7 AMAZING Amtrak Routes with Observation Cars

Amtrak travel is often overlooked. You’ll have access to private sleeping rooms, quiet cars, dining and lounge cars, and comfortable seating with amazing views.

There are more than 35 routes and 500 destinations in 46 states.


Destinations: Chicago – Omaha – Denver – Salt Lake City – Emeryville (San Francisco)

California Zephyr


Destinations: Seattle – Tacoma – Portland – Sacramento – San Francisco area – Los Angeles

Coast Starlight


Destinations: Chicago – Milwaukee – St. Paul/Minneapolis – Minot – Spokane – Portland/Seattle

Empire Builder


Destinations: Chicago – Kansas City – La Junta – Albuquerque – Flagstaff – Los Angeles

Southwest Chief


Destinations: New Orleans – Houston – San Antonio – El Paso – Tucson – Palm Springs – Los Angeles

Sunset Limited

Destinations: Chicago – St. Louis – Little Rock – Dallas – San Antonio

Texas Eagle


Destinations: Chicago – Champaign-Urbana – Carbondale – Memphis – Jackson – New Orleans

City of New Orleans


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