Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) May 06, 2013
Celebrate the joys of rail travel with Chicago-based specialty travel company Vacations By Rail via online and in-person events during Amtrak’s sixth annual National Train Day, taking place Saturday, May 11, 2013.
National Train Day celebrates the nation’s love for train travel, dating back more than 140 years to the creation of the United States’ transcontinental railroad. Join Vacations By Rail’s online celebration at http://www.vacationsbyrail.com and enjoy video programming from award-winning producer Richard Luckin; learn about the country’s most popular rail routes and gather great ideas for a train vacation through podcasts and radio interviews with rail experts; and, enter for a chance to win a Vacations By Rail gift certificate, which can be used toward any vacation in the company’s extensive product line.
Visit Vacations By Rail at Chicago’s National Train Day event, taking place at Union Station on Saturday, May 11, from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, and discover firsthand the company’s comprehensive collection of rail vacations to destinations around the globe.
Travelers and train enthusiasts alike are encouraged to share their favorite railroad and train travel photos, stories, and fun facts via Vacations By Rail’s Facebook page or on Twitter using #NTD2013 for the chance to win additional prizes and keep the spirit of National Train Day alive.
To celebrate National Train Day with Vacations By Rail and to browse the company’s complete collection of rail vacations, train tours, rail-cruise combination packages, and luxury rail journeys, visit http://www.vacationsbyrail.com. To plan a train vacation, speak with a rail specialist at 1-877-929-7245.
About Vacations by Rail:
Vacations By Rail is North America’s leading seller of rail travel and tours and the trusted authority on rail vacations. Travelers can choose from the largest selection of independent rail vacations, escorted rail tours, and luxury rail journeys around the world. Vacations By Rail also provides virtually every European rail pass and ticket to meet customers’ European travel needs. For more information on Vacations By Rail and the company’s products, visit http://www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 1-877-929-7245.