Short Vacations, Breaks & Getaways in Canada

Every now and then, a break from the everyday life is essential. It's a chance for you to reconnect with loved ones and discover a new city and culture. From the rugged west coast, to alpine meadows of the Canadian Rockies, to the metropolitan city of Toronto, these big little Canadian train trip packages are designed to stimulate you during your time away from home.

The Rocky Mountaineer train
The Rocky Mountaineer train
The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
The Fairmont Frontenac in Quebec City
The Fairmont Frontenac in Quebec City
The rolling Quebec counrtyside
The rolling Quebec counrtyside
The Hornblower tour, Niagara Falls
The Hornblower tour, Niagara Falls
Biking around the Maritimes
Biking around the Maritimes
Capilano suspension bridge, North Vancouver
Capilano suspension bridge, North Vancouver

Filter Trips By:

Clear All

Insider Tip: Can't find the right trip for you? Use our Trip Finder to browse through all of our Canadian sample trips,
or have a Custom Trip Created for you, to meet your timeline and budget.

Click for details
New TripStaff Pick

9

days

starting fromUS $3,955per person

 

On this nine day adventure, immerse yourself in the spirit of eastern Newfoundland. Explore puffins, whales, and icebergs, and hear tales of life on "The Rock" from those who've lived and fished it. To top it off, sample culinary delights in the most... read more

from US $3,955 to US $4,271 per person

Prices listed may vary by departure date, hotel class and degree of personalization. To get your own custom quote for this trip, please click the button below for more details.

Quick View

Ferryland to Fogo - Eastern Newfoundland Adventure - Map

9 days / 8 nights starting from US $3,955 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Unique culinary experiences such as the Ferryland Picnic
  • Newfoundland’s wild, rugged beauty
  • Discover wildlife such as puffins and whales
  • Stay at the one-of-a-kind Fogo Island Inn, plus unique heritage inns
  • Enthralling folklore & history
  • Experience lively St. John’s, charming Trinity, and remote Fogo Island
Click for details
New Trip

8

days

starting fromUS $2,655per person

 

Whether you travel with your closest friends and family, or simply as a couple, this is sure to be the trip of a lifetime. Enjoy enriching and exciting activities as you discover Canada's rich Celtic culture and maritime landscapes on a private Nova Scotia... read more

from US $2,655 to US $6,249 per person

Prices listed may vary by departure date, hotel class and degree of personalization. To get your own custom quote for this trip, please click the button below for more details.

Quick View

Private Nova Scotia Adventure - Map

8 days / 7 nights starting from US $2,655 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Your own private or small group Nova Scotia adventure
  • Explore Halifax’s historic past with locals
  • Discover the charming South Shore
  • Tasting local Maritime flavours
  • Plenty of time to explore breathtaking Cape Breton
  • Relax and let a guide do the driving
  • Making new memories with friends or family
Click for details
New Trip

6

days

starting fromUS $1,899per person

 

A thousand miles north of Napa lies Canada's Okanagan - an arid region of soft sandy beaches, clear blue lakes, and distant mountain valleys. On this fun-filled 6 day adventure, you'll sample your way through the region's best boutique wineries and farm-to-table... read more

from US $1,899 to US $2,375 per person

Prices listed may vary by departure date, hotel class and degree of personalization. To get your own custom quote for this trip, please click the button below for more details.

Quick View

Okanagan Wine Adventure - Map

6 days / 5 nights starting from US $1,899 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Unique Okanagan wine tours
  • Farm to table foodie experience
  • Plenty of outdoor activity options such as biking and sailing
  • Option to drift over beautiful vineyards and lakes by air balloon
  • Stunning desert scenery flanked by mountains
Click for details
New TripStaff Pick

9

days

starting fromUS $2,599per person

 

Disconnect from hectic every-day life, then reconnect with your loved ones on this incredible family wilderness adventure. Stay in beautiful safari tents amidst towering fir trees. Hear the ocean lapping at your doorstep and the occasional blow of passing... read more

from US $2,599 to US $3,002 per person

Prices listed may vary by departure date, hotel class and degree of personalization. To get your own custom quote for this trip, please click the button below for more details.

Quick View

Whales and Wilderness Family Adventure - Map

9 days / 8 nights starting from US $2,599 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see orcas up close
  • Guided kayaking, suitable for kids and beginners
  • Glamping in style under the stars, with real beds and a hot tub!
  • Magical wilderness of Quadra and Swanson Islands
  • Hassle-free, seamless family vacation
  • A lifetime of memories
Click for details

8

days

starting fromUS $4,220per person

Make your way across this vast and beautiful land, from the bright city lights of Toronto to the untouched beauty of the Rocky Mountains. This Canada-by-train journey offers you the experience of the exciting big city, as well as the tranquillity of the... read more

from US $4,220 to US $6,966 per person

Prices listed may vary by departure date, hotel class and degree of personalization. To get your own custom quote for this trip, please click the button below for more details.

