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Family Vacations by Train

The Rail Journey Is Part of Your Vacation

Tired of long lines at the airport? Shocked by outrageous gas prices and sky-high airfares? Do something different — take your next family vacation by train. Check out these amazing, family-friendly vacations with Amtrak Vacations. And remember, your kids ages 2 - 12 ride half off and infants ride free. This could be the best family vacation you've ever had.

Nothing like a Train Ride Take the Train for the Best Family Vacations for Kids

Treat your family to a one-of-a-kind experience. They'll never forget their first trip by train. During the journey, they'll witness an ever-changing panorama unfolding outside the window. Introduce them to the pleasures of onboard dining, and for a special treat, reserve sleeping accommodations onboard. Most of our long-distance trains feature Dining Cars that serve three meals a day, with full menus and table service. Just stop by for breakfast and lunch, or make dinner reservations with our onboard staff. Our chefs are ready to prepare your order.

Feel Free to Move about the Cabin Family Vacations by Train

Tired of narrow airline seats — and having to stay in them? On a train, things are different. Relax in our spacious seats, or drop by the Café Car for a bite to eat, a game of cards, or just to socialize with friends or new acquaintances. In the evening, enjoy a relaxing meal in the Dining Car. On Amtrak, your vacation starts the minute you board your train. Arrive at your destination refreshed and ready to tour around.

Family Vacations by Train Make Lasting Memories with Family-Friendly Adventures

Share the natural wonders and cultural delights of the United States and Canada on a Family Adventure with Amtrak Vacations. Leave the driving and planning to us and spend more time making memories. Designed for families of all ages, our escorted rail adventures will delight everyone with fascinating destinations and attractions, exciting activities and entertaining learning experiences for an unforgettable family vacation.

Over 500 Destinations, Large and Small Family Vacations by Train

It's easy to forget just how big and beautiful America is. And there's no better way to remind yourself than on Amtrak. Watch the country unfold from the comfort of your roomy seat, or get an even better view in the Sightseer Lounge (on most trains). With over 500 destinations, no matter where you want to go, Amtrak can take you there.

Get Rewarded and Save in Many Ways

The more you ride, the more you can earn the more you can earn with the Amtrak Guest Rewards program. If you're not already a member, sign up before your trip. Here are many other ways for you to save: