Alberta Rail Vacations | Canada Rail Vacations

Dreaming of an Alberta Rail Vacation? Where jagged crags rise against an expansive sky, golden bears lumber along the road and placid, turquoise lakes reflect towering pines. 

The landscape here practically defines rugged, especially in the two sprawling national parks on Alberta’s western edge. 

In the east, you’ll find windswept prairies where modern-day cowboys still embody the Old West. 

Alberta INTRODUCTION

Banff and Jasper National Parks boast some of the Rockies’ most pristine scenery, which you can explore on a guided heli-hike above the timberline or on a white-water rafting trip down the Athabasca River.

For a more restful tour, drive past the mirror-like lakes and soaring peaks of the Icefields Parkway or take a narrated boat ride on the glacial-blue waters of Maligne Lake.

In eastern Alberta, hunt for dinosaur bones and fossils in the dusty stones of the Canadian Badlands or visit the chuck wagon races, rodeo and midway of Calgary Stampede.

This is 'the greatest outdoor show on earth' for a reason.

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Canada Rail Vacations REVIEWS

"Thanks very much to Jasmine for helping to organise our wonderful holiday from Vancouver across the Rockies to Calgary."

Graham Perth, Australia

"Thanks for a great holiday. The Rockies - awesome, Victoria- beautiful. Whistler- magic."

Mark Sydney, Australia

" I couldn't be more pleased with the trip! "

Marlene Schillinger Petersburg, Virginia, United States

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Thomas Florida, United States

"It was like a Christmas tree fairyland. It was snowing pretty good. So coming from Texas in the summer it was really special, almost magical. "

Anita Texas, United States

"We found our experience with Canada by Design to be most wonderful for our Trans-Canada Rail Trip."

Marjorie Stock California, United States

"We came back with many happy memories and beautiful photos of your breathtaking country."

Johanna Oswald Little Rock, AR, United States

"Overall it was a great way to see the country for the most part. "

Lorraine Squamish, Canada

"My clients and myself most definitely benefited from working with Canada By Design! "

Amanda Central Travel

"I would definitely recommend this to anyone - but especially to young parents with families. "

Annabelle Delaware, United States