This year for SXSW, a group of tech innovators, entrepreneurs and thought-leaders boarded the Texas Eagle for an inspiring and collaborative rideThe amazing scenery, engaging collaborative environment and the opportunity to explore and be inspired is all part of the Amtrak long-distance experience, but have we mentioned how awesome it is to sleep on a train? 

We caught up with social media guru, BJ Mendelson, to hear why he’s a fan of unplugging and enjoying the journey with Amtrak. Now watch and get ready to be inspired to book your next Amtrak adventure.

What are you waiting for? Miami, Los Angeles, Portland, and more than 500 other destinations are calling your name. You pick your destination and we’ll handle the driving!


Video by Eric White of GlassDuffle.