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America’s Best Train Journeys, Ranked


Sit back and watch the world go by on one of America’s best train journeys. You’ll cross lofty trestles, swoop through long tunnels, snake alongside rivers, and flank canyons—seeing parts of the country accessible only by rail. We compared data from Amtrak, Vacations By Rail, and America By Rail, then ranked routes based on popularity and the overall experience of the journey itself. Here are the top 10:

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Jamie Moore is a regular contributor to SmarterTravel. Her articles have appeared on USA Today, Yahoo Travel, Huffington Post, and WestJet.


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