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Explore and discover new places right outside your window with our wide a selection of rail vacation packages. Rail travel allows you to admire scenery and relax without the stress of driving. Our rail vacation packages can take you all across the country and even to parts of Europe giving you plenty of opportunities to find new beauty in any area.

Alaska Rail/Sail Adventure

Days 1-3 Chicago / Seattle
Day 4 Embarkation
Day 5 Cruising
Day 6 Juneau
Day 7 Glacier Bay
Day 8 Sitka
Day 9 Ketchikan
Day 10 Victoria
Day 11 Seattle / En Route
Days 12-13 En Route to Chicago

13 Days

Wed., May 4 to Mon., May 16, 2016

Wed., Aug. 31 to Mon., Sept. 12, 2016

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Days 1-2    Chicago to Grand Junction
Days 3-4    Durango
Day 5    Taos / Santa Fe
Day 6    Santa Fe
Days 7-8    Albuquerque
Days 9-10    En Route to Chicago

10 Days

Sun., Sept. 25 to Tues., Oct. 4, 2016

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta from California

Days 1-2    Los Angeles to Grand Junction
Day 3    Grand Junction
Days 4-5    Durango
Day 6    Taos / Santa Fe
Day 7    Santa Fe
Days 8-9    Albuquerque
Days 10-11    En Route to Los Angeles

JOINING THIS TOUR:
San Joaquin Valley travelers will board Train #711 on Day 2 and join the tour in Sacramento.
Oregon and Washington travelers will board the Coast Starlight on Sept. 22.

11 Days

Fri, Sept. 23 to Mon., Oct. 3, 2016

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta from Florida

Days 1-2    Miami to Chicago
Days 3-4      Chicago to  Grand Junction
Days 5-6    Durango
Day 7    Taos / Santa Fe
Day 8    Santa Fe
Days 9-10    Albuquerque
Days 11-12    En Route to Chicago
Days 13-14    En Route to Miami

 

14 Days

Fri., Sept. 23 to Thurs., Oct. 6, 2016

All Aboard for San Antonio and New Orleans

Days 1-2    En Route to San Antonio
Day 3    San Antonio
Day 4    En Route / New Orleans
Days 5-6    New Orleans
Days 7-8    En Route to Chicago

8 Days

Sat., April 23 to Sat., April 30, 2016

Sat., Oct. 1 to Sat., Oct. 8, 2016

America from Coast to Coast

Day 1-2    Chicago to New York
Day 3    New York City
Day 4    En Route to New Orleans
Day 5    New Orleans
Days 6-7    En Route / Los Angeles
Days 8    En Route / San Francisco
Day 9    San Francisco
Days 10-12    En Route to Chicago

12 Days

Fri., April 8 to Tues., April 19, 2016

Fri., Oct. 21 to Tues., Nov. 1, 2016

America the Beautiful . . . West

Days 1-2    Chicago to Flagstaff
Day 3    The Grand Canyon
Days 4-5    En Route / Las Vegas
Day 6    En Route / Merced
Day 7    Yosemite National Park
Day 8    Sacramento
Days 9-10    En Route / San Francisco
Day 11    En Route to Elko, Nevada
Day 12    Salt Lake City, Utah
Days 13-14    En Route to Chicago

14 Days

Tues., May 3 to Mon., May 16, 2016

Tues., Sept. 20 to Mon., Oct. 3, 2016

Branson Holiday Express

Day 1 En Route / Springfield, Illinois
Days 2-4 Branson
Day 5 En Route / Springfield, Illinois
Day 6 En Route to Home Destinations

6 Days

Sun., November 6 to Fri., November 11, 2016

Branson Holiday Express from California

Days 1-3    En Route / Branson
Days 3-5    Branson
Day 6    En Route / Omaha
Days 7-9    En Route / Home Destinations

