It is not
hard to see why so many people prefer traveling by
train rather than driving. You get to
relax a lot more and let someone else do the driving while you get to
back and relax, read a book, enjoy popular magazine or listen your
Travel by train helps to eliminate stress which you may
have if you have to drive
for a long time. It also gives you time for nice conversation with your
partner, your family members or with other passengers.
All in all the
train experience is a good one, it stops tensions from escalating out
control, and it is
recommended way of traveling when you decide to go away on holiday.
- Amtrak provides intercity passenger rail service to more than 500
destinations in 46 states on a 21,000-mile route system. For schedules,
fares and information, passengers may call 800-USA-RAIL or visit
Recognizes the Environment with
Whistle Stop Events - Information on environmental
issues as well as strategies on reducing
your carbon footprint can be found by going to Amtrak.com/Whistlestop
and clicking on "Amtrak and the Environment." The site encourages
Amtrak passengers to analyze the affects of their daily activities on
the environment and shows ways to help reduce your impact on the earth.
Readers can also check out Arrive magazine's special green issue, as
well as other Amtrak "green" initiatives such as the Trails & Rails
program on the new site.
New York by Traveling Amtrak
- Amtrak is
once again teaming up with the communities it serves
throughout New York to spotlight the endless opportunities for travel
across the Empire State with the release of the fourth annual New York
By Rail® publication.
Rail Tours - Unique Tours Of American West and much more! Join us
for a memorable
and unique vacation to some of the American west's most scenic
Pass and Yukon Railroad - Built in 1898 during
the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gauge railroad is an International
Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.
Train Escapes - Offering the most magnificent train trips in
world! Experience five
scenic train rides following historic routes of the Old West. Includes
7 nights wonderful hotel accommodations, round trip airport transfers
and deluxe motor coach transportation for touring.
The Best Way
To See Alaska Is On The Railroad - You'll know from the very moment you
climb aboard the Alaska Railroad you're riding on the best train in the
world. The charm and scenic appeal of this great and vast land is
amplified through panoramic windows and underscored by historical
narratives of lifelong Alaskan conductors and tour guides.
Grand Canyon Railway -
Historic Train Ride to the Grand
the locomotive power of a steam engine, see cowboys, and visit the
& Smoky Valley Railroad - A non-profit
organization that offers public excursion train rides May through
October, private charters and school tours April through December and
seasonal dinner trains and Silver Flyer Railbus excursions. 1-1/2 hour
mile round-trip from historic Abilene to Enterprise, Kansas through the
Smoky Hill River Valley. Ride in restored 100 year old coach/diner or
open-air observation car pulled by 1945 ALCO S-1 diesel-electric
locomotive. Cross the Smoky Hill River on a high steel-span bridge.