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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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