9 Days

Sat., Nov. 5 to Sun., Nov. 13, 2016

Calgary Stampede and Canadian Rockies

Days 1-2    Chicago to Lethbridge
Day 3    Banff
Day 4    Columbia Icefield
Day 5    En Route / Calgary Stampede
Day 6    Calgary Stampede
Day 7    Calgary Stampede /Lethbridge
Days 8-9    En Route to Chicago

9 Days

Sun., July 10 to Mon., July 18, 2016

Canada Maritimes Rail/Sail

Days 1-2    Chicago to Montréal
Day 3    Montréal / Quebec City
Days 4-5     Cruising
Day 6    Sydney, Nova Scotia
Day 7    Halifax, Nova Scotia
Day 8    St. John (Bay of Fundy)
Day 9    Bar Harbor, Maine
Days 10-11    Boston to Chicago

11 Days

Wed., Sept., 28 to Sat., Oct. 8, 2016

Canyonlands

Days 1-2    Chicago to Flagstaff
Day 3    The Grand Canyon
Day 4    Lake Powell
Day 5    Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks
Day 6    Las Vegas
Days 7-8    Sedona
Days 9-10    En Route to Chicago

10 Days

Sat., May 7 to Mon., May 16, 2016

Sat., Sept. 17 to Mon., Sept. 26, 2016

Complete Trans-Canada Experience

Days 1-3    Chicago to Vancouver
Day 4    Vancouver
Day 5    En Route
Day 6    Jasper
Days 7-8    Icefields Parkway / Banff
Day 9    Depart Jasper
Days 10-11    En Route
Day 12    Montréal / En Route
Day 13    En Route to Chicago

13 Days

Sat., May 7 to Thurs., May 19, 2016

Sat., Oct. 22 to Thurs., Nov. 3, 2016

Copper Canyon of Mexico

Days 1-2    En Route Flagstaff
Days 3-4    Tucson/ San Carlos
Days 5-6    San Carlos / El Fuerte
Days 7-8    El Chepe Train / Copper Canyon
Day 9    Casas Grandes
Day 10    En Route Tucson
Day 11    Flagstaff
Days 12-13    En Route to Chicago

13 Days

Sat., October 29 to Thurs., November 10, 2016

Freedom Trail by Rail

Days 1-2    Chicago to Washington
Day 3    Washington
Days 4-5    Mount Vernon / Williamsburg
Day 6    En Route/ Philadelphia
Day 7    Philadelphia / Valley Forge
Days 8-9    New York City
Day 10    Boston
Days 11-12    En Route to Chicago

12 Days

Sat., Oct. 22 to Wed., Nov. 2, 2016

Galaxy of Stars

Days 1-2    En Route to New Orleans
Days 3-4    New Orleans
Day 5    En Route
Days 6-7    San Antonio
Day 8    En Route    
Days 9-10    San Diego
Day 11    En Route
Days 12-13    San Francisco
Days 14-16    En Route to Chicago
Days 16-17    Chicago to Washington

16 Days

Thurs., Oct. 6 to Fri., Oct. 21, 2016

Glacier & Canada's Mountain Majesty

Days 1-2    Chicago to Whitefish
Day 3    Glacier National Park
Day 4    En Route / Banff
Day 5    Banff
Day 6    Jasper
Day 7    Maligne Lake /     Mt. Robson
Day 8    Icefields Parkway
Day 9    Calgary
Days 10 -11    En Route to Chicago

11 Days

Sun., July 17 to Wed., July 27, 2016

Sun., Aug. 21 to Wed., Aug. 31, 2016

Sun., Sept. 4 to Wed., Sept. 14, 2016

Golden West Rail Ramble

Days 1-3    Chicago to San Francisco
Day 4    San Francisco
Day 5    Napa Valley Wine Train
Day 6    Monterey
Day 7    Cambria
Day 8     Hearst Castle
Day 9    Catalina Island
Day 10    Los Angeles
Days 11-12    En Route to Chicago

