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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

Empire Builder Experience - Chicago to Seattle 5 days from $849

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 April 2017 to March 2018.

Empire Builder with Alaska Cruise via Glacier Bay 11 days from $1999

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

Departs from May 2017 to September 2018.

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 2017 to September 2018.

European Christmas Markets 9 days from $3567

Celebrate the holiday season with visits to the Christmas Markets in Germany and Austria.

Departs from November 2017 to December 2017.

Excursion to the Canadian Rockies 5 days from $2587

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 2017 to October 2017.

Explorer’s Circle 6 days from $3308

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 2017 to September 2018.

Exploring Western Canada 8 days from $3495

This Rocky Mountain getaway takes you through the gems of the area, from the highest peaks to the largest icefields.

Departs from May 2017 to October 2018.

Getaway to the Canadian Rockies 9 days from $4895

Set out on the famed Rocky Mountaineer for a journey through some of the best cities, the most charming towns and the most awe-inspiring sites the Canadian Rockies have to offer.

Departs from May 2017 to October 2018.

Glacier National Park & Chicago 7 days from $1783

"The Crown of the Continent" awaits you on this 7-day rail adventure to Glacier National Park.

Departs from June 2017 to September 2018.

Glacier National Park & Seattle 7 days from $1495

The Emerald City and the Crown of the Continent are highlights of this spectacular Glacier National Park rail vacation.

Departs from June 2017 to September 2018.


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