight and the Columbia River Cruise 9 days from $3799
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 June 2015 to November 2016.
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 2015 to December 2017.
Cuba by Rail & Cruise 12 days from $5353
A distinctive 12-Day People to People cultural exchange program, providing guests with a unique opportunity to see many of Cuba’s seldomly visited port cities with visits to six of Cuba’s nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Departs from February 2016 to December 2016.
Eastern Canada Rail & Cruise 15 days from $
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.
Jewels of Central Europe 18 days from $5449
A sailing along the Moselle, Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers is the centerpiece of your 18-day rail-river cruise vacation that begins in the City of Light, Paris, and takes you by high-speed train to Luxembourg, where you will board your river cruise ship for the 14-night journey through Germany, Austria and Hungary.
Departs from May 2016 to December 2017.
Journey Along the Upper Mississippi 10 days from $2525
America’s Heartland is the backdrop of this 10-day rail-river cruise vacation that includes visits to Chicago, St. Louis, Hannibal, Dubuque, La Crosse, Red Wing, and Minneapolis/St. Paul.
Departs from August 2015 to October 2016.