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Expert Advice, News, Tour Resources & More

Vacations By Rail's Expert Advice, News, Tour Resources & More keeps you up to date with all the latest exciting train vacation and train tour options available throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Beyond.

Dining Aboard the Canadian

The Canadian's dining car has the ambiance of a fine restaurant. Fine china, fresh cut flowers, and white tablecloths create a charming view on board too.

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5 Tips for the First-Time Swiss Train Traveler (Part I)

Follow this quick guide so your journey aboard the Swiss rails will meet any expectations.

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Meet Vacations By Rail at a Travel & Adventure Show Near You

See Vacations By Rail at select Travel & Adventure shows in February 2018 and start planning your next rail vacation with us.

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Top 10 Hotels Along the Canadian Pacific Railway

Luckily for modern travelers, the railway is just as popular today as it was over 100 years ago, and many of these hotels and inns are still standing.

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Travel Back in Time by Steam Train

Steam trains offer a variety of scenic excursions throughout the world.

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The Venice Simplon-Orient Express and Beyond: Luxury Train Travel in Europe

Discover four of the most luxurious train offerings in Europe, including the Venice Simplon-Orient Express and the Golden Eagle Danube Express.

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What You Need to Know About Amtrak Sleeper Cars

Learn the ins and outs of Amtrak sleeper cars, including the various available car options, to ensure your rail vacation is as restful as it is exciting.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Cross Country Train Trips

The United States is a vast land full of varied landscapes and magnificent sights to behold.

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Top 10 Fall Train Rides in the United States

Celebrate autumn with a rail escape through North America's strikingly beautiful fall foliage.

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Unique Winter Rail Vacations

Winter is a season full of opportunity brimming with exciting seasonal activities and fantastic natural phenomena.

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