12 Days

Thurs . Sept. 8 to Mon., Sept. 19, 2016

Great Lakes Circle Tour

Day 1    Chicago to Milwaukee
Day 2    Door County
Day 3    Washington Island
Day 4    Munising / Pictured Rocks
Days 5-6    Sault Ste. Marie / Mackinac Island
Day 7    Traverse City
Day 8    Sleeping Bear Dunes
Day 9    The Badger / En Route to Chicago

9 Days

Thurs., September 29 to Fri., October 7, 2016

Hawaii by Rail with a little help from Princess Cruise Lines

Days 1-3    Chicago to Los Angeles
Day 4    Los Angeles / Ruby Princess
Days 5-8    Cruising
Day 9    Hilo, Hawaii
Day 10    Honolulu
Day 11    Nawiliwili, Kauai
Day 12    Lahaina, Maui
Days 13-17     Cruising
Day 18    Ensenada, Mexico
Day 19    Los Angeles
Days 19-21    En Route to Chicago


21 Days

Thurs., Feb. 11 to Wed., March 2, 2016

Heart of the West

Days 1-2    Chicago to Flagstaff
Day 3    The Grand Canyon
Day 4    Monument Valley
Day 5    Mesa Verde
Day 6    Durango & Silverton
Days 7-8    En Route to Chicago

8 Days

Sat., June 11 to Sat., June 18, 2016

Sat., Sept. 10 to Sat., Sept. 17, 2016

Holland America Veendam Rail/Sail

Days 1-3    En Route to Montréal
Day 4    Montréal / Embark on Holland America Veendam
Day 5    Quebec City
Day 6     Cruising the Gulf of St. Lawrence
Day 7    Charlottetown, PEI
Day 8    Sydney, Nova Scotia
Day 9    Halifax, Nova Scotia
Day 10    Bar Harbor, Maine
Days 11-12    En Route to Home Destinations

12 Days

Wed., Aug. 10 to Sat., Aug. 21, 2016

Kaleidoscope of Scenic Wonders

Days 1-3    Chicago to Sacramento
Day 4    Yosemite Nat'l Pk
Days 5-6    En Route / San Diego
Days 7-8    En Route / Santa Barbara
Day 9    En Route Seattle
Day 10    Seattle
Days 11-12 En Route Chicago

12 Days

Fri., Feb. 5 to Tues., Feb. 16, 2016

Fri., June 17 to Tues., June 28, 2016

Luxury on the Mississippi

Day 1-2    Chicago to New Orleans
Day 3    Embarkation
Day 4    Oak Alley, LA
Day 5    St. Francisville, LA
Day 6    Natchez, Mississippi
Day 7    Vicksburg, Mississippi
Days 8-9    Steamboating
Day 10    Memphis / En Route
Day 11    En Route to Chicago

11 Days

Sat., Mar. 12 to Tues., Mar. 22, 2016

Luxury on the Upper Mississippi

Day 1    Chicago to St. Paul
Day 2    Embarkation
Day 3    Red Wing, MN
Day 4    La Crosse, WI
Day 5    Dubuque, IA
Day 6    Quad Cities, IA
Day 7    Burlington, IA
Day 8    Hannibal, MO
Day 9    St. Louis, MO
Day 10    En Route to Chicago

10 Days

Sun., Sept. 25 to Tues., Oct. 4, 2016

Luxury on the Upper Mississippi - from Florida

Days 1-2 Miami to Chicago 
Day 3 Chicago to St. Paul
Day 4 Embarkation
Day 5 Red Wing, MN
Day 6 La Crosse, WI
Day 7 Dubuque, IA
Day 8 Quad Cities, IA
Day 9 Burlington, IA
Day 10 Hannibal, MO
Day 11 St. Louis, MO
Day 12 En Route to Chicago
Days 13-14 Chicago to Miami

14 Days

Fri., Sept. 23 to Thurs., Oct. 6, 2016

Musical America

Days 1-2    Chicago to Branson
Day 3    Branson
Day 4    En Route / Memphis
Day 5    Memphis
Day 6    Nashville
Days 7-8    En Route Chicago

