Take This Scenic Train Ride To Experience BC’s Best Fall Foliage

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Hop aboard the Rocky Mountaineer train for a scenic trip to some of BC’s most beautiful places that are bursting will all the colours of Fall.

Taking a train trip is not only a comfortable way to travel, but also one of the best ways you can see a place. What better way to explore the season than traveling across the province to experience BC’s best Fall foliage.

Start planning your trip for late September onto November, to get the best of the leaf-peeping season.

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The Scenic Train Routes

Coastal Passage (Seattle – Vancouver – Canadian Rockies)

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Take this cross-border route with scenic scenery that will leave you speechless. Pass by White Rock, Chuckanut Bay, Puget Sound and the Fraser Valley Swing Bridge. Fall foliage will surround you throughout your travels.

Rainforest to Gold Rush (Vancouver – Whistler – Quesnel – Jasper)

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There are plenty of sights to see on this train ride, including the peaceful Howe Sound, Porteau Cove, Green Lake, Anderson Lake, Seton Lake, Fraser Canyon and Mount Robson. All of the these places are absolutely incredible to visit any time of the year, but with Fall’s colours, it’ll be even more magical.

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Journey Through the Clouds (Vancouver – Kamloops – Jasper)

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Travel through sweeping landscapes of scenic valleys and rushing white water rapids on this one-of-a-kind trek. See amazing sights like Hell’s Gate, Cisco Crossing, Pyramid Falls, Mount Robson and Moose Lake.

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First Passage to the West (Vancouver – Kamloops – Lake Louise – Banff)

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Soak up the reds, oranges, and yellows of Fall by travelling to Cisco Crossing, through to Black Canyon, past the Hoodoos to Craigellachie and on to Kimbasket Lake, Kicking Horse River and the amazing Spiral Tunnels.

Feeling inspired? Check out the best parks and places for autumn colours in Metro Vancouver.

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