National Parks By Rail with Vacations By Rail

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National Parks in the United States and Canada are the cornerstone of many travelers’ summer vacations. They are also the centerpiece of more than 65 of Vacations By Rail’s well-planned independent and escorted train vacations throughout North America.

Of North America’s 90+ National Parks, Vacations By Rail offers itineraries to 17 within the United States and 7 in Canada. In addition to independent city stays connected by scenic rail travel, Vacations By Rail offers a selection of escorted rail tours that combine rail and coach travel as well as unique independent rail-drive and rail-cruise packages. Examples of popular favorites include:

The 7-day Empire Builder with Glacier National Park package features travel from Chicago aboard the Empire Builder train to Glacier National Park for a 4-night stay and plentiful sightseeing along the Going-to-the-Sun Road in the heart of the Crown of the Continent ecosystem, before continuing on to Seattle. Departures daily from June 17 to September 10. Prices start at $1,515.

Another great Vacation By Rail is the California Zephyr with Yellowstone package. It’s a relaxed 8-day rail-drive vacation, letting the traveler dictate what they see and do. This “at your leisure” vacation includes travel aboard the California Zephyr from Chicago to Salt Lake City and from Salt Lake City to San Francisco, 4-day car rental, sightseeing in Yellowstone National Park, and accommodations. Departures are available daily from May 1 to October 7. Prices start at $1,164.

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