THE BEST SCENIC LONG-DISTANCE TRAIN TRIPS TO TAKE IN THE US
The California Zephyr is a 2,438-mile journey from Chicago to San Francisco, passing through the Rocky Mountains and Sierra Nevada.
The Coast Starlight travels 1,377 miles from Seattle to Los Angeles, offering views of the Pacific Ocean, Cascade Range, and Mount Shasta.
The Empire Builder runs 2,206 miles from Chicago to Seattle or Portland, passing through Glacier National Park and the Cascade Mountains.
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The Southwest Chief travels 2,265 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles, crossing the Mississippi River and the deserts of New Mexico and Arizona.
The Sunset Limited is a 1,995-mile journey from New Orleans to Los Angeles, passing through the Bayou Country, the Sonoran Desert, and the mountains of Southern California.
The Texas Eagle runs 1,306 miles from Chicago to San Antonio or Dallas, passing through the Ozark Mountains and the Texas Hill Country.
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