Expert Advice, News, Tour Resources & More - Traveling by Train
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.
From the snowy vistas of the Canadian Rockies to the sights and smells of Europe’s Christmas Markets, these are five of the best holiday season getaways.
You have the option to take one of our Independent Tours or with the help of a guide on our Escorted Tours. Before booking, learn which option is right for you.
As the second smallest province in all of Canada, Nova Scotia is a quaint, charming locale that has much to offer, especially for those that love the water.
Rocky Mountaineer’s First Passage to the West route is touted for its unique ability to connect East and West Canada over 3,200 kilometers of track.
Steeped in history and surrounded by nature, Quebec City is a favorite destination of those traveling to Canada.
Swiss trains are some of the cleanest and most punctual in the world. It’s hard to have an unpleasant Swiss rail journey.
Because everything is taken care of for you on the train, all you have to do is sit back and enjoy the ride.
Cowbells ring. Alphorns sing. And your electric Swiss train barely makes a sound as it winds through the valley.
Originally running from Williams, Arizona to the Anita Mines 45 miles north, the railway brought just that, opportunity.