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A Passion for Train Travel

Welcome to, your ultimate destination for exploring the vast and captivating world of passenger rail travel in the United States. Whether you are a seasoned rail enthusiast, a curious traveler seeking unique experiences, or someone simply fascinated by the romance of train journeys, is here to inspire and guide you on your adventure.

Our Mission

At, our mission is to celebrate the rich history, diverse landscapes, and boundless possibilities of passenger rail in America. We aim to provide a comprehensive platform that offers valuable information, engaging content, and resources to empower travelers to embark on unforgettable rail journeys across the country.

Discover America by Rail

With an extensive rail network connecting bustling cities, quaint towns, and picturesque landscapes, passenger rail offers a unique and immersive way to explore the beauty and culture of America. From the historic routes of the East Coast to the scenic vistas of the West, we take you on a captivating voyage through the heart of America, providing insights into the regions, landmarks, and attractions that await you.


What We Offer

  • Route Guides: Our comprehensive route guides provide detailed information about various passenger rail routes, including every Amtrak route in the system. These guides offer insights into the highlights, landmarks, and attractions along each route, helping you plan your next rail adventure with ease.

  • Travel Tips: Whether you are a first-time rail traveler or a seasoned explorer, our travel tips and guides offer invaluable advice on making the most of your journey. From packing essentials to safety tips and time-saving hacks, we have you covered.

  • Historical Insights: Dive into the fascinating history of passenger rail in America through our curated articles and features. Discover the iconic trains of the past, the development of the rail network, and the stories of how rail travel shaped the nation.

  • Trip Ideas: Want to embark on a rail adventure but are overwhelmed with the possibilities? Our specially curated trip ideas will give you the guidance and inspiration to plan your next journey.

  • Local Recommendations: Explore America like a local with our insider recommendations for each destination along the rail routes. Discover hidden gems, top restaurants, must-see landmarks, and off-the-beaten-path adventures.

  • Engaging Content: Immerse yourself in our captivating blog posts, stunning photography, and informative videos that transport you to the heart of America's most enchanting rail journeys.


Join Our Community

Rail America is more than just a website; it's a vibrant community of rail enthusiasts and travelers who share a passion for exploring America by rail. Join our community to connect with like-minded individuals, exchange travel stories, and get inspired by the adventures of others.


Start Your Rail Journey Today

So, whether you dream of traversing the rugged landscapes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains on the California Zephyr or witnessing the majestic beauty of the Texas plains on the Texas Eagle, Rail America is here to guide you on your rail journey.

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