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The hallmark of any Vacations By Rail package is travel aboard the world’s iconic trains. And the destinations can be limitless! Whether you know where you want to go or you’re in the early stages of your vacation planning, browse by tours by vacation type to find the perfect package for you. 

See our full-collection of fall foliage tours or our extensive collection of National Park tours throughout North America. Perhaps you want the best of both of worlds on your next vacation with travel by train and ship. Search an assortment of vacations that include train and ocean cruises as well as train and river cruises. Or maybe you’re looking for suggestions based on a specific season or special event. 

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Train Vacation Type

Train Vacation Types

Canadian Snow Train 7 days from $2090

Travel across Canada, wind through the Rockies, and explore cosmopolitan cities on this winter journey that takes you through five provinces.

Departs from January 2018 to December 2018.

Canadian Snow Train with Jasper 10 days from $2865

Take a cross-country trip to enjoy views of the stunning Canadian landscape—including mountains, lakes, and wildlife—only available by train.

Departs from January 2018 to December 2018.

Canyons, Glaciers & Waterfalls by Rail 17 days from $3182

Take a rail-journey to three of the US's famed National Parks, aboard three renowned Amtrak trains.

Departs from June 2018 to September 2018.

Chicago to New Orleans & Western Caribbean Cruise 12 days from $2122

Escape the cold and get ready to bask in the sun on this 12-day rail-cruise adventure.

Departs from November 2018 to March 2019.

Chicago, New Orleans, Washington DC, New York City 12 days from $2698

Combine travel aboard 3 renowned rail routes with visits to Chicago, New Orleans, Washington DC, and New York City for a memorable vacation through the Midwest, Deep South, and east coast.

Departs from March 2018 to October 2018.

Christmas in the Rockies 11 days from $3525

Celebrate the holiday season in the Canadian Rockies as you enjoy winter sports, sightseeing, shopping and seasonal festivities.

Departs from December 2018 to December 2018.

Classic Coast to Coast by Rail 6 days from $1555

Get ready for an amazing coast-to-coast adventure, starting in New York City and ending in the "City by the Bay," San Francisco.

Departs from January 2018 to December 2018.

Coast Starlight and the Columbia River Cruise 10 days from $3328

Travel along the dazzling Pacific Coast aboard the Coast Starlight for the overnight journey from Los Angeles to Portland, where you will meet the American Empress for your river cruise along the Columbia and Snake Rivers. Highlights of your Pacific Northwest adventure include visits to Astoria, The Dalles and Sacajawea State Park.

Departs from March 2018 to October 2018.

Coast Starlight Experience 4 days from $825

Widely regarded as one of the most spectacular of all train routes, the Coast Starlight links the greatest cities on the West Coast.

Departs from January 2018 to December 2018.

Coast Starlight with Alaska Cruise via Glacier Bay 10 days from $1965

Combine two of the most exciting cities on the West Coast with an exciting Alaska cruise to create a spectacular rail-cruise vacation!

Departs from May 2018 to June 2019.


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