Best U.S. Train Trips

I fell in love with train travel in Europe. Riding the rails is one of the most enjoyable activities you can participate in that actually helps you make forward progress from one place to another. The simplicity, the comfort, the views, it’s a must have experience. And in Europe, it’s possible to incorporate into almost any trip because train stations and railways are almost everywhere. Here in the U.S. rail travel is much less prevalent, the routes a little more limited, but it’s no less exciting of experience. You just have to know the right routes to take. Check out this article from Travel and Leisure and you’ll know all the best routes to ride in the U.S.

The Best Train Trips to Take Across America

carmengabriela/Getty Images There's a romance to train travel - the leisurely pace of a rail trip compared to the hustle of an airport or a crowded highway encourages you to relax. There are the historic train stations and roomy seats, plus the chance to get up and walk around, visit the dining car, or just sit and take in the scenery passing by.

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