5 Epic Train Rides In Texas That Will Give You An Unforgettable Experience
By Katie Lawrence|Updated on August 15, 2023(Originally published September 05, 2022)
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and began writing for OnlyInYourState in 2015.
Today, Katie writes, edits, and performs several other tasks for OnlyInYourState and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on with a hot cup of coffee, practicing yoga, baking, or exploring the beautiful Lone Star State (in particular, the vast and mystical West Texas desert).
Train rides are so nostalgic – they transport us back to simpler days before cell phones and radios, days when looking out the window and enjoying the scenery was the only option on a long road trip. If you want to experience the abundant breathtaking beauty of Texas in a unique way, this is your chance. Here are five unforgettable train rides in Texas. And we urge you to try them all.
Have you ever been on any of these train rides in Texas? What was your experience like?
Looking for an epic, train-themed day trip extravaganza in Texas? We put together this railroad-themed road trip in Texas that will take you to train rides, historic sites, and much more throughout our great state. If you need overnight accommodations along the way, check out the options on Booking.com.
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