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Expert Advice, News, Tour Resources & More - Traveling by Train - Videos

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.

National Train Day

The Rail Insider interviews award winning producer/director Richard Luckin, creator of railroad documentaries broadcast on PBS and available on DVD. Vacations By Rail broadcast four of Luckin’s documentaries, including Super Chief: Speed – Style - Service, on vacationsbyrail.com in celebration of National Train Day. Episode XI – National Train Day is a companion podcast to the National Train Day celebration and broadcast.

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Rocky Mountaineer : SilverLeaf Service

Take in the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies through the panoramic windows of the custom-designed single-level dome coach in the new SilverLeaf Service.

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Rocky Mountaineer : GoldLeaf Service

Discover why travelers rave about Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service. A custom-designed bi-level dome coach puts you right in the middle of the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies as you enjoy gourmet meals prepared by talented onboard chefs.

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Watch Now: What to Expect on a Thalys Train Journey

Learn about Thalys rail routes and on-board services and amenities.

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Tour the Newest Luxury River Cruise Ship

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

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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 experience.

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Watch Now: Rail & River Cruises in Europe

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

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Rocky Mountaineer – In the Canadian Rockies

Rocky Mountaineer offers over 45 unique Canadian vacation packages and five distinctive rail routes, rich in history and natural wonders, through British Columbia and Alberta. This world renowned, luxurious train travels by daylight through the wild beauty of Canada’s West and is the best way to experience the majestic Canadian Rockies.

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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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