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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

Grand Canyon Railway Rails to the Rim Adventure 6 days from $995

Visit one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World on this exciting rail adventure.

Departs from March 2017 to December 2018.

Grand Canyon Railway Rails to the Rim Adventure - Los Angeles 4 days from $789

The Grand Canyon awaits on this spectacular Rails to the Rim vacation.

Departs from January 2017 to October 2018.

Great Lakes Grand Discovery 12 days from $6915

Embark on a grand exploration of North America’s Great Lakes as you cruise from Toronto to Chicago, and then travel to New York City onboard Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited.

Departs from May 2018 to September 2018.

High Tides and Scenic Trains 10 days from $1877

Witness firsthand the beauty of coastal Canada as you embark on a 10-day rail-drive adventure.

Departs from May 2017 to October 2018.

Jasper & Vancouver by Rail 4 days from $2117

Take a sensational, two day, all daylight trip from Vancouver through Kamloops to Jasper. Spend two full days aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, then spend an extra night in both the beautiful city of Vancouver and the peaceful town of Jasper.

Departs from May 2017 to October 2018.

Journey Along the Upper Mississippi 10 days from $2222

America’s Heartland is the backdrop of this 10-day rail-river cruise vacation that includes visits to Chicago, St. Louis, Hannibal, Dubuque, La Crosse, Red Wing, and Minneapolis/St. Paul.

Departs from July 2017 to July 2018.

Lake Shore Limited Experience-Chicago to New York 4 days from $895

Board the Lake Shore Limited and discover the famous museums, beautiful scenery, and popular sights of Chicago and New York on this 4-day rail-journey.

Departs from January 2018 to December 2018.

Lakes, Mountains & The Rockies - Vancouver to Calgary 7 days from $1845

The best of the Canadian Rockies! Explore mountains, canyons and rivers between Vancouver and Jasper onboard the pampered comfort of VIA Rail's Canadian.

Departs from May 2017 to October 2018.

Luxury Rockies Explorer 9 days from $7895

Explore the majestic Rockies with this luxurious experience that includes deluxe amenities at the upscale Fairmont hotels.

Departs from June 2017 to September 2018.

Memphis - New Orleans Rail - River Journey 11 days from $2401

Discover the charm of the South on an 11-day rail river-cruise adventure.

Departs from August 2017 to November 2018.


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