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Amtrak GuideMay 14, 2021
15 Cross-Country Amtrak Trip Ideas
There are 15 long-distance train routes available for epic journeys across the United States. Get highlights and information about each.
Empire Builder Overview
For a trip through the Great Plains, Montana Rocky Mountains, Cascades, and the forests of the Pacific Northwest, join us in this episode of the Amtrak Guide podcast to get an overview of the Empire Builder route.
Southwest Chief Overview
For a desert and mountain adventure along part of the old Route 66, check out Amtrak's Southwest Chief. Get scenery highlights and travel tips in this overview.
Silver Star Overview
It's off to Florida and back on the 1947 Silver Star route. Get an overview of the trip and the scenery.
City of New Orleans Overview
It's music, food and culture galore on this 20-hour Amtrak trip between Chicago and New Orleans.
Silver Meteor Overview
Hop on board the Silver Meteor in this episode for a trip between New York City and Miami.
California Zephyr Overview
Take a virtual trip on the California Zephyr through the scenic Rocky Mountains and Sierra Nevada.
Whether you are looking for an audio tour as you cross the country by train, or Amtrak tips and travel ideas, the Amtrak Guide Podcast is your virtual guide to US train travel past and present. Brought to you by the creators of AmtrakGuide.com.