Short trips

Passport to Adventure: Seattle to Portland

Passport to Adventure: Seattle to Portland

At Amtrak we believe every trip you take has the potential to become your next great adventure. That is why this summer, we have partnered with Passion Passport to help capture a look at the services we offer and the many destinations we serve across the country. Read on for a little trainspiration brought to you from the Coast Starlight: This past weekend, ...

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Book and Save with AAA

Book and Save with AAA

Did you know if you are a AAA member you’re entitled to save 10% on most Amtrak fares 365 days a year? We know, great deal, but wait there’s more. If you book your ticket before September 30th we will double your discount to 20%. It’s a discount on top of a discount! As if that isn’t enough to get ...

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College Bound for Boston? Here’s Your Guide to the City.

College Bound for Boston? Here’s Your Guide to the City.

College towns are great, but college cities have a little more to offer the students, faculty, alumni and parents that live, work and travel to them. This week on our college city tour, we’re making a stop in Boston, a city with more than 100 colleges and universities in the region. We chatted with Ingrid, a Boston College student and ...

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Passport To Adventure: Boston to Portland, Maine

Passport To Adventure: Boston to Portland, Maine

At Amtrak we believe every trip you take has the potential to become your next great adventure. That is why this summer, we have partnered with Passion Passport to help capture a look at the services we offer and the many destinations we serve across the country. Read on for a little trainspiration brought to you from the Amrak Downeaster:  This past weekend ...

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All Aboard to Magnificent Michigan

All Aboard to Magnificent Michigan

We chatted with Michelle Grinnell from Pure Michigan to get the inside scoop on why Michigan should be your next weekend adventure, or family vacation. Read on to discover more about this gem of the Midwest: Amtrak: What makes Michigan a destination worth considering for a vacation? Michelle:There is so much to discover here in Michigan. We have 3,200 miles ...

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Passport to Adventure: Salt Lake City to Green River

Passport to Adventure: Salt Lake City to Green River

At Amtrak we believe every trip you take has the potential to become your next great adventure. That is why this summer, we have partnered with Passion Passport to help capture a look at the services we offer and the many destinations we serve across the country. Read on for a little trainspiration brought to you from the California Zephyr: Catching the 3:30 ...

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4 Labor Day Destinations Just A Train Ride Away

4 Labor Day Destinations Just A Train Ride Away

While it may still may feel like the dogs days of summer in many parts of the country, summer is slowly coming to an end, which means it is time to plan one more trip. Lucky for you there’s a four-day weekend on the horizon and we’re ready to be your ride.  We have 500 destinations to choose from but we ...

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Here’s How to Enjoy a Family Trip to Milwaukee

Here’s How to Enjoy a Family Trip to Milwaukee

Discovering a new American city with your family is one of the joys of train travel. And after chatting with Milwaukee working mom and blogger Jess of Adventures in Sunshineland, we’re happy to say you might add a new destination to your must visit list. While it’s known to many as Brew City, Jess happily tells us that Milwaukee is ...

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Passport to Adventure: Emeryville to Truckee

Passport to Adventure: Emeryville to Truckee

At Amtrak we believe every trip you take has the potential to become your next great adventure. That is why this summer, we have partnered with Passion Passport to help capture a look at the services we offer and the many destinations we serve across the country. Read on for a little trainspiration brought to you from the California Zephyr: My colleague (and ...

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Your End of Summer Destination List

Your End of Summer Destination List

Summer is halfway over. We know, we know, it pains us too. Instead of weeping, let’s plan one, two or even three more Amtrak adventures before the end of the summer. Whatdaya say? As always, we’re here with summer spots worth the ride. And now, we’re not just talking sweet cities to discover. We’re talking music and food festivals, baseball ...

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