Four Cities to Visit for Spring Break
Who’s ready to swap out their sweaters and shovels for swimsuits and sunscreen? That’s right, spring break is on the horizon and if you plan ahead so is memorable Amtrak adventure. It doesn’t matter if you take a girls only getaway or a family-friendly day trip, taking the train for a spring break trip can be both relaxing and fun. Check out a few of the 500 destinations we can take you to then get ready to leave winter in your rear view.
Ah, San Diego. This city has us dreaming of fish tacos and scenic views where the rail meets the sea. Honestly, with the calmness of the train ride and laid-back feel of the city, a trip to San Diego just might be the perfect spot to help you unwind this spring. And if you’re looking for some tips on where to go and what to eat, check out what food blogger Erin Jackson had to say about America’s Finest City.
Served by the Crescent and the Carolinian/Piedmont, Charlotte, North Carolina, gives spring breakers a nice mix of things to do. Make a stop at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, visit the Uptown for a bite to eat, or do some shopping at the nearby outlets. Whatever you choose, Charlotte is an Amtrak city with options. Pack your bag (or bags because you get two free carry-ons when you ride with us), and get ready for memorable spring break getaway to the Queen City.
NOLA is easily one of the best party cities in the country and we have three routes that can take you there. But if hurricanes on Bourbon Street isn’t up your alley, that’s fine because N’awlins has plenty of other fun to get into. One-of-a-kind spots for a great meal, museums and live music on almost every corner. Don’t take our word for it, just see what iHeartNOLA blogger Scott Simon had to say about his city.
If you’re looking for a spring break getaway for your friends or your family, The District is the place to go. With museums and the National Mall, DC is the perfect place for history buffs and politicos, but trust us, there is more to it than the monuments. As an emerging foodie city, restaurant options are in abundance, plus shopping, sporting events, local breweries and unique events like the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Our tip, don’t sleep on DC it just might surprise you.