<![CDATA[Amtrak Whistle Stop]]> en-us Fri Oct 31 19:33:18 EDT 2014 Weblog Editor 2.0 <![CDATA[Earth-Friendly Travel on the Auto Train]]> It's no secret, the Auto Train is one of the easiest ways to take your vehicle with you on your trip without all the hassles that come along with long-distance driving. Riding the Auto Train saves its passengers money on gas and time stuck in traffic on congested roads, lending a helping hand to the earth along the way.

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<![CDATA[Amtrak Recycles]]> Eco-savvy Amtrak riders know the value of recycling materials that would otherwise become waste into useful resources. Amtrak is committed to making recycling an integral part of train travel and strives to protect the environment and conserve its resources by reusing material, recycling waste and preventing pollution. Here are just some of the ways Amtrak recycles every day.

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<![CDATA[Amtrak Whistle Stop > Rider Memories]]> <![CDATA[Amtrak Whistle Stop > About Whistle Stop]]> <![CDATA[Amtrak Whistle Stop > Facts, Etc.]]> Read the fascinating stories, facts, tidbits and general stuff we like to talk about here at Amtrak.

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<![CDATA[Amtrak Whistle Stop > Feature Stories]]> <![CDATA[Onboard Photo Tips]]> Helpful Hints to Help You Capture Every Memorable Moment

Amtrak trains pass through some of the country's most beautiful scenery as they criss-cross their way across America. Here are some tips to help you capture your memories of the people and sights you see as you ride the rails.

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<![CDATA[Privacy Policy | Amtrak Whistle Stop]]> <![CDATA[Amtrak Whistle Stop > Travel with Amtrak for a Greener Environment]]> <![CDATA[Celebrate Earth Day Every Day]]> Learn Some Simple Actions that will Help Combat Climate Change

Earth Day was started in 1970 as a day to shine a light on the state of our environment, but has evolved into a world-wide campaign to protect our planet. On April 22, celebrate our world: get involved and help create a healthier planet. Take a ride on Amtrak to travel greener and visit the links below to learn more.

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<![CDATA[Dining Car Deliciousness | Amtrak Whistle Stop]]> Simple Savory Goodness Found in Amtrak Salmon and Steak Dinners

The all meals included with Sleeping Car accommodations benefit quickly became our favorite train travel perk. My friends and I took note of other advantages as well, namely; that traveling by train was much more casual and hassle-free than airline travel, and it'll win over those really long car drives any day of the month.

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<![CDATA[Our Beautiful Train Journey from the High Deserts to the Lush Bay Area]]> Why the Train is Better Than Any Other Mode of Transportation

It was going to be a family gathering in Monterey, California. These affairs aren't always so joyous in my family so I decided I was going to have a good time getting there and back - I was taking Amtrak. It started out in Albuquerque, which I had to drive to because there's no passenger rail service in the Texas Panhandle where I live.

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<![CDATA[Destination Montreal]]> How to Savor the Flavor in Just One Day

Journeying to Montreal via the Adirondack, one of the country's prettiest rail routes, is a splendid prelude to the bounty that lies ahead. For upon arrival, I discover that Montreal is an enchanting feast of culture, art and cuisine, flavored with a bilingual population who are delightfully welcoming.

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<![CDATA[Unexplored Points of View | Amtrak Whistle Stop]]> High Plains and Headspace on the Empire Builder

I boarded the train from Chicago to Portland, preparing to retrace the route I'd traveled just three days earlier and surprised to realize that what I was craving most wasn't a second look at the snow-covered Rockies or Oregon's striking Columbia Gorge, but the stark plains of eastern Montana and North Dakota. On the trip east, I couldn't wait to get out of the Northern Plains. Then the train reached the outskirts of Minneapolis and I'd felt an unexpected twinge of loss for all that emptiness.

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<![CDATA["America's in Training" — The Next Generation]]> 25 Years in the Making

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<![CDATA[Riding All Amtrak Routes]]> If Amtrak Goes There, I've been There!

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<![CDATA[Train of the Month: Auto Train]]> <![CDATA[Train of the Month: City of New Orleans]]>