Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 16, 2014
Chicago-based specialty travel company Vacations By Rail kicks off 2014 with the addition of 6 new train vacations to their product line. Vacations range from 8 to 11 days and visit popular destinations throughout North America, Europe and South America aboard some of the world’s most iconic trains.
New vacations include:
In the USA, travelers embark on a rail and river cruise adventure on the 11-day Memphis-New Orleans Rail-River Journey. The charm of the South draws guests from Chicago to Memphis aboard Amtrak’s City of New Orleans, and from Memphis to New Orleans via steamboat with ports of call including Vicksburg, Natchez, St. Francisville, Baton Rouge and Plantation Road.
In Canada, travelers discover the magic of the Canadian Rockies on the new Rail through the Canadian Rockies escorted rail tour. Highlights of this 10-day adventure to Western Canada’s must-see destinations include two premier rail experiences—an all-daylight journey aboard the Rocky Mountaineer between Vancouver and Banff and a classic overnight rail trip between Jasper and Vancouver aboard VIA Rail’s Canadian—and visits to Banff, Yoho, and Jasper National Parks, Lake Louise and Vancouver.
A standout in Europe is the 10-day Best of Western Europe: London, Paris, and Amsterdam independent vacation including 3 nights in both London and Amsterdam and 2 nights in Paris; city orientation tours and transportation in each city; and, rail travel aboard the high-speed Eurostar and Thalys trains. Two new escorted tours, one in England and one in Italy, round out new offerings in Europe in 2014.
Further south, embark on an 8-day escorted tour to Lima, Cusco, and Machu Picchu on the new Highlights of Peru vacation. Inclusions feature travel aboard the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu, a visit to the Sacred Valley, and sightseeing in Lima and Cusco.
New and noteworthy additions and modifications to popular rail vacations include the addition of an excursion to Martha’s Vineyard on the seasonal Fall Colors, Scenic Trains & Martha’s Vineyard tour, and a revamped independent journey aboard Eastern Canada’s premier Le Massif de Charlevoix train on the expanded 8-day Le Massif de Charlevoix & Quebec vacation.
All of Vacations By Rail’s train tours include outstanding rail experiences, hotel accommodations, select meals and comprehensive sightseeing. Detailed itineraries for new tours as well as Vacations By Rail’s complete product line can be found at http://www.vacationsbyrail.com.
To book a Vacations By Rail train vacation, contact 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.