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How to find the right vacation
From National Parks to city destinations, to an overnight rail journey in your private room that you curated specifically for your wants and needs, we have you covered.
Amtrak Vacations offers a variety of different rail vacations to fit your travel style
Roundtrip rail vacations
Watch this informative panel presentation and find out more about Amtrak Vacations and what it is really like for you onboard the train! Learn about our most popular destinations, as well as accommodations, sightseeing opportunities, and the overall train experience. And all of Amtrak Vacations rail packages are independent and fully customizable - find out just how easy it is to create the perfect rail vacation roundtrip from your hometown!
What options are available to customize my rail vacation?
Create the perfect train vacation designed exclusively for you, by you! It’s easy with our customization options. Decide where you want to go, which routes to take, how long to stay, and what you want to see and do. Use our convenient online booking tool for standard getaways or call our friendly rail vacation specialists for all other types of trips! Here’s how it works...
Regardless of where you want to go, you have the option of starting your journey from any of the over 500+ Amtrak train stations in 46 states across the country. Even the station closest to your hometown!
If your journey involves overnight travel on the train, you may wish to upgrade to a First Class Roomette or Bedroom in an Amtrak Sleeping Car for the optimal onboard experience. Simply indicate which option when booking.
Choose your preferred length of stay in any of the hundreds of destinations we offer, even for multi-destination trips, for personalization and freedom within any itinerary. It’s easy to add extra nights, activities, and more.
In your chosen destinations, you’ll have the opportunity to book a variety of options and add-ons like a rental car, sightseeing tours, special attractions, or dining experiences at local, popular restaurants.
You may wish to combine two or more itineraries to maximize the sights you’ll see, the onboard adventures you’ll have, and the memories you’ll make. Or even take any of our vacations in reverse. The options are endless!
Frequently asked questions
If I'm booked in Coach, can I upgrade?
Yes! You can upgrade from coach up until your departure. You can upgrade your coach accommodations to business class on the regional trains, or to a private sleeper on the long-distance trains. Please...
Can I begin or end my journey at any Amtrak station of my choosing?
Yes, absolutely. With any of our vacations, you can begin or end your journey at any of the over 500 Amtrak stations. Search for a station of your choice now.
Can I add on additional sightseeing activities and/or additional hotel nights to one of my trips?
Yes, you can add additional sightseeing activities and/or hotel nights to most existing rail vacations we offer. There are a couple of ways to do this: On the website. You are able to view the Amtrak...
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National Parks by Rail with Amtrak VacationsWatch Now
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