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Grand Canyon rail vacations

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Grand Canyon Railway

Since 1901, the Grand Canyon Railway and Hotel has been taking passengers on a fabled journey to the heart of 1 of the 7 wonders of the world. Come experience nature’s cathedral and connect with the Grand Canyon.


Customizable packages with exclusive AAA member benefits

Custom rail vacations

Travel on restored rail cars with musical entertainment and the antics of cowboy characters.

Interior of the Rail Barron parlor train car
Charter a private train

Choose from a diesel or steam locomotive and customize your private rail vacation. 

Limited-time offers & seasonal favorites

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Save 30% on train tickets with the Summer Getaway Package1

The Summer Getaway Package includes 2 nights of accommodations in the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel plus 1 dinner and 1 breakfast at the Fred Harvey Restaurant per guest each night of your stay. The Summer Getaway Package1 is available for travel June 1-August 31, 2021.

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All Aboard to the North Pole

For a short time every winter, you can experience the magic of the classic children’s book The Polar Express with the Grand Canyon Railway. Space is limited, so book early.

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Why you should ride the Grand Canyon Railway

Cars are the most popular way to get to the Grand Canyon, but taking the train turns a mere drive into an experience.

Grand Canyon adventure

Whether you explore this national park by foot, mule, or raft, you're sure to be awed by the jaw-dropping views, incredible geology, and vibrant colors.

Scenic train rides

Sit back and relax as the West’s most amazing scenery unfolds from the seat of a vintage rail car.