A train ride is a fun adventure any time of year, but trips in the fall offer extra scenery as the leaves turn different shades of red, orange and yellow. Plus, Amtrak trains are usually less crowded if you plan your vacation after Labor Day. It really is a great time to get out and … Continue reading 5 best fall foliage train rides on Amtrak
With five Amtrak routes arriving and departing from Los Angeles Union Station, and more than 70 Amtrak stations just in California, there are a variety of options for rail vacations. You can travel along the California coast on the Pacific Surfliner, journey to the Pacific Northwest on the Coast Starlight, and see the desert on … Continue reading 15 great train trips from Los Angeles
Although Los Angeles is known for car traffic, it's actually a great place to start or end a rail trip. There are multiple Pacific Surfliner trains that depart each day from Union Station, and several long-distance routes can take you to the Northwest, Midwest, Southwest and even New Orleans. If you only have time for … Continue reading Best Amtrak day trips from Los Angeles
If you live in Washington D.C., it's easy to get out of the city on Amtrak for a mountain, beach, urban or small town vacation. Trains at the Washington D.C. Union Station travel up and down the coast and to the Midwest, and you don't even need to spend a night on the train to … Continue reading 15 great train vacations from D.C.
The Washington D.C. area has many options for train travel. Ten Amtrak routes stop at the Washington D.C. Union Station, plus you can connect with Northest Regional trains and destinations at the New Carrollton, Alexandria and Burke Centre Amtrak stations in the suburbs. To explore your options, here are the best day trips you can … Continue reading Best Amtrak day trips from Washington D.C.
Atlanta was once a major passenger train hub, but today there is only one Amtrak route that travels to and from the city, the Crescent. It's a long-distance train that travels between New Orleans and New York City, so there are a variety of places you can visit. Here the best rail trips you can … Continue reading Best Amtrak trips from Atlanta
Chicago is one of the best cities for train travel. Sixteen Amtrak routes arrive and depart from Chicago Union Station, so there are many options for day, weekend or multiple-day getaways. Here are some of the best trip options listed in order of travel time so you can start planning your rail adventure. Destinations were … Continue reading Best Amtrak trips from Chicago