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Expert Advice, News, Tour Resources & More - Destination Spotlight - Canada

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.

A Journey to Remember: Across Canada in 17 Days

Experience a journey across Canada by train in 17 days. What can you experience in these 17 days? Imagine the possibilities.

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Five Things to See and Do in Banff in the Winter

Whether you crave adventure or relaxation, there is something to keep you entertained during Banff’s coldest days

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Five Things You May Not Know About VIA Rail’s Skeena Train

VIA Rail’s Jasper-Prince Rupert Train, formerly known as the Skeena Train takes two full days to complete, passing over nearly 1,200 kilometers of the Canadian wilderness along the way.

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Traveling With Kids: Five Family-friendly Rail Vacations in Canada

Whether you hope to explore in the mountains or sightsee in a big city, there is a rail package to fit your family’s needs.

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Five Things to Do in Jasper During the Summer

Located in the heart of Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada, this mountain town may be small in size, but it is large in amenities.

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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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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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Unique Winter Rail Vacations

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

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Top 10 Things to Do this Winter in Banff and Lake Louise

​Banff and Lake Louise are classic winter rail vacation destinations. Don't miss these top things to see and do during your seasonal getaway.

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Top Attractions in the Canadian Rockies

​Whether you're looking for adventure, relaxing sightseeing, or getting close to nature, the Canadian Rockies is a great spot for your next vacation. There's an endless supply of activities—everything from walking on glaciers, winding down mountain roads, or relaxing at a spa with a gorgeous backdrop.

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