PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE: Chicago to Milwaukee

PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE: Chicago to Milwaukee

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: Last weekend, I found myself sitting beside ...

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One-on-One with the St. Paul Chief of Fun

One-on-One with the St. Paul Chief of Fun

We love every moment of the travel experience. But we take extreme joy in helping Amtrak travelers pick their next destination. That’s why we chat with locals each week to get you the insider’s guide to their hometown. This week we hear from Adam, a St. Paul native that oozes enthusiasm for his city. He describes St. Paul as laidback, crafty and ...

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Five Real Life Emojis You’ll Meet on an Amtrak Train

Five Real Life Emojis You’ll Meet on an Amtrak Train

Emojis are great.  There we said it. Actually, we love them. Responding to a lengthy text with an expressive pretend face is a little piece of sunshine to us. Since we’re big fans of emojis, travel and train travel, we decided to have a little fun. Join us as we share with you five real life emojis you might meet on ...

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Get the 411 On Amtrak Deals

Get the 411 On Amtrak Deals

Everyone loves a good deal, and we’re no exception! With over 500 destinations and multiple routes to choose from, chances are there’s a deal that you or your fellow travelers qualify for. We’re here to let you in on some hot summer savings as well as year-round steals!  Check out the list below: 1) Save 25% on Acela tickets: Starting ...

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Passport to Adventure: New York City to Washington, D.C.

Passport to Adventure: New York City to Washington, D.C.

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: One of my favorite parts of living ...

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Getaway to Grand Rapids

Getaway to Grand Rapids

What’s located inside a mitten and can be described as collaborative, innovative and exciting? Ok, we know the answer is in the headline, but play along. The answer is: Grand Rapids, Michigan! While this welcoming city gets cold and snow ridden in the winter, it is virtually a fun filled playground for children and adults come summertime. We reached out ...

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Amtrak Commissions New Veterans Locomotive

Amtrak Commissions New Veterans Locomotive

On June 29th, Amtrak commissioned a brand new Siemens-built ACS-64 into service along the Northeast Corridor as a tribute to the brave men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces. This includes the  active duty and retired veterans who have found a rewarding career at Amtrak, where military values of teamwork, leadership and integrity align well with work on the railroad ...

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Amtrak Website Gets a New Look

Amtrak Website Gets a New Look

At Amtrak, we are committed to providing our customers with the best travel experience possible. For us, this experience doesn’t start on the train it starts when you plan your trip. That’s why today we’re taking the first step in making significant changes on  Amtrak.com. The website refresh is focused on delivering our customers with an easier navigation designed to ...

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Family Fun Amtrak Cities

Family Fun Amtrak Cities

Are you planning a family trip this summer? We know making sure everyone is happy can be…well…a bit of an uphill battle. Let us help! Over the years, we’ve chatted with lots of locals eager to share their recommendations of where to go and what to do in their city. Today, we pulled together a list purely focused on Amtrak served ...

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Battle of the Routes: Texas Eagle vs. Sunset Limited

Battle of the Routes: Texas Eagle vs. Sunset Limited

Each day, Amtrak trains travel through 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces making it safe to say that we can take you to a few great destinations. But with so many Amtrak views and opportunities for adventure we got to thinking, what’s your favorite? This summer with your help, we’re going to have a little fun ...

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