• St. Paul/Minneapolis
  • Milwaukee
  • Chicago
7 hours 24 minutes Daily

Roll past gentle hills and picturesque farmland between the bustling hubs of Chicago and the Twin Cities. Scale Sugar Loaf Bluff in Winona and watch the Mighty Mississippi roll by. Dive into family fun in the Dells and sample culture, curds and a tall cold one in Milwaukee.

Features & Amenities

Amenities vary by train.

Accommodations vary by train.

Borealis Cafe Menu

Downloadable menus are updated regularly, but menu items and prices are subject to change and may be different from what is available onboard.

Take your small dog or cat along with you on the train. Before you go, learn more about the types of pets allowed, pet reservations and fares, approved pet carriers and additional details.

See the Complete Pet Program Guidelines

Glide past the red barns and green pastures of America’s Dairyland, where rolling hills give way to towering limestone bluffs that rise above the Mississippi. Discover the heart of the Upper Midwest as Amtrak takes you from the Windy City’s wide avenues to some of America’s most charming small town Main Streets.

“…Nothing that picks you up in its arms and so gently, almost lovingly, cradles you as do these southwestern Wisconsin hills.” — Frank Lloyd Wright