The California Zephyr, USA. This is definitely one of the most exciting routes in whole North America. Encompassing seven states, the train takes off from Chicago and heads towards Emeryville in California, passing Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah and Nevada on the way. It is the same way that once took pioneering settlers towards the West Coast.
The passengers get an opportunity to admire wonderful sites through huge windows. From the Colorado River and canyons, to the Rockies, Moffat Tunnel, Sierra Nevada Mountains, San Pablo Bay and other sites – the landscape is constantly changing. Moreover an educational program that takes place on board “Trails&Rails” introduces travelers to the region’s natural and cultural heritage.
Why to go there?
A quick way to travel, that also provides one of the most picturesque rides you will ever have. Plus there is an opportunity to get to know more about the country and its history via the educational program.
When to go there?
All year round.
How to get there?
There are numerous stations in the mentioned states, so you can hop on board from various cities!