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Royal Travel Inspiration

20 September 2022

Queen Elizabeth II was the most well-traveled British monarch in history, visiting 117 countries during her 70-year reign and becoming a travel icon in the process. Cultivate some vacation inspiration from some of these notable trips.

Wellington Cable Car New Zealand

New Zealand

Two main islands of ever-changing landscape await in New Zealand. The Queen visited in 1953-54 and explored 46 cities and towns. Embark on your own grand tour of New Zealand.

Great Wall China


The third-largest country in the world, China is a fusion of modern cities and historic wonders. 1986 marked the first visit to China by a British monarch. Discover the best of China.

South Africas Cape Town

South Africa

Home to colorful scenery, impressive landmarks, and deep culture, South Africa welcomed the Queen in 1995 as she met with Nelson Mandela. Uncover the wonders of South Africa on your next great rail adventure.

Idyllic Irish Landscape


Rolling green hills, towering cliffs, and ancient castles and ruins are synonymous with Ireland. Queen Elizabeth toured the Republic of Ireland in 2011, making her the first British monarch in more than a century to tour the area. Explore the Emerald Isle

Icefields Parkway Banff National Park


National parks, urban meccas, and outstanding adventures await in Canada. 22 trips over the course of 70 years showcased the best of Canada to the Queen. Experience Canada from coast to coast.

Steam Train On Glenfinnan Viaduct


Scotland is a land of legend, lore and extraordinary beauty. It is also where the Queen summered at her estate in Balmoral. Discover the beauty of the Scottish Highlands firsthand.

Big Ben And Westminster Bridge In London


The most acclaimed city in England is its capital, London. Millions of people from around the world travel here to see Buckingham Palace, the Queen's royal residence. Immerse yourself in England on your next trip.

Did you know...

The Queen's favorite mode of transportation was purportedly by train. As a fan of trains and travel, we invite you to start planning your rail adventure. With hundreds of itineraries to destinations around the globe, the question isn't when…but where?