Posts Tagged: Southwest Chief

Take the Train to the ‘Smile Hi’ City on May 11

Take the Train to the ‘Smile Hi’ City on May 11

La Junta, Colo., Mayor Don Rizzuto says his city is one of the best small towns in the country, and on May 11 you can check it out for yourself! This National Train Day, La Junta will be hopping with free kids’ activities sponsored by Disney Channel's Chuggington, interactive and educational exhibits, model train displays and giveaways.

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Train Day Just Got Better in Albuquerque

Train Day Just Got Better in Albuquerque

Were you one of the thousands of people who got the chance to tour our Exhibit Train last year? If so, you’re in luck! If not, you’re also in luck! We’re back with another rolling exhibit that hits the open rails this spring. The brand new train will be featured at National Train Day, May 11, in Albuquerque, NM. The ...

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The Very First (Ever) Photo of the Week

The Very First (Ever) Photo of the Week

Our very first Photo of the Week was submitted by Robyn A. (cue the applause!) This beautiful shot was taken as she traveled between Chicago and Flagstaff, Ariz., on our Southwest Chief. Along that route, you can catch sunsets like this one and even travel near the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Hop on a quick shuttle to the Grand ...

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How to Score a Great Meal on a Train

Having a great meal on an Amtrak long-distance train is like no other dining you’ve done before. Along with the gorgeous scenery outside your window, we serve breakfast, lunch and dinner on most of our routes, and those occasions are a great way to meet your fellow passengers, break up long trips and experience train travel at its best. For ...

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