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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.

America’s Best Fall Destinations

Fall is the perfect time for travel. The temperatures are milder, and the crowds are thinner. In places like New England, the forest comes to life with an explosive display of fall colors. While fall foliage tours are incredibly popular in the Northeast, there are many other fantastic destinations all around the United States perfectly suited for fall travel.

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Watch Now: Tour Toronto Union Station

Get insight into what it’s like to travel out of Toronto’s Union Station.

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Watch Now: Discover Summer Travel Destinations by Train

Vacations By Rail president and co-found Todd Powell talks about summer train travel with NBC Chicago's Anthony Ponce.

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Top 10 Train Vacations

Living in a fast-paced world, it may seem the fastest way to travel is the best way to travel. Even on vacation we have a tendency to want to hurry to our destination. The constant rush to be somewhere is what leads us to miss out on what is right in front of us, but what if the journey was our destination? Maybe then we could slow down and appreciate it fully. Traveling by train allows us to do what no other method of transportation allows us to do---enjoy the moment and the journey. Traveling by train means slowing down to take in the sights as legendary trains take you along iconic rail routes through unspoiled natural beauty en route to spectacular destinations. Slow things down and take a breath of fresh air. Here are the top 10 rail tours you'll want to consider:

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5 Family-Friendly Train Vacations

Train vacations are a great family-friendly getaway any time of the year. With a whole train to explore, built-in meals and accommodations, and someone else to do the “driving,” they’re budget-friendly, efficient, and most important, fun! Following are some of our favorite rail vacations offering something for the whole family...

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