8 Days

Mon., April 25 to Mon., May 2, 2016

New England Fall Foliage

Day 1-2 Chicago to Rutland
Day 3 Vermont
Day 4 Vermont / New Hampshire
Day 5 North Conway
Day 6 Mt. Washington / Stowe
Day 7 Vermont Sightseeing
Day 8 En Route to Albany
Day 9 En Route to Chicago


9 Days

Mon., Sept. 26 to Tues., Oct. 4, 2016

Mon., Oct. 10 to Tues., Oct. 18, 2016 NEW DATE

New Orleans/West Caribbean Rail/Sail

Days 1-2    Chicago to New Orleans
Days 3-4    Norwegian Dawn
Day 5    Cozumel, Mexico
Day 6    Roatan, Bay Islands Honduras
Day 7    Belize City, Belize
Day 8    Costa Maya, Mexico
Day 9    At Sea
Days 10-11    New Orleans to Chicago

11 Days

Fri, Jan. 15 to Mon., Jan. 25, 2016

Newfoundland - a Journey to the Edge of the Earth

Days 1-2    Chicago to Boston
Day 3    Boston / Yarmouth
Day 4    En Route / Halifax
Day 5    Halifax
Days 6-7    St. John’s
Day 8    Cape Bonavista
Day 9    Twillingate Island
Day 10    Gros Morne National Park
Day 11    Corner Brook
Day 12    Baddeck
Day 13    Cabot Trail
Day 14    En Route / Truro
Day 15    En Route / Montréal
Days 16-17    En Route to Chicago

17 Days

Sat., July 30 to Mon., Aug. 15, 2016

Northwest Explorer

Days 1-3 En Route Chicago to Emeryville
Day 4 San Francisco
Day 5 Coast Starlight / Newport, Oregon
Day 6 Portland
Day 7 En Route to Seattle
Day 8 Seattle
Days 9-10 En Route to Chicago

10 Days

Fri., July 29, to Sun., Aug., 7, 2016

Nova Scotia / Prince Edward Island

Days 1-2 Chicago to Boston
Day 3 En Route / Yarmouth
Day 4 En Route / Halifax
Day 5 Halifax
Day 6 Hopewell Rocks
Day 7 Prince Edward Island
Day 8 En Route / Baddeck
Day 9 The Cabot Trail
Day 10 En Route / Truro
Day 11 En Route / Montréal
Days 12 - 13 En Route to Chicago

13 Days

Mon., Aug. 22 to Sat., Sept. 3, 2016

Pacific Coastal Odyssey

Days 1-3    Chicago to Los Angeles
Day 4    The Crown Princess
Day 5    Cruising
Day 6    San Francisco
Day 7    Cruising
Day 8    Astoria, Oregon
Day 9    Victoria, B. C.
Day 10    Vancouver / Seattle
Days 10-12    En Route to Chicago

12 Days

Wed., April 27 to Sun., May 8, 2016

Presidential Library Tour - 2016

Abraham Lincoln - Springfield, IL
Harry Truman - Independence, MO
Dwight Eisenhower - Abilene, KS
Lyndon B. Johnson - Austin, TX
George H. W. Bush - College Station, TX
William J. Clinton - Little Rock, AR
George W. Bush - Dallas, TX

11 Days

Wed., Sept. 21 to Sat., Oct. 1, 2016

Scenic Colorado and its Trains - 2016

Days 1-2    En Route to Grand Junction
Day 3    Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Day 4    Durango / Mesa Verde
Day 5    Cumbres & Toltec Railroad
Day 6    Royal Gorge Railroad
Day 7    Pikes Peak Cog Railway
Day 8    Denver
Day 9    En Route to Chicago

