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Grand Canyon rail vacations

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Grand Canyon Railway

Since 1901, the Grand Canyon Railway 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.

Charter a private train

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

Limited-time offers & seasonal favorites

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.

Grand Canyon Railway videos

Grand Canyon articles

9 reasons you should ride the Grand Canyon Railway

From the diverse Northern Arizona landscape to the shops along historic Route 66 in Williams, the Grand Canyon Railway has something for everyone. 

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.

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.