Here are 5 ways to start planning your train vacation from home

Here are 5 ways to start planning your train vacation from home

Are you a little bit tired of spending so much time at home that it makes you want to travel more? I get it. Planning the perfect vacation takes time and thought. There’s no better time to start planning than right now. Use your spare time to plan your next train vacation. Here are 5 ways to plan your next train vacation at home. All aboard!

Select the destination

It can be hard to choose a destination among the many beautiful places in the US. Imagine yourself in a beautiful national park, or taking in the ocean breeze. Traveling outside of our own backyards is a treat in these times. Glacier National Park and Grand Canyon are my top three bucket list destinations in the US. Yosemite is also on my list. These national parks are a great place to take in the majestic pine trees, beautiful landscapes, and be surrounded by mountains. Amtrak Vacations offers hundreds of vacation packages that will suit every traveler, whether you’re looking for a quick getaway or a full immersion in nature. You can also contact one of our rail experts if you have any difficulties narrowing down your destination.

Find out the route

A journey by train is a great option for those looking to experience a unique bucket-list travel experience. You will experience a journey unlike any other from the moment you step onto the train and travel down the narrow corridor to the panoramic windows in the Observation car. You can get an idea of how this journey will look if you look at the train route to your destination. If you are having difficulty choosing a destination, this can help you to visualize where the train will take you. Join us for a live webinar presentation to learn more about the train’s route and the experience onboard.

Choose Accommodations

You can customize your train travel accommodations to suit your needs, so that the journey is as enjoyable as possible. You can choose between standard and first-class rail travel. For overnight trips, you have the option of a variety of accommodation options. Amtrak’s Roomette is a great option for overnight travel. Amtrak’s Roomette provides a variety of amenities to ensure your comfort and privacy. These include temperature controls, lighting, temperature control, light switches, storage nooks and outlets for all your devices. You are effectively staying in a hotel by having your own room.

Seek out special offers

Once you have chosen a destination and know the route, you can look into special offers for that destination. You can save big by taking advantage of special deals and discounts at some of the most popular US destinations. This is a great opportunity to get discounts on hotels or other accommodation for your next trip.

Plan your activities

Research the most popular activities in your destination. You can make a list of the activities and places you would like to visit while on vacation. You may also want to create a schedule for when you will be doing these activities. Amtrak Vacations has researched all available vacation packages, including sightseeing tours and other activities that you might want to enjoy at your destination. No matter where you are, guided sightseeing tours can help you make the most of your vacation. Although it may sound impossible to imagine your perfect vacation, it is possible. Our Rail Specialists can help you create a vacation that is perfect for you. Contact us today to find out more!

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