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The Grand Hibernian: Ireland's First Luxury Train

First launched in 2016, the Grand Hibernian presents an authentic atmosphere that embodies old Ireland with a contemporary...

25 Aug 2020

Best Ports of Call for Your Rail and Cruise Vacation

There is no need to choose between the land and the sea when you embark on a Rail and Cruise Vacation from Vacations...

30 Jan 2020

Independent and Escorted Rail Tours: What is the Difference?

You have the option to take one of our Independent Tours or with the help of a guide on our Escorted Tours. Before booking,...

30 Jan 2020

VIA Rail's Ocean Train and Route in 8 Images

8 images of VIA Rail's Ocean train from Montréal to Halifax.

25 Aug 2020

Know Your Overnight Options on VIA Rails Canadian

When it comes to the sleeping accommodations on VIA Rail’s Canadian, travelers can choose from three classes: Economy,...

25 Aug 2020

10 Luxury Train images

10 images of the most luxurious train rides in the world.

25 Aug 2020

Dining Aboard the Canadian

The Canadian's dining car has the ambiance of a fine restaurant. Fine china, fresh cut flowers, and white tablecloths...

30 Jan 2020

Travel Back in Time by Steam Train

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

30 Jan 2020

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...

30 Jan 2020

Top 10 Fall Train Rides in the United States

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

25 Aug 2020

Unique Winter Rail Vacations

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

25 Aug 2020

Historic Lodges of Glacier National Park

When it comes to a rail vacation focused on the outdoors, your indoor space is just as important.

25 Aug 2020

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...

07 Jun 2017

Top Attractions in the Canadian Rockies

​Whether you're looking for adventure, relaxing sightseeing, or getting close to nature, the Canadian Rockies is a...

30 Jan 2020

Discover Eastern Canada by Rail

Eastern Canada is filled with stunning natural beauty, historic cities, charming coastal towns and amazing culture and...

31 Jan 2020

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...

30 Jan 2020

The Best USA Winter Getaways

Winter vacation destinations beckon throughout the United States for nature-lovers and city-fans alike. Whether you’re...

25 Aug 2020

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...

31 Jan 2020

Top 6 Train Rides in Colorado

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

09 Sep 2020

Switzerlands Iconic Railways

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13 Feb 2020

25 Must Take Train Trips

Some of the best destinations all across the world also offer some of the most scenic train routes. The trips can be...

18 Aug 2020

National Parks of the Southwest Escorted Rail Tours

Rail Insider Episode VIII welcomes back Carl Fowler to discuss the National Parks of the Southwest rail tour. Listeners...

30 Jan 2020

Canadian Rockies and a journey on the Rocky Mountaineer

Rail Insider Episode VI is the fourth in a series of interviews with rail experts, operators and guides. In this episode,...

30 Jan 2020

Touring New England in Autumn

Rail Insider Episode V is the third in a series of interviews with rail experts, operators and guides. In this episode,...

30 Jan 2020

Amtraks Great Rail Journeys

The Rail Insider celebrates Amtrak’s 40th Anniversary with an episode dedicated to Amtrak’s Great Rail Journeys....

30 Jan 2020

Seats and Sleepers on Amtrak

Rail Insider, Episode II, Seats and Sleepers on Amtrak takes listeners through 4 types of seating and sleeping accommodations...

30 Jan 2020

Traveling Coast to Coast on Amtrak

Rail Insider, Episode I, walks listeners through planning a New York, New York to San Francisco, California rail itinerary...

30 Jan 2020

How to Select Your Class of Service onboard Rocky Mountaineer

Rocky Mountaineer is considered one of the world's great rail journeys. With each class of service offering a dome rail...

30 Jan 2020

Rocky Mountaineer: SilverLeaf Service

Take in the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies through the panoramic windows of the custom-designed single-level...

30 Jan 2020

Rocky Mountaineer: GoldLeaf Service

Discover why travelers rave about Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service. A custom-designed bi-level dome coach puts you...

30 Jan 2020

Tour the Newest Luxury River Cruise Ship

And start planning your five-star European rail and river cruise journey

30 Jan 2020

What to Expect on Your Next Locally-Hosted Vacation

Learn about the benefits of a locally-hosted vacation and get insights about how a local host can enhance your vacation...

30 Jan 2020

Scenic Rail Routes through the Pacific Northwest and the Canadian Rockies onboard Rocky Mountaineer

The Canadian Rockies is brimming with unmatched scenery. Between the majestic mountain peaks of the Rockies and deep...

30 Jan 2020

Watch Now: Rail & River Cruises in Europe

Learn about European rail and river cruise vacations and get some insight into your onboard experience.

30 Jan 2020

New Window Trip: Rail Journeys App from Vacations By Rail

Window Trip: Rail Journeys App allows travelers to follow iconic rail routes, discovering points of interest along the...

29 May 2020

The Benefits of an Escorted Tour

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30 Jan 2020

Go with the Flow: 5 Advantages of Rail & River Cruise Vacations

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04 May 2020

Rocky Mountaineer In the Canadian Rockies

Rocky Mountaineer offers over 45 unique Canadian vacation packages and five distinctive rail routes through British...

30 Jan 2020

Take it Easy: 5 Reasons Your Next Vacation Should be a Rail-Cruise

Train and cruise vacations are natural companions. Whether aboard the deck of a cruise ship or relaxing in the comfort...

04 May 2020

Popular Tours & Their Activity Levels

Learn about Vacations By Rail’s handy activity levels, identify which is the best fit for you, and see popular vacations...

28 Jul 2020
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