Fall colors are reason enough to take a mid-October tour to eastern Canada and Vermont, and traveling in a private rail car makes it even more interesting.
Uncommon Journeys offers an eight-day Fall Colors in Quebec & Vermont tour that begins with a ride in a restored club car on the
The tour spends three nights in Montreal and an overnight in Quebec City before heading out on another train ride for more leaf-peeping opportunities in Vermont. Highlights in Burlington and other town include visits to Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream factory, the Von Trapp home (the family made famous in movie "The Sound of Music,"), cider mills and the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory.
When: The tour is Oct. 14-21.
Price: $2,895 a person; double occupancy $3,695 for solo travelers. It includes train travel, hotel stays, sightseeing tours of Montreal and Quebec City, some meals and guide. Airfare to and from New York City is extra.