The most scenic train rides across America

There’s something magical about riding trains and experiencing the mountains, prairies, deserts, even the big cities, from the comfort of a railcar. It’s no wonder Americans have a love affair with train travel.

Whether you have a few hours or more than a week, you can explore much of the United States by train. Here are a few of our top picks to help you respond to the siren call of the rails.

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