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AARP’s Top Picks: Scenic Train Trips in the U.S.

Updated: Aug 22, 2019

Train travel has been around since I can remember…well that’s a long time! To many the idea of a long lazy ride through the countryside is a dream in this fast-pace world of today. So, as we dream, we place this beautiful scenic train travels on our bucket list to be done it the future.


Going Solo Travelers is going to shake that bucket and bring to the forefront. Scenic Train Travels is a wonderful way to share experiences with others but also enlighten the spirit from with.

Let’s together visit some of these wonderful adventures, enjoy this great article from AARP’s Top Picks: Scenic Train Trips in the U.S. Stellar routes in Alaska, the Southwest, Cape Cod and beyond by Ken Budd, AARP, July 2, 2019.

Amtrak offers some spectacular long-distance train journeys, but here's a little railroad-lover's secret: Many of America's most scenic routes are also the shortest. These seven trips offer stunning vistas, classic cars and relaxing rides — and they're all less than 115 miles long (one way).