18 Epic Train Rides In The U.S. That Will Give You An Unforgettable Experience

Train rides are pretty much the best. The rumble of the car on the tracks, the scenery reeling past your window, and the old-fashioned charm of railway travel all combine to make trains the most romantic method of land transit. Excluding your morning subway commute, of course.

America’s railroads were once indispensable arteries of trade and travel that connected the nation’s major cities. Today, air shipping and the highways system have demoted trains from crucial to quaint, but riding the rails is still a great way to tour some of the most beautiful regions of the country. Check out these breathtaking train rides across the nation.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Do you know of any other incredible train rides that we missed? Let us know!