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Amtrak flash sale

If taking off on an epic cross-country train journey sounds appealing right now, this new Amtrak deal will be right up your alley, especially for anyone looking for a couples getaway before the days turn cold. Amtrak is launching a flash sale that offers up to $500 off rail vacation per couple, depending on the […]

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Vancouver to Jasper overnight train

Modern travel is full of conveniences. Global air hubs connect travelers to faraway places in a matter of hours. But with all these modern conveniences, it’s easy to pass right by the things that make the actual travel part of the journey worthwhile in the first place. Vacation by Rail’s Winter Magic trip, operated onboard […]

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The most remote train journeys

Train travel has a fresh spotlight on the tourism stage thanks to movements in slow and sustainable travel. One of our greenest choices, trains make us nomads back on the ground level. It’s a strange, meditative speed with ample time to process and daydream. Trains also allow us to roam where roads don’t go and […]

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The best winter train trips

Winter is one of those things best viewed from afar. Like, as long as you can just sit back with a hot cocoa and enjoy soft falling snow, it’s pretty darned charming. But once you have to go outside and shovel your car out from under a few feet of snow in a driving ice […]