The largest railway park in Alberta – third largest in Canada – features a terminus with a station, water tank, engine and car shops, as well as exhibits from 1899 through to the 1950s. With more than 75 train cars and engines, this outdoor working prairie rail yard is a fun hands-on family experience.
Enjoy sweeping views of the Edmonton River Valley aboard a beautifully restored vintage streetcar. On this scenic tour that crosses over the High Level Bridge, above the North Saskatchewan River, you'll learn all about the city's streetcar history from Edmonton Radial Railway Society's costumed guides. Tours run daily, from mid-May through mid-October.
Escape today to Heritage Park Historical Village. Over 180 exhibits on 127 acres of land, Canada’s largest living history museum offers an authentic experience from the 1860s to 1950s. You will see the vital story of the settlement of the west not only preserved, but presented alive and in great working condition. Ride a real steam train, make old-fashioned ice cream with the prairie townsfolk, explore our First Nations encampment, stroll the antique midway, savour fresh baked treats from the Alberta Bakery, enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride and set sail on Calgary’s only paddlewheeler.
Experience the very best of Alberta and the Canadian Rockies with a 3-day journey on the Rocky Mountaineer.
Experience the very best of Alberta and the length of the Canadian Rockies with the Rocky Mountaineer.
Dogsledding on the shores of Lake Louise, a horse drawn sleigh ride in Banff National Park and a guided ice walk on the frozen floors of Jasper’s Maligne Canyon all topped off with a trip on VIA Rail’s The Canadian.
Canada Rail Vacations offers a broad assortment of fabulous Canadian vacation packages, all intended to make memories that will last for a lifetime.
Providing memorable sightseeing, activity and transportation services. From daily sightseeing excursions, to group tours, to airport shuttles, to coach touring and conference services, our staff of holiday planners specialise in making your time in the mountains unforgettable.