Canada Rail Vacations | Luxury Canada Rail Trips
Canada rail vacations & luxury Canada rail trips designed to your distinct travel preferences.
Traveling Canada by rail is a truly iconic experience, be it through the majestic Rocky Mountains of Western Canada or across the charming and colorful Eastern and Atlantic provinces.
Combining two incredible trains – the renowned Rocky Mountaineer and VIA Rail, which services routes across the country – our Canada rail vacations cater to a variety of budgets and interests. As always, booking train travel in Canada comes with the expert guidance of our team, customizing your trip to the point of perfection.
Our Featured Canada Rail Vacations
For the past 20 years our team has been designing dream train trips in Canada. Our team regularly travels from coast to coast aboard VIA Rail and Rocky Mountaineer, discovering new adventures that we can't wait to share with you.
Explore our Canada Rail Vacations by Type
Feast your eyes on Canada with a rail vacation that includes the Last Frontier, the Canadian Rockies, Eastern Canada or the Maritimes. In winter, enjoy the magical scenery of Alberta with our popular Snow Train to the Rockies.
View our Bucket List Top 10 Best Selling Canada Rail Trips, these scenic train rides are world famous with Canada being home to some of the best train trips on the planet.
A Canadian Rockies road trip is a tempting option or should I take a Rail Trip? What if we told you there's no need to choose.
Western Canada’s most luxurious hotels & lodges can be found throughout the region and is a perfect addition to our West Coast Canada Rail Trips.
On our luxury rail tours across Canada you'll not only be dazzled by the scenery outside — you'll also be delighted by the level of pampering you'll get inside as well.
Passing by the snow-capped mountains of the Canadian Rockies, winter by rail feels as though it’s straight out of a storybook.
Explore by Train | VIA Rail & Rocky Mountaineer
There is no better way to explore Canada than by train. From VIA Rail's famous overnight continental train to Rocky Mountaineer's journey through the Canadian Rockies, explore over 20 of our best rail vacations by train.
VIA Rail Canada has perfected the art of ferrying passengers across the country's vast and diverse landscapes, all year round.
Travelers with a passion for historical adventure should consider the Canadian Rockies Train Tour with Rocky Mountaineer.
The Latest Stories From Our Team
Our vacations are inspired by our own adventures, be it heli-hiking in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, taking the train through a winter wonderland, driving along the rugged east coast or searching for polar bears on Manitoba's tundra.
As we wind down what has been an unprecedented year, we begin to strategize: What are the best Canadian train trips to book for 2021? The answer, as always, lays in the uniqueness of the individual.
Discover 6 classic rail vacations in Canada onboard both VIA Rail and Rocky Mountaineer as we take you through the Rocky Mountains, along the East Coast and over to the Maritimes.
Canada Rail Vacations REVIEWS
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Pam Illinois, United States
" We would highly recommend Jennifer and Canada by Design for all of your travel needs. We count ourselves very lucky that we found this 5-star team of travel experts!"
Julie Cass Brisbane, Australia
"Thanks for a great holiday. The Rockies - awesome, Victoria- beautiful. Whistler- magic."
Mark Sydney, Australia
"I don't know how I will ever thank you all at Canada by Design for making our trip of a lifetime!"
"We could not have been more pleased with the trip that was planned by Canada by Design."
Carol Cevolani Petaluma, United States
"Our trip through western Canada planned by Canada by Design was fabulous."
Jeffrey California, United States
" I couldn't be more pleased with the trip! "
Marlene Schillinger Petersburg, Virginia, United States
"There isn't anyone I would rather use for travel to Canada."
Emily Tennessee, United States
"They not only tailored my itinerary to include activities I liked, but also made my car and hotel reservations, making it no-fuss for me. "
Annette California, United States