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The U.S. is rife with fabulous cities and majestic destinations that recount the various stages of history. Visiting these places can be an electrifying experience, filling visitors with a sense of intrigue and excitement. Sometimes, though, it is nice to leave the hustle and bustle behind and regain a sense of tranquility in the great outdoors. Nature and wildlife tours allow travelers to do just this while putting adventure at the forefront of the expedition. Surrounded by mountains, forests, oceans, and wide-open spaces, wildlife vacations in the USA open the door to what lies beyond.

Adventure vacations can take you to any number of beautiful places, including the country's national parks. From the towering sandstone arches of Arches National Park to the plunging depths of Grand Canyon National Park, there is no shortage of wondrous sights to behold. There are stunning hanging gardens and waterfalls in Zion, impressive naturally carved hoodoos in Bryce Canyon, and breathtaking mountain and glacier views in Glacier National Park. Moving further north, Alaska's protected lands, including Kenai Fjords and Denali National Parks, offer a little-seen glimpse of truly remote lands. Your time in these places may include guided tours by bus, boat, or even on foot to be fully immersed in the remarkable scenery. But the views are just part of the equation; the animals that inhabit these parks are just as spectacular.

A wildlife tour in Yellowstone, or one of the other northern parks, brings the chance to see bison, bighorn sheep, and bear. Safaris in Alaska venture to isolated islands or bays for bear viewing amongst some of the world's most concentrated populations or whale watching with snow-capped mountains in the backdrop. Set out into the wilderness for an immersion into the great outdoors.

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Aerial Shot Of Three Majestic Glaciers Alaska
Escorted
4.7 stars(57 reviews)
2022MayJulAug
2023JunJulAug
9 days from
$4,195 pp
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Glacier National Park Montana
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4.6 stars(43 reviews)
2022JunJulAug
12 days from
$4,120 pp
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Bison Herd Moulton Barn Grand Teton National Park
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2022JunJulAug
11 days from
$3,395 pp
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11 days from
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9 days from
$2,695
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Mount Rushmore
Escorted
4.5 stars(42 reviews)
2022MayJulAugSep
11 days from
$3,655 pp
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Alaska by Day
Independent
4.9 stars(28 reviews)
2022MayJunJulAugSep
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$3,579 pp
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15 days from
$10,126
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Alaska Railroad Traveling Through Mountains
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2022MayJunJulAugSep
8 days from
$2,245 pp
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Moose Has Right of way Denali National Park
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4.8 stars(39 reviews)
2022MayJunJulAugSep
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Caribou Deer on Mount Denali
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5.0 stars(11 reviews)
2022JunJulAug
8 days from
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Snow Capped Mountains in Denali National Park
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2022MayJunJulAugSep
10 days from
$4,218 pp
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Alaska by Day
12 Sep 2021
George E, Verona, WI
5 stars
“All connections, transfers, credit processing and keeping us informed were exemplary. The timing and sequencing of the various tours and stops were perfect and allowed recovery and prep time for the next leg. VBR (Bridget) was also excellent in responding to questions or concerns.
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Alaska Wilderness Tour
10 Sep 2021
Cindy W, Nineveh, IN
5 stars
“Many people have asked us what company we used for this trip and we have referred vacation by rail and representative Frank Howard.
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Alaska Wildlife Adventure
06 Sep 2021
Nancy R, Durham, NC
5 stars
“It was a unique way to see the real Alaska and everything was so well ogranized.
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California Zephyr with Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks
03 Sep 2021
Lana B, Houston, TX
5 stars
“The package put together by Vacations By Rail went above and beyond what I could have done on my own. They really considered logistics when booking overnight hotels and rental car pick up/drop off. Overall as our first experience with long distance rail travel, I am very happy we chose Vacations By Rail.
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Glaciers, Trains & Trails of Alaska
25 Jul 2021
Kimberly H, North Richland Hills, TX
5 stars
“We had an amazing time and everything was so professionally done! All the connections with the trains were easy and accommodations were super nice and fun!
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Alaska by Land and Sea Featuring 3 nights in Denali
25 Oct 2019
DARYL
5 stars
“I have and will continue to recommend this company. I also plan to use Vacations by Rail for some future travels.
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Mt. Rushmore, the Badlands, & Yellowstone
30 Aug 2019
TERESA
5 stars
“Booking the trip was easy and fast with Ryan's assistance. The trip itself was wonderfully organized, with Joan our Tour Director keeping us well informed throughout the trip. Hotels were great, food was delicious, and Dale our bus driver was wonderful. I'd do this tour again. The step-on guides for Yellowstone and the Black Hills added a lot of great information. The only change I would make would be to take a bedroom instead of a roomette if traveling with two people. The roomette was good during the day but extremely cozy at night.
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Alaska the Greatland
16 Aug 2019
RITA
5 stars
“This was an amazing trip. It was so organized and every detail taken care of. They even went above and beyond on little things! The tour director was awesome - knowledgeable and a people person! And our bus driver was just as great! They made a good team together - which served us patrons in the best way. Highly recommend VBR!
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Tour Alaska by Rail
16 Jun 2019
GERALD
5 stars
“Awesome Experience! Everything was well coordinated and ran completely on time! Great time!
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