9 Days

Tues., July 12 to Wed., July 20, 2016

Seattle/San Francisco Express - 2016

Days 1-3 Chicago to Seattle on The Empire Builder
Days 3-4  Seattle
Day 5  Seattle to San Francisco on The Coast Starlight
Days 6-7 San Francisco
Days 8-10 San Francisco to Chicago on The California Zephyr

10 Days

Fri., Oct. 14 to Sun., Oct. 23, 2016

Six National Treasures - 2016

Days 1-2    Chicago to Whitefish
Day 3    Glacier National Park
Day 4     En Route Yellowstone
Days 5-6    Yellowstone
Days 7-8    Grand Tetons / Jackson Hole
Days 9-10    Salt Lake City
Day 11    Bryce Canyon National Park
Day 12    Zion National Park
Day 13    Grand Canyon
Days 14-15    En Route to Chicago

15 days

Sat., June 4 to Sat., June 18, 2016

Sat., July 9 to Sat., July 23, 2016

Sat., Aug. 13 to Sat., Aug. 27, 2016

Switzerland . . . Alpine Wonderland by Train
  • Days 1-2 En Route Zurich
  • Day 3 Bern
  • Day 4 Lausanne
  • Day 5 Lucerne
  • Day 6 Alpine Tunnels/Ticino
  • Day 7 St. Moritz
  • Day 8 Alpine Wonderland
  • Day 9 Zurich
  • Day 10 En Route to Home Destinations

10 Days

Tues., Oct. 4 to Thurs., Oct. 13

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Days 1-2    En Route / Cooperstown
Day 3    New York
Day 4    Philadelphia
Day 5    Baltimore / Washington DC
Day 6    Washington DC
Days 7-8    En Route to Chicago


8 Days

Mon., July 18 to Mon., July 25, 2016

The Copper Canyon of Mexico from California

Days 1-2 En Route Tucson
Day 3 San Carlos / El Fuerte
Day 4 El Fuerte
Days 5-6 El Chepe Train / Copper Canyon
Day 7 Casas Grandes
Day 8 En Route Tucson
Day 9 En Route to Los Angeles

9 Days

Sun., Oct. 16 to Mon., Oct. 24, 2016

The Grandest of Grand Canyon Tours

Days 1-2    Chicago to Flagstaff
Days 3-4    The Grand Canyon
Day 5    En Route / Winslow
Days 6-7    En Route to Chicago

7 Days

Thurs., September 15 to Wed., September 21, 2016

The Great North American Circle Tour

Day 1    Albany
Days 2 - 3    En Route New Orleans
Day 4    New Orleans
Days 5-6    En Route to Los Angeles
Days 7-8    Coast Starlight to Seattle
Day 9    Seattle
Day 10    En Route Vancouver
Day 11    Vancouver
Days 12-14    En Route to Toronto
Day 15    Toronto to Montreal
Day 16    Montreal
Day 17    En Route to Albany

17 Days

Sat., October 8 to Mon., October 24, 2016

Totally Trains - 2016

Days 1-3    Chicago to Los Angeles on the Southwest Chief
Day 4    Arrive Portland on the Coast Starlight
Day 5    En Route on the Empire Builder
Day 6    Arrive Chicago

6 Days

Thurs., Feb. 18 to Tues., Feb. 23, 2016

Thurs., Oct. 20 to Tues., Oct. 25, 2016

Trains of West Virginia - 2016

Day 1    Chicago to West Virginia
Day 2    New River Gorge, Greenbrier, Snowshoe
Day 3    Cass, Green Bank
Day 4    Elkins
Day 5    Oakland / Cumberland
Day 6    Cumberland, En Route
Day 7    En Route to Chicago

7 Days

Thurs., Oct. 20 to Wed., Oct. 26, 2016

Western Canada Scenic Expedition - 2016

Days 1-3    Chicago to Vancouver
Days 4-5    Vancouver / Victoria
Day 6    Vancouver Island
Day 7    Inside Passage
Day 8    Skeena / Prince George
Day 9    Skeena / Jasper
Day 10    Maligne Lake Cruise
Day 11    Icefields Parkway / Banff
Day 12    Banff    
Day 13    Calgary / Shelby
Days 14-15    Shelby to Chicago

