California Zephyr Named Fan Favorite

California Zephyr Named Fan Favorite

Your Facebook votes have been tallied and you “liked” the California Zephyr over the Empire Builder as your favorite cross-country route.

Haven’t had a chance to experience the Zephyr yet? Here are a few things you can expect as captured by our Photo of the Week artists!

California Zephyr

Making Family Memories: Dragana snapped this heart-warming pic while riding in the observation car. The 51-hour trip from Chicago to EmeryvilleCalif., means tons of quality time onboard.

California Zephyr

Scenic Views: Phil snapped this perfect pic while riding our California Zephyr this summer. No matter the season, the California Zephyr is one of our most popular trains!


Plenty to Blog About: Alex blogged throughout his trip on the Zephyr at his website, keeping fans & followers updated throughout his adventure from the Bay Area to Chicago.


Time for Quiet Reflection: Irvine caught this Moment of Zen aboard the California Zephyr as the train crossed over the route’s breathtaking landscape, which includes the plains of Nebraska, the Rockies and even the desert of Salt Lake City.

What’s your favorite part about riding our California Zephyr? Share your memories in the comments below or tweet us your #AmtrakStories on Twitter @Amtrak!