All ABoard! Visit all 50 By train
All Aboard! Traveling by train allows you see so much of our beautiful country. The train can take you through areas that you cannot go through by car and doesn't require any gas station stops! Get on and enjoy the ride! If you have rode on a train in each of the fifty states please let us know so we can add you to our Record Holders and offer you a free membership.
AMTRAK stops in 46 states
Planning a trip to all the states by train is quite the endeavor. Amtrak has stops in 46 states - but many of the trips originate out of main hubs in Chicago and northeast coast cities like New York and Washington D.C. Therefore visiting the 46 states in one trip would require some serious backtracking. Here are some trains that visit the most states. .
Crescent – New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama (only train to Alabama), Mississippi, Louisiana
Silver Service – New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania
Empire Builder – Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois
Vermonter – Washington D.C,. Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Massachussetts, Vermont (only train to Vermont)
Capitol Limited -(Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Washington D.C
Southwest Chief - Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, California (Los Angeles)
Read the Travel Goal Getter blog about our ride on the Southwest Chief.
California Zephyr - Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, California (San Francisco)
Northeast Corridor – Acela Express - Washington D.C. Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island (only train to Rhode Island), 6 states
City of New Orleans – Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee (only train to Tennessee), Mississippi, Louisiana, 5 states
Texas Eagle – Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas (only train to Arkansas), Texas. Connect to Heartland Flyer to go to Oklahoma - 5 states
Downeaster - Maine (only train to Maine), New Hampshire, Massachussetts, 3 states
Michigan Services - Chicago to Michigan
Hiwatha - Chicago to Wisconsin
What states can you NOt get to by train?
You may not be able to take a train TO these states, but once you are there you can certainly take some great train trips.
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