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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.

Spotlight On: Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon astounds the mind, lifts the spirit, and is recognized not only as a national park but also as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is no wonder if is one of the World's greatest attractions and a popular vacation destination.

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Celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary

Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary this year, which makes it a special time to visit this beautiful country.

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The Best USA Winter Getaways

Winter vacation destinations beckon throughout the United States for nature-lovers and city-fans alike. Whether you’re looking to escape the chilly snow or relish its lovely scenery, consider brightening your colder months with a U.S. rail vacation.

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A Journey on VIA Rail’s Ocean: The Window to Canada

The Canadian Maritimes are known for their enchanting seaside towns and unspoiled nature, and there’s no better way to take in the scenery and see the best of the province than on a train vacation.

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Rail Vacations Offer One-of-a-Kind Experiences in Popular Destinations

Vacations By Rail® Announces New 2017 Tours and Early-Booking Incentives

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Colorado’s Top Six Train Adventures

Explore the historic West's historic railways and Rocky Mountains with six of its best known train adventures.

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Vacations By Rail® Offers Early-Booking Incentive on Winter Getaways

Book a one-of-a-kind seasonal getaway with Vacations By Rail and enjoy a complimentary additional hotel night.

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Ticket to Best Fall Color-Watching: Scenic Rail Excursions

There’s no better way to enjoy the colors of fall than aboard a train.

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Switzerland’s Iconic Railways

Switzerland is known for many things but one of the most treasured parts of this magical country are its famous railways.

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Must Have Travel Gadgets

In this day and age, there are so many cool devices. What was travel like without our smart phones or tablets? Paperback crossword puzzles probably wouldn't cut it in today's world. Aside from our personal devices, there are some amazing travel gadgets perfect for your next rail vacation.

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