15 Days

Sun., July 17 to Sun., July 31, 2016

Wonders of the Panama Canal - April 2016

Days 1-3    Chicago to Miami
Day 4    Miami/Embarkation
Days 5-6    Cruising
Day 7    Cartagena
Days 8-9    The Panama Canal/Cruising
Day 10    Puntarenas
Day 11    Cruising
Day 12    Puerto Quertzal
Day 13    Puerto Chiapas
Day 14    Huatulco
Day 15    Cruising
Day 16    Puerto Vallarta
Day 17    Mazatlán
Days 18-19    Cabo San Lucas/Cruising
Day 20    Los Angeles/En Route
Days 21-22    En Route to Home Destinations

22 Days

Mon., April 11 to Mon., May 2, 2016

Wonders of the Panama Canal - October 2016

Days 1-3 Chicago to Ft. Lauderdale
Day 4 Port Everglades/Embarkation
Days 5-6 Cruising
Day 7 Aruba
Day 8 Cartagena
Days 9-10 The Panama Canal / Cruising
Day 11 Puntarenas
Day 12 San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Day 13 Cruising
Day 14 Huatulco
Day 15 Cruising
Day 16 Puerto Vallarta
Days 17-18 Cruising
Day 19 Los Angeles / En Route
Days 20-21 En Route to Home Destinations

21 Days

Sat., October 29 to Fri., November 18, 2016

Yellowstone / Black Hills / Pikes Peak / Mt Rushmore from California

Days 1-3    Los Angeles to Glenwood Springs
Day 4    Jackson Hole
Day 5    Grand Tetons
Day 6    Yellowstone National Park
Day 7    Yellowstone to Cody, WY
Day 8    Buffalo Bill Historic Center
Day 9    Deadwood, Custer State Park
Day 10    Black Hills / Mt. Rushmore
Day 11    En Route to Denver
Day 12    Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak
Days 13-14    En Route to Los Angeles

14 Days

Wed., Sept. 21 to Tues., Oct. 4, 2016

Yellowstone / Glacier Discovery Tour - 2016

Days 1-2 Chicago to Whitefish, MT
Day 3 Glacier National Park
Day 4 En Route Yellowstone
Days 5–6 Yellowstone Nat’l Park
Day 7 Grand Teton Range
Days 8-10 En Route to Chicago

2016

Wed., July 6 to Fri., July 15, 2016

Wed., Aug. 10 to Fri., Aug. 19, 2016

Yellowstone/Black Hills/Mt Rushmore - 2016

Days 1-2    Chicago to Glenwood Springs
Day 3    Jackson Hole
Day 4    Grand Tetons
Day 5    Yellowstone National Park
Day 6    En Route to Cody, WY
Day 7    Buffalo Bill Historic Center
Day 8    Black Hills / Mt. Rushmore
Day 9    Deadwood, Custer State Park
Days 10-11    En Route to Chicago

11 Days

Mon., May 9 to Thurs., May 19, 2016

Mon., July 11 to Thurs., July 21, 2016

Mon., Aug. 8 to Thurs., Aug. 18, 2016

Mon., Sept. 12 to Thurs., Sept. 22, 2016

Mon., Sept. 19 to Thurs., Sept. 29, 2016

Yellowstone/Yosemite Winter Magic - 2016

Days 1-2    Chicago to Salt Lake City
Day 4    Salt Lake City/Jackson Hole
Day 5    Grand Tetons
Day 6    Yellowstone
Day 7    En Route
Day 8    En Route to Sacramento
Day 9    En Route/Yosemite
Day 10    Yosemite
Days 12-13     En Route to Chicago

13 Days

Thurs. Jan 28 to Tues., Feb. 9, 2016

This tour is limited to 27 passengers

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