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Train Vacation Type

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

Coast to Coast & the Queen Mary - Eastbound 21 days from $5003

Recall a bygone era of travel on this epic 21-day journey that takes you across the USA by train and across the Atlantic by cruise ship.

Departs from May 2018 to October 2018.

Coast to Coast & the Queen Mary - Westbound 21 days from $4900

Recall a bygone era and embark on a leisurely vacation from the UK to the western USA by cruise ship and train.

Departs from May 2018 to October 2018.

Coast to Coast : San Francisco to New York 10 days from $1525

There is no better way to see the USA than by rail. Travel from coast to coast aboard two iconic long-distance trains, Amtrak’s California Zephyr and Lake Shore Limited. Combine these fantastic overnight rail journeys with city stays in three of the USA’s most popular cosmopolitan cities: San Francisco, Chicago, and New York City.

Departs from January 2018 to December 2018.

Eastern Canada Rail & Cruise 15 days from $3228

You'll fall in love with the Eastern Seaboard as you cruise up the Atlantic shores from Boston and down the St. Lawrence River, then travel by train to visit the most popular cities of the area.

Departs from May 2018 to September 2018.

Empire Builder - Glacier National Park & Alaska Cruise 15 days from $3515

Experience all the beauty of the Pacific Northwest on this 15-day rail-cruise vacation.

Departs from August 2018 to September 2018.

Empire Builder Experience - Chicago to Seattle 5 days from $869

Marvel at the lush mountain, forest, plain and coastal scenery of the northern United States from the comfortable cars of the iconic Empire Builder.

Departs from January 2018 to October 2018.

Empire Builder with Alaska Cruise via Glacier Bay 11 days from $2235

Rail-cruise vacation featuring the Empire Builder to Seattle plus a Glacier Bay Alaska cruise.

Departs from May 2018 to June 2019.

Empire Builder with Glacier National Park - Chicago to Seattle 7 days from $1727

Discover all the natural beauty and scenic wonders of Glacier National Park, "The Crown of the Continent" in the majestic Pacific Northwest.

Departs from June 2018 to September 2018.

Excursion to the Canadian Rockies - Vancouver to Calgary 5 days from $2595

See the best of the Canadian Rockies on this 5-day rail adventure combining cosmopolitan fun with spectacular natural beauty from Vancouver to Calgary.

Departs from May 2018 to October 2018.

Explorer’s Circle 6 days from $3475

Set off on two of Canada's premier rail lines - VIA Rail's Canadian and the Rocky Mountaineer - to explore the resort towns and picturesque scenery of Western Canada.

Departs from May 2018 to September 2018.


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