City Guides & Walking Tours

Amtrak transports you directly to the heart of most major cities. All of these exciting destinations offer a wealth of entertainment options waiting right outside the station doors. Start exploring with the help of our handy neighborhood guides.

New York City

Step off the train smack dab in the middle of Manhattan at Penn Station in the heart of the city. Times Square. Shopping. Museums. They're all nearby and easily accessible by foot, taxi or subway.

New York City Neighborhood Guide

St. Louis, MO

Arrive by train right downtown and head over to the iconic Gateway Arch and the mighty Mississippi. Then, take in a game, dig in to some barbecue or visit one of the city's first-class museums.

St. Louis Attractions
St. Louis Neighborhood Guide

Boston, MA

Step off the train within walking distance of some of the most historic sites of the country and discover why Boston is one of the best American cities to explore on foot.

Boston Neighborhood Guide

Philadelphia, PA

Step off the train in the middle of the City of Brotherly Love and find great things to do see and do for the whole family within easy reach of the station.

Things to Do in Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Neighborhood Guide

Chicago, IL

Arrive in this truly toddlin' town minutes from great Michigan Avenue shopping, unparalleled museums and some of the best architecture and theater America has to offer.

Greatest Attractions in Chicago
Chicago Neighborhood Guide

Washington, DC

Arrive minutes away from the National Mall, US Congress, White House, Supreme Court and a multitude of world-class museums, monuments, restaurants and galleries.

Best Washington, DC, Attractions
Washington, DC Neighborhood Guide

Milwaukee, WI

Arrive by train in the middle of Wisconsin's largest city for some beer and a baseball game. Or take in one of the city's famous festivals or stroll through its stunning museums.

Milwaukee Neighborhood Guide

Los Angeles, CA

Start at historic Union Station in the center of this vibrant metropolis and discover a city packed with stunning museums, world-class architecture and iconic attractions not to be missed.

Explore LA Attractions
Los Angeles Neighborhood Guide

Montreal, Quebec

Arrive in the center of the city ready to experience Montreal's contagious joie de vivre. Explore the historic district, dine at one of the many fabulous restaurants, take in a museum or shop 'til you drop — it's up to you.

Montreal Neighborhood Guide

San Diego, CA
Arrive in the heart of downtown ready for adventure. Museums, restaurants, sports venues, cultural attractions and maritime activities await in this vibrant