Take This Scenic Train Ride Through Some Of Montana’s Most Beautiful Country

Seeing Montana by car is wonderful… but for an unforgettable experience, take the train. With your eyes free to wander far from the road, you’ll be able to see some of Montana’s most beautiful countryside like you’ve never seen it before.

Amtrak’s Empire Builder train service carries passengers through the northern part of Glacier Country and stops at some charming places along the way. The route runs all the way from Chicago to Seattle, but you can ride it one way from Cut Bank to Libby in just over five hours.

Here are the highlights of the trip:

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Train travel can be so much fun, and this scenic train ride seems like a perfect Montana weekend adventure. If you’re looking for more of a single day trip, check out these options.