Quick View

Best of Canada in a Week - Map

8 days / 7 nights starting from US $4,220 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Seeing some of the most beautiful towns and cities in the country, including Vancouver and Jasper
  • Enjoying three nights on a VIA Rail train and two days on the famous Rocky Mountaineer
  • Seeing Mount Robson, the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies
  • Taking in the stars in Jasper’s Dark Sky Preserve
  • Staying at several high quality hotels along the way
Click for details

5

days

starting fromUS $2,390per person

This whirlwind adventure will take you through some of the most amazing highlights of Western Canada in five days. You will begin in the laid back coastal city of Vancouver. Travel via luxury train through spectacular mountain scenery to the small mountain... read more

from US $2,390 to US $4,129 per person

Prices listed may vary by departure date, hotel class and degree of personalization. To get your own custom quote for this trip, please click the button below for more details.

Quick View

Canadian Rockies Voyage by Train - Map

5 days / 4 nights starting from US $2,390 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Unforgettable views on an overnight train between Jasper and Vancouver
  • Amazing photography opportunities
  • Spotting wildlife like deer, elk, bears and moose
  • Small group tours revealing the best of Jasper and Banff National Parks
  • Three nights in the Canadian Rockies, surrounded by truly breathtaking scenery
Click for details

5

days

starting fromUS $1,599per person

This exciting five-day trip combines funky and cosmopolitan Montreal with elegant and historic Quebec City - two of French Canada's largest cities. Start with two days in Montreal before boarding The Corridor train to Quebec City, where you will explore... read more

from US $1,599 to US $2,695 per person

Prices listed may vary by departure date, hotel class and degree of personalization. To get your own custom quote for this trip, please click the button below for more details.

Quick View

Montreal and Quebec City Getaway by Rail - Map

5 days / 4 nights starting from US $1,599 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Embrace the ‘joie de vivre’ of Montreal - one of the most culturally vibrant and artistic cities in Canada
  • Fall in love with the old-fashioned elegance of Quebec City
  • Take the Corridor Train through the scenic Quebec landscape
  • Dine at award-winning restaurants and relax in fantastic hotels
Click for details
New TripStaff Pick

5

days

starting fromUS $1,890per person

Explore Canada's most exciting cities on this short, action packed adventure. You'll tour the colourful and quirky neighbourhoods of Toronto, before traveling by train to historic French-Canadian Montreal. Gastronomic adventures, brewpubs, urban art,... read more

from US $1,890 to US $2,041 per person

Prices listed may vary by departure date, hotel class and degree of personalization. To get your own custom quote for this trip, please click the button below for more details.

Quick View

Toronto and Montreal Like a Local - Map

5 days / 4 nights starting from US $1,890 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Sampling some of the best wines in Canada
  • Staying in beautiful Old Montreal – ‘The Hub of French Canada’
  • Exploring Toronto from the seat of a bicycle or with your tastebuds
  • Discover Montreal through the eyes of a local with an expert guide
  • Choice of tour options through Eastern Canada
Click for details

6

days

starting fromUS $1,999per person

On this Canada vacation by train, you'll be whisked to the heart of the frozen Canadian Rocky mountains. Enjoy authentic Canadian winter activities like snowshoeing or ice walks into mysterious canyons, to fill your days. In the evening cozy up next to... read more

from US $1,999 to US $3,346 per person

Prices listed may vary by departure date, hotel class and degree of personalization. To get your own custom quote for this trip, please click the button below for more details.

Quick View

Canadian Rockies Winter Escape by Train - Map

6 days / 5 nights starting from US $1,999 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Winter train journey into the Canadian Rockies
  • Indulge at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Seeing the best of the Canadian Rockies in winter
  • Myriad of wonderful winter activities at your own pace

Five reasons why we get more 5‑star reviews than any other
Canadian vacation company

Fresh Tracks Canada Local Travel Agency Online Booking
1Independent Travel

Travel independently rather than on group tours, with arranged guided sightseeing and adventure tours.

     
2Personalized itineraries

Carefully crafted to your budget and needs.

     
3Insider Knowledge

Plan your trip with help from our insiders who live and travel in Canada. You'll know when to come, where to stay, which transportation to take, and lots more...

     
4Local Support

Someone in Canada you can call before and during your trip, seven days a week.

     
5No-one can be trusted more

You'll feel confident when booking your vacation with our accreditation and consumer protection through the following organizations.

Our accreditation and consumer protection partners
     

Pre-packaged Trips

One-size-fits-all approach.

     

Group Tours

Cheapest type of travel with rigid itineraries and crowds.

     

Get started today & discover how we can get you the best of Canada

Get your personalized itinerary

Get your custom itinerary before availability is gone. Because we're now booking into 2018.

