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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

Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta by Rail 9 days from £1623

Visit Albuquerque’s 45th annual International Balloon Fiesta and watch as hundreds of hot air balloons are launched to New Mexico’s sky. Additional highlights include visits to Arches and Mesa Verde National Parks, a journey aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, and a tour of historic Santa Fe.

Departs from September 2016 to September 2016.


America’s Beautiful West 14 days from £1970

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

Departs from September 2016 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.

New York

America’s Historic Cities 10 days from £1912

History, politics and highlights of the American culture await on this 10-day journey from Chicago, IL to the Big Apple, New York City.

Departs from April 2016 to September 2016.

Emerald Pools, Zion

America’s Treasures & Natural Wonders 14 days from £2007

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

Departs from July 2016 to September 2016.

Fall in New England

Autumn in New England 8 days from £1286

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 2016 to October 2016.

Redwood National Park

Best of the Pacific Northwest 10 days from £1649

Explore the best of the Pacific Northwest, from its world-famous cities to its breathtaking natural beauty.

Departs from June 2016 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 June 2016 to September 2016.

Fall Foliage

Fall Colors, 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 2016 to October 2016.