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The Ultimate Guide to Having a Great Train Vacation

Why you should ride the train cross-country, the best routes, what to pack, and more.
The Pacific Surfliner is just one of Amtrak’s many scenic routes. Photograph by Yury Miller/Alamy.

See below for reasons you should ride the rails for your next trip.

These articles appeared in the June 2018 issue of Washingtonian.

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Mary Melton

Mary Melton is a writer and editor in Los Angeles. On Twitter and Instagram, she’s @marymeltonla.