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Most Popular Rail Holidays

Holidays By Rail’s most popular holidays span the globe. Visit America’s great national parks like Yellowstone and Glacier, Set off on a Colorado rail adventure, or admire New England’s fall colours.  Explore charming destinations aboard the Canadian Rockies Rail Tours or across Canada by train. Visit the Alps aboard Switzerland’s scenic trains, or embark on European adventures in London, Paris, Rome and more. Each well-designed holiday features must-see destinations, fantastic sightseeing, and of course, travel aboard the world’s iconic trains.

 Most Popular Rail Holidays

Most Popular Train Holidays


America’s Beautiful West 14 days from £1944

America's legendary West beckons with the Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Park's breathtaking scenery.

Departs from September 2015 to September 2016.

Grand Teton

America’s Great National Parks 14 days from £2309

Featuring six amazing National Parks: Glacier, Waterton Lakes, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Arches, and Canyonlands.

Departs from June 2016 to September 2016.

Subway Waterfalls

America’s Treasures & Natural Wonders 14 days from £2208

Visit six of America’s storied National Parks on this fourteen day escorted rail tour.

Departs from July 2015 to September 2015.

Fall in New England

Autumn in New England 8 days from £1253

The fiery reds, dramatic yellows, deep purples and burnt oranges of New England's annual autumn foliage are the perfect backdrop for a fall tour through the region.

Departs from September 2015 to October 2016.

Rocky Mountaineer

Best of the Rockies 8 days from £2291

Travel through the Canadian Rockies is twice the fun when you combine two amazing train routes into one Rockies rail adventure! Your tour begins in Vancouver, where you will board the famed Rocky Mountaineer scenic touring train to Banff.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2016.


Coast to Coast & the Queen Mary - Westbound 21 days from £3173

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

Departs from May 2016 to September 2016.

Hanging Bridge

Colorado Rail Adventure 8 days from £1310

Quite possibly the most 'classic' train tour is this in-depth exploration of the Colorado Rockies aboard both standard and narrow gauge railways to summits of more than 14,000 feet.

Departs from September 2015 to September 2016.

Fall Foliage

Fall Colours, Scenic Trains & Martha’s Vineyard 10 days from £1517

Be dazzled by New England's brilliant autumn colours on this spectacular seasonal tour through Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Connecticut.

Departs from September 2015 to October 2016.

Elvis Statue

Sights & Sounds of Chicago, Memphis & New Orleans 7 days from £703

Chicago, Memphis, and New Orleans are each steeped in deep music history, playing important roles in the jazz, blues, and rock 'n roll scenes.

Departs from January 2015 to December 2016.

Grand Teton

Yellowstone & Glacier Adventure Tour 11 days from £1845

Three National Parks of the glorious West await you on this eleven day tour that combines travel aboard iconic trains with unique escorted sightseeing along the path followed by America's pioneers.

Departs from August 2015 to August 2016.