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Train travels throughout the USA and a number of cities such as Vancouver, BC, and Calgary, Alberta are popular for tourists. However, if you’d rather not spend your whole vacation in one location, why not check out some other great American destinations? Many people choose to make Canada the next stop on their vacations. This can be a good thing, as there are so many different ways to enjoy a train trip through the western half of Canada.

There are over four thousand miles of tracks in the United States, and many American railways go to Canada. Some train tours go all the way to Calgary, Canada’s second largest city. Some go to Vancouver, British Columbia’s third largest city. You have to do a little research to see what kind of train travel you prefer. When you get there, you might even find yourself taking a train back home.

Canadian rail tours
Canadian Rail Tours

A number of Canadian railways go to Western provinces in Canada, but some also visit Alaska and the Northern United States. It’s quite easy to get to any of these places from the US by train, but you need to know when you will have a chance to go. You’ll find a number of train tours available online, with a few of them available on the radio, and there are even websites dedicated to telling you where to go, whether by train or by air.

Some of these trains are so beautiful that they have to be seen by the passenger. There are tours that take you through the forests and lakes and into the mountains. There are also train tours that go right through a historic mining town, complete with the historic hotels, the shops, the historical sites and the beautiful scenery. If you have some spare time, you might want to take a train tour through a part of the country that is far removed from where you live.

The Canadian Railroad has been around for over a hundred years and is the second oldest railroad in the United States. In fact, it is one of the oldest passenger railroads in the entire world. As with the old railroad companies that made a name for themselves in the United States, the Canadian National Railroad has changed over the years. They were the pioneer in building interurban trains before electric cars were available and they still run on steam locomotives until now.

Traveling through the United States is very popular with Americans. With the many trains, there are plenty of opportunities to see the American history. If you would rather go off the beaten path and stay on the side of the tracks a bit, a train tour of the Rocky Mountains can be just the thing for you. You can check out Canadian railways that start in Vancouver, BC, go all the way to Calgary and continue along the beautiful railway lines to Banff, and finally take in the wonderful landscape and countryside of Rocky Mountain National Park.