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DOMINION OF CANADA

  Autumn Symphony
  An Elegant Symphony of Autumn Colors In Canada & New England Aboard the Six-Star Crystal Symphony with the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Park Avenue.
 
  Atlantic Canada
  Fully escorted from start to finish by a professional Tour Manager with special cocktail parties and events, both aboard and ashore for our guests only.
     
  Canadian Panorama
  For many decades, one of the 'must-do' holidays on every travelers list has been the legendary cross-Canada train trip, from Toronto to Vancouver, across the Dominion in vista-dome comfort.
     
  Elegant Canadian Rockies
  While there are many tour programs to the Canadian Rockies, only Train Holidays offers one with a magical and nostalgic beginning, travel aboard a 1940's style private streamliner train, our own 'Great Western Limited' to stunning Glacier National Park, Montana.
     
  Fall Colors in Quebec and Vermont
  Fully hosted by professional tour manager from start to finish with all the details taken care of, along with large amounts of free time. This journey was recently acclaimed to be one of the top ten train rides in North America by the BBC and we quite agree.
     
  The Great Canadian Train Ride
  Fully hosted by a professional tour manager.Three-day/two-night in Toronto at the superbly located Hotel Intercontinental. Passage from Toronto to Jasper and Vancouver aboard VIA Rail's acclaimed vista-domeliner 'The Canadian' in First Class sleeping car accommodations including all meals whilst aboard.
     
  The Great Canadian Train Ride 2012
  Fully hosted by a professional tour manager.Three-day/two-night in Toronto at the superbly located Hotel Intercontinental. Passage from Toronto to Jasper and Vancouver aboard VIA Rail's acclaimed vista-domeliner 'The Canadian' in First Class sleeping car accommodations including all meals whilst aboard.
     
  The Great Canadian Rockies And Glacier National Park
  Travel to Glacier National Park,Montana aboard the famed Empire Builder train from Chicago/Midwest points,Portland or Seattle, a speedy overnight trip from any of these points. With a dining car and Observation Lounge, great vistas await.
     

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USA - EAST

American Legends
  Complimentary train travel to Chicago from any Midwestern point. Guests living in other parts of the country may take advantage of our special 'Add-on' train fares ranging between $99 and $299. depending on your home city. For those with less time, we also offer special airfares beginning at $199. pp with additional details available on request.
     
A Journey To Colonial America
 

We invite you to join us on this wonderful holiday featuring Norwegian Cruise Line's comfortable ms Norwegian Dawn and some of the most fascinating and historic ports of call you will ever wish to visit.


     
Canada and New England with the Queen
 

While many ship offers Autumn voyages to Canada & New England, there is only one iconic 'Queen Mary 2', the grandest ocean liner afloat, that offers a one-time cruise this Fall with a style and opulence unmatched by any other ship afloat.


     
4th Of July with the Queen in Boston Harbor
 

Join us for a star-spangled holiday that celebrates 4th of July in Boston Harbor, with its fantastic evening fireworks display! We have the grandest possible vantage point for this spectacular visual treat, the outer decks of the great new Cunard liner Queen Mary 2, the reatest Ocean Liner afloat and docked in Boston Harbor for this epic event.


     
Fall Colors in the Great Smoky Mountains
 

Complimentary train travel from any US city to Atlanta and the start of our tour when booked early. Those with less time may take advantage of our $199. airfare from over 189 gateway cities to Atlanta.


     

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USA - HAWAII

Hawaii Calls
  The Grand Tour by train & Dutch Ocean Liner awaii without flying, from Los Angeles/San Diego.Free or low-cost train travel to San Diego from any US city. For those with less time, we offer low air add-on fares from over 189 gateway cities.
     
Royal Hawaiian Holiday
  Complimentary round-trip travel from any California point to & from Los Angeles. For guests living in the rest of the country, we have low round-trip train fares ranging between $99-$299pp. For those with less time, we offer low air add-on fares that are as little at $399 round-trip from over 200 gateway cities.

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USA - NORTHWEST

North To Alaska
 

One of the comments we often hear about Alaska cruises is that the overall vacation is a bit too hectic, with long flights into Vancouver, without enough time in Vancouver, then all too short a cruise before fooling with airports all over again.

     
The Great Alaska Adventure
 

Until the mid 1960’s, any quality vacation included a train trip aboard a great train like the City of San Francisco or Broadway Limited, combined with a grand ocean liner like the ss Mauretania or ss Statendam.

     
The Path of Lewis and Clark
 

Join us on a very special one-time voyage of discovery this September that combines a journey aboard our own private vintage Streamliner train, the ‘Great Western Limited’ from California to lovely Seattle, where a three-night luxury hotel stay awaits you along with plenty of free time.


