Canada's History Travel Tours

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Canada’s History and Rail Travel Tours

February 1, 2018

Canada’s Great War Album Tour

August 24–September 2, 2018 (8 nights + 1 overnight flight)

Join a tour of Canada’s military history unlike any other! Limited spots available. 

Canada’s History magazine editor Mark Reid will accompany you on a tour of Canada’s First World War sites while sharing compelling and personal stories from Canada’s Great War Album. Visit Vimy Ridge and Ypres, and follow in the footsteps of the Canadian Corps on the 100th anniversary of the end of the war. 

This unique tour will also visit Dieppe, Normandy, Mont-Saint Michel, and Paris. 

The tour includes: 8 nights in handpicked hotels, breakfast daily, three-course dinners with beer or wine, multilingual tour director, private deluxe motor coach, guided sightseeing and select entrance fees, two lectures delivered by Mark Reid,  and a copy of Canada’s Great War Album.

Overnight stays: overnight flight, Lille (3 nights), Normandy Coast (2 nights), St. Malo (1 night), Paris (2 nights).

Learn more and reserve your spot by visiting or call 1-800-742-1731.

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Superior Colours & Heritage of Northern Ontario Tour

Thursday September 27–Monday October 1, 2018

Enjoy northern Ontario’s scenery and heritage with this 5-day/4-night annual tour combining fall colours, historic boats, modern buses, and trains. Roundtrip from Toronto, this always popular tour features a visit to the steamship SS Keewatin and a lunch cruise on the RMS Segwun. Trip highlights also include a Dynamic Earth Nickel mining presentation, Northern Ontario Railway Museum, White River Museum, Muskoka Heritage Centre, and much more. Package includes hotel stays, rail and bus trips, heritage attractions, most meals and additional heritage presentations.

$1,095.00 CDN +HST (per person). Single supplement $300.00.

Advance booking bonuses if you call today with your deposit for the tour. 

Canadian Mountains in Spring

June 2018

Join us to ride Canada’s famous trains — the CANADIAN roundtrip from Toronto to Jasper, AB, and the Jasper to Prince Rupert, BC, train the Skeena/Rupert Rocket that features more mountain views by rail than you thought possible. This package will allow you to experience the heritage, size, and scenery of the country, including the Canadian Shield, boreal forests, prairies, and Rocky and Coastal Mountains. Includes meals on the trains, hotel stays, all daylight mountain views, heritage and natural attractions, and more.

Highlights include travel on VIA Rail’s CANADIAN (enjoying the train’s sleeping car accommodations, domed observation areas and lounges) and meals, prepared by VIA’s chefs, in the train’s dining car, as well as the Jasper-Prince Rupert dome car trains. The tour includes hotel stays in Jasper for 4 nights (2 nights each way); 2 nights in Prince George and 2 nights in Prince Rupert, visits to Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefields, North Pacific Cannery Historic Site, Cow’s Bay shopping district, Museum of Northern BC, Maligne Lake Boat Cruise, Jasper Skytram, Winnipeg Railway Museum, and additional exclusive heritage experiences.

There will also be a pre-tour opportunity to travel on Canada’s oldest named train, THE OCEAN, starting in Halifax by rail to Toronto so you can travel from coast to coast on both of Canada’s operating overnight famous trains.

Call for more details and book your space while it remains.


When you book this trip Canada’s History Society receives a commission which goes to support our educational and outreach programs.

Reserve your spot today or ask for more information how you can ride the rails of history!

Call Rail Travel Tours toll-free at 1-866-704-3528 to process your deposit and reserve your space, and for more information on how you can ride the rails of history.


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