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Independent Tours

Embark on an independent tour by train and get set for adventure! Set your own pace as you follow a well-crafted itinerary to popular destinations throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Blaze a trail of discovery on heritage and history tours. Uncover North America’s natural wonders with national parks vacations.  Revel in the romance of Europe’s capital cities.

Each independent rail tour features travel along legendary train routes, comprehensive sightseeing and ample time at leisure. Choose from an extensive selection of regional tours, cross-country rail vacations, rail-drive getaways, and rail-cruise packages.

Independent Tours

Independent Rail Travel

America Coast to Coast with Glacier National Park 14 days from $3255

From the Emerald City to New York City, this 14-day rail vacation.

Departs from June 2019 to September 2020.

America Coast to Coast with Grand Canyon 14 days from $2995

From New York City to the Grand Canyon, see the best of the U.S. by train!

Departs from April 2019 to October 2020.

Arctic Circle Experience with Kantishna 7 days from $3208

Seven days, two exciting cities, one national park, a global treasure and experiences of a lifetime: An incredible adventure through Alaska lies ahead.

Departs from June 2020 to September 2020.

Aurora Viewing at Bettles Lodge 6 days from $2155

Experience the peaceful solitude of nature and one of the world’s most amazing natural events, the Aurora Borealis, on this Alaskan expedition.

Departs from November 2019 to April 2020.

Aurora Viewing at Chena Hot Springs 7 days from $1418

Hot springs, Northern Lights and authentic Alaskan experiences lie ahead on this 7-day journey.

Departs from October 2019 to April 2020.

Banff & Jasper - Winter Magic 9 days from $2468

Explore the Canadian winter wonderlands of Banff and Jasper through nature hikes and guided tours that provide great views of wilderness and wildlife.

Departs from December 2019 to December 2020.

Best of the Rockies 8 days from $4373

Marvel at the wonders of the Canadian landscape on this 8-day rail tour, which both begins and ends in Vancouver.

Departs from September 2019 to October 2020.

California Zephyr & Alaska Cruise 15 days from $3995

From Lake Michigan to the Golden Gate Bridge to the Gulf of Alaska, this rail-cruise adventure is one of a kind.

Departs from May 2019 to August 2019.

California Zephyr & Hawaii Cruise 19 days from $3913

Say “aloha!” as you set sail on a 19-day rail-cruise adventure!

Departs from November 2019 to March 2021.

California Zephyr & Mexican Riviera Cruise 14 days from $2850

Cross the mountains and deserts of the great American West by rail and see vibrant Mexico by sea. The weather couldn’t be better on this rail-cruise adventure!

Departs from January 2020 to January 2021.

California Zephyr Experience 5 days from $855

Long considered one of the most scenic routes in the United States, the California Zephyr takes you from the beautiful city of Chicago to the City by the Bay, San Francisco, by way of the spectacular Rockies and Sierras.

Departs from March 2019 to October 2020.

California Zephyr with Yosemite National Park - Chicago to San Francisco 8 days from $1775

Explore both big city culture and grand natural wonders with this trip that takes you from Chicago to San Francisco, traversing through the Rockies and Sierra Mountains, topping off with a visit to beautiful Yosemite National Park.

Departs from May 2019 to October 2020.

Canada Coast to Coast 17 days from $7575

Immerse yourself in beauty of nature, the excitement of the city and everything in between as you make your way through the scenic Canadian landscape.

Departs from September 2019 to September 2020.

Canada’s Rockies & Alaska Cruise 16 days from $3614

Take on the world by land and sea, as you transverse the very best of the Canadian Rockies by train and board a luxury cruise liner for a cruise through Alaska's Inside Passage.

Departs from September 2019 to September 2020.

Canadian Rockies Grand Getaway 10 days from $12394

Travel in style through the Canadian West as you visit the area's highlights via private tours and relax in upscale accommodations.

Departs from June 2020 to September 2020.

Canadian Rockies Rail Journey 7 days from $2757

On this seven-day Canadian Rockies Rail Journey, you'll capture views of mountains and valleys only accessible by train, visit the stunning Lake Louise, and explore the city life of Vancouver and Calgary. This vacation is also available from Calgary to Vancouver based on your travel preference.

Departs from September 2019 to October 2020.

Canadian Snow Train with Jasper 10 days from $2853

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

Departs from October 2019 to April 2020.

Canyons, Glaciers & Waterfalls by Rail 17 days from $3659

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

Departs from June 2019 to September 2020.

Chicago to New Orleans & Western Caribbean Cruise 12 days from $2931

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

Departs from November 2019 to March 2020.

Chicago, New Orleans, Washington DC, New York City 12 days from $2425

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 2019 to October 2020.

Christmas in the Rockies 11 days from $3197

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

Departs from December 2019 to December 2020.

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 March 2019 to December 2020.

Coast Starlight Experience 4 days from $855

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 2019 to December 2020.

Coast Starlight with Alaska Cruise via Glacier Bay 10 days from $2119

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 June 2019 to September 2020.

Coast to Coast & the Queen Mary - Westbound 21 days from $5005

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

Departs from August 2019 to September 2020.


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