  • Choose your own activities and experiences to enjoy.
  • Tailor your stay to perfectly suit your timeline and budget.
1 877 395 5771
Based in Canada with 20 years experience and over 15,000 personalized vacations.
Choose from handpicked experiences that create memories of a life-time.
Experience Canada with seamless transfers. All coordinated and planned to your taste.

Do you want to get the most of your Canadian vacation in 2018? By booking early, you'll have your choice of trip departure dates, scenic hotel accommodations, unique small group tours, and Canada's spectacular touring trains.

And if you book now, you'll also receive our 2017 PRICE FREEZE plus up to $1,100 per couple in free travel credits! Use the credits to enhance your vacation with extra nights, dining experiences, and activities.

Here are just a few ways you can use your travel credits:

But hurry! This offer only lasts for a short while. Take advantage of our best rate guarantee for 2018 trips, and personalize your trip with free add-ons. Our team is standing by to help – so call or email today.

Interested? Get this offer by contacting us: 1 877 395 5771

Terms and conditions apply, please speak wit our Canadian insiders for more details.

Summer flowers have bloomed, the bears are awake, and snow is melting from the mountain peaks…but have you booked your 2017 Canadian vacation yet? With space running out in many destinations, we highly recommend booking now and taking advantage of our Canadian Summer Special Offer, worth up to $300 per couple in value.

Book before midnight on August 31, 2017 and you'll receive the following free experiences:

  • Select Eastern Canada train vacations: Choice of free Quebec river cruise or hotel upgrade
  • Select Western Canada rail vacations: Choice of free sunset dinner cruise in Vancouver or hotel upgrade
  • Select Trans-Canadian rail vacations: Both a free cruise tour experience PLUS hotel upgrade

But hurry! This offer only lasts for a short while and there are few spaces left on many trips. Our team is standing by to help you plan the perfect Canadian summer adventure – so call or email today.

Interested? Get this offer by contacting us: 1 877 395 5771

Terms and conditions apply, please speak wit our Canadian insiders for more details.

Welcome to the Canadian Train Vacations, proud partner of VIA Rail Canada and exclusive provider of the official Pan Canadian 150th Anniversary vacations.

In 2017, Canada turns 150 years old and all across the country Canadians are celebrating with special events. Join in the festivities - book one of our featured VIA Rail adventures for an Ultimate Canadian Experience…Coast to Coast, and receive a very special commemorative bundle of goodies unique to your route.

Depending on your route, your bundle may include items such as...

  • Commemorative leather bag tag, passport holder, and keepsake box
  • Complimentary bottle of champagne or sparkling wine onboard
  • Admission to the Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg
  • Gift cards to spoil yourself along the way

Canada's Best Window

No other mode of transportation allows you to experience the country so intimately as onboard VIA Rail. As you settle into your seat, you'll soon relax to the rhythm of the tracks as the scenery glides by. By booking one of our exciting Pan Canadian trips below, you'll combine the joy of train travel with some of Canada's most iconic experiences:

Interested? Get this offer by contacting us: 1 877 395 5771

There's no better place to experience the magic of winter than in the Canadian Rockies. And with our Winter Early Bird Trip Prices, now is the perfect time to book your vacation. These prices will only last a short time, so start planning your vacation now to lock in these savings and your ideal travel dates.

Plus, for bookings before August 31st enjoy the following booking bonus:

  • Comfort guests – enjoy a luxurious hotel upgrade in Banff
  • Superior & Deluxe guests – enjoy a free hotel night on us!

Imagine the experience the romance of a train ride through snow covered mountains, as you make your way to Jasper and Banff National Parks. Then, with glistening snow at your feet and crisp air on your face, marvel at frozen landscapes on sightseeing tours, or feel the thrill of guided adventures such as dogsledding.

Fresh Tracks Canada's vacation advisors are standing by to help you personalize your perfect winter vacation. Hurry and call or email now, while these special prices last!

Interested? Get this offer by contacting us: 1 877 395 5771

Terms and conditions apply, please speak wit our Canadian insiders for more details.

Seeing the polar bear migration in Churchill, Manitoba is an incredible experience. In October and November the great predators of the north prowl, play, and linger - waiting for ice to form over the Hudson Bay.

Space is already filling up fast on 2018 Polar Bear Viewing Safaris. Now is the perfect time to book, with our 2017 Price Freeze offer. By reserving your seat on select Tundra Buggy tours by September 10, you can lock-in next year's trip at this year's price.

Contact us now to discuss the different tours, and how they best suit your travel style and interests. Then book early to secure your ideal dates - the team at Fresh Tracks is standing by!

Interested? Get this offer by contacting us: 1 877 395 5771

Terms and conditions apply, please speak wit our Canadian insiders for more details.