You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in America With This $213 Train Trip

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in America With This $213 Train Trip

Travel across the USA in a sightseeing train carriage for just a couple of hundred dollars

7. Ride a train a good portion across America. // California Zephyr: San Francisco - Chicago

Today is my day and I’m on my way to adventures on the Amtrak California Zephyr line.

The California Zephyr train near Truckee, CA. The California Zephyr starts in Emeryville, CA near San Francisco, en route to Reno, Nev., a 236-mile journey that offers beautiful views as well as history. It crosses the Sierra Nevada mountain range and follows the same course as the historic Transcontinental Railroad, a 19th century engineering feat that bolstered the nation’s western expansion.

Scenic historic route for California Zephyr train

Amtrak shows the California Zephyr train near Truckee, Calif. The California Zephyr starts in Emeryville, Calif., near San Francisco

Though the California Zephyr runs from Chicago to San Francisco in a little more than 51 hours, it’s indisputably the western portion of the route—through Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and northern California—that deserves your attention. Snake through the Rocky Mountains, past the photogenic canyons of Colorado’s Western Slope, and enjoy an entire half-day trek through Sierra Nevada, complete with views of Donner Lake and the Truckee River.

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6 Reasons Why Long Distance Train Travel Is Worth It - Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr, a daily train between Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area.

6 Reasons Why Long Distance Train Travel Is Worth It

Taking a long-distance train is not the fastest mode of transportation, but it’s certainly much more relaxing than being crammed into flying metal tube w.

The California Zephyr (Amtrak) rides from Chicago to San Francisco (with stops in Denver, Reno and Sacramento).

I Want To Ride This Train Someday. The California Zephyr (Amtrak) rides from Chicago to San Francisco (with stops in Denver, Reno and Sacramento). Most impressive train ride ever!

The Amtrak California Zephyr train trip goes from Chicago through Denver Colorado to San Francisco and the views are amazing

Amtrak California Zephyr: you'll never believe these views

Check out the amazing views from the Amtrak California Zephyr - the sunrise over the Great Salt Lake and a full trip report of a coach trip on the Zephyr and

This is an incredible trip by rail-Amtrak Califonia Zephyr - observation car sightseer lounge

Chris and I are doing the Amtrak Califonia Zephyr trip from Denver to SLC in the Fall.we'll be sipping wine and looking at the leaves in this car - observation car sightseer lounge

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I recently had to take the Amtrak from Chicago, Illinois to Northern California. I took the California Zephyr train for my trip. Since my husband is a manager

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Would love to travel by train someday. Photograph by Julia Knop/laif/Redux national Geographic traveler July/Aug 2010

California Zephyr - Amtrack

Riding coach on the Zephyr is somewhere between a cheap seat on an airplane and a cruise. The train ( anyway) had 1 engine, 3 coach .

Amtrak's California Zephyr.  Chicago --> CA through the Great Plains, Rocky Mountains and Sierra Nevada.

The Amtrak California Zephyr train runs daily between Chicago and San Francisco, taking you to scenic spots such as Sierra Nevadas, Donner Lake, Rocky Mountains, Moffat Tunnel and more.

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