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USA - SOUTH


Big Cities Big Fun
 

At Uncommon Journeys,we have long been fond of Memphis and St. Louis, two great and historic Mississippi River towns. For years, we have offered Memphis beter than anyone else by including the remarkable Memphis Jones, performer and entertainer extraordinaire who gives our guests a musical tour through the home of the Blues that everyone raves about.

     

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USA - WEST

A Train Holiday To Yellowstone & Glacier National Park
 

A Place Touched by Magic wrote the Great Northern Railroad about Glacier National Park in 1937. Truer words were never written. Consistently Glacier National Park is among the highlights of the entire holiday with our guests, year after year.

     
Glories Of the West
 

The Great National Parks of the West by Classic Streamliner train, aboard the ‘Great Western Limited’. The ultimate holiday to Grand Teton, Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks with excellent hotels, exceptional dining, comprehensive sightseeing and our own private train operating via the Colorado Rockies in daylight.

     
Golden Gate Holiday
 

Join us on an elegant and relaxing holiday that features a number of indulgent features in one easy vacation: A private train over the original transcontinental Railroad with stunning scenery, two nights in the lovely Napa Valley and three nights in ‘Everybody’s favorite City, San Francisco’.

     
Great Lakes Holiday
 

A relaxing Summer Holiday combining the storied Drake Hotel in Chicago with a rare Great Lakes cruise sailing right from Navy Pier in Chicago!

     
New Years At the Grand Canyon
 

Join us on a special NewYears holiday that features one that features one of the most stunning places in all North America to welcome the New Year, the magnificent Grand Canyon, in all of its pristine winter glory, without crowds and with brilliant sunlit days.

     
The Best of the West
 

A Place Touched by Magic wrote the Great Northern Railroad about Glacier National Park in 1937. Truer words were never written. Consistently Glacier National Park is among the highlights of the entire holiday with our guests, year after year.

     
The Great Trains of The American West
 

Five great train rides: the Manitou Cog Railroad, the Royal Gorge Railroad, the Durango & Silverton Railroad and Heber Valley Railroad, all timed for superb daytime viewing.

     
Great Western Circle Journey
 

Step back to a more leisurely and elegant time as we circle the West aboard four great trains with five distinct areas: San Antonio, The California Coast with Hearst Castle, Yosemite National Park, Portland, and the great Columbia River Gorge, Seattle and stunning Glacier National Park, Montana. With superb hotels, extraordinary dining and more.

     
The Great Western Holiday
 

Train travel from Chicago to Utah aboard the ‘Great Western Limited’, a scenic overnight trip. Our guests enjoy the stunningly beautiful daylight passage through the Colorado Rockies. All meals, wines & spirits aboard are included.

     
The Great Western Explorer
 

While biased, our new Great Western Explorer is a master piece, a visual feast offering up some of the most extraordinary sights of the American West, combined with exceptional sightseeing, superb hotels and a leisurely pace.

     
Viva Las Vegas
 

A Train Holiday To Las Vegas via The Colorado Rockies & Zion National Park.

     
West Coast Swing
  Free train travel from any California point to Seattle,WA aboard the Coast Starlight, a scenic overnight. journey.
     
Wonders of the West
 

Without question both Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks are truly 'Wonders of the West' and offer some of the most stunning scenery in North America. Grand Teton, with its jagged mountains, pristine lakes and rich wildlife is a jewel and Yellowstone, with its geysers, hot springs and waterfalls is a visual feast.

     
Wonders of the West 2012
 

Without question both Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks are truly 'Wonders of the West' and offer some of the most stunning scenery in North America. Grand Teton, with its jagged mountains, pristine lakes and rich wildlife is a jewel and Yellowstone, with its geysers, hot springs and waterfalls is a visual feast.

     
Yosemite National Park to Denali National Park
  A visual feast with San Francisco, Yosemite National Park, the Cascade Mountains, Seattle, Vancouver, the Inside Passage with Tracy Arm and Sawyer Glaciers, Juneau, Skagway and the White Pass & Yukon Railway, the Yukon, Fairbanks, Denali and Anchorage, all in one exquisite holiday.
     

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Other Destinations

Amazonia
  Over 4000 miles in length, the Amazon River is the largest and greatest river in the world, over 100 miles wide during the rainy season, and is one of the great wonders of the world as it flows from the Atlantic inland to Manaus in the heart of the great rainforest.
     
Panama Canal with the Queen
  Complete Panama Canal voyage from New York City (17 nights) to San Francisco aboard the new QUEEN ELIZABETH in cabin category chosen. Our arrival in San Francisco under the Golden Gate Bridge is a Maiden Arrival and promises to be a fitting entrée to this beautiful city.
     
Passage to British Honduras
  A Passage to British Honduras By Classic Train & Ship To British Honduras (nee Belize) Guatemala and the Enigmatic ‘Land of the Maya’. From downtown Chicago to the jungles of Central America by Classic Streamliner train and Norwegian liner!
     

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