Hit Up These Beach Destinations
Looking to get your very own beach getaway this summer? With over 500 destinations, Amtrak can take you anywhere from the biggest waves in California to the chill shorelines of Maine. Here are five beach destinations you won’t want to miss. ☀️
Old Orchard Beach, ME
Relax by the Maine seashore during the day and catch their awesome fireworks at night: the kids will love watching their weekly summer firework shows crackle through the sky. Plus, they host other family-fun events, including their Annual Beach Olympics.
Route: Downeaster Service
North Carolina is home to some of the best beach towns in the South. Check out the charming Carolina Beach in Wilmington, which was rated one of the 10 best boardwalks by Food and Wine Magazine. Here, you’ll learn to surf, play on the amusement rides and watch free movie screenings by the shore.
Miami Beach, FL
Ride down in comfort and style to this Florida hotspot. Social butterflies will love sun tanning and people watching on South Beach, as well as grabbing a bite to eat at the many swanky art deco restaurants near the boardwalk. Bienvenido a Miami!
Route: Silver Service/Palmetto
Indiana Dunes, IN
Named one of the five best beaches for families in the USA by Parents Magazine, this Midwest beach paradise is a perfect summer vacation destination for the whole clan. You’ll love soaking up the sun, checking out the sand dunes, and dipping your toes in the refreshingly cool water of beautiful Lake Michigan.
Route: Michigan Services
Butterfly Beach, CA
Surf the waves while taking in the beautiful mountain views. Santa Barbara is quite the picturesque spot, so you’ll want to bring your camera. For some of the best sights, head to Butterfly Beach where you can see the gorgeous sun set over the sea, and possible some of your favorite celebrities!
Route: Pacific Surfliner
Planning a family getaway this summer? Don’t forget to take advantage of our 50% discount for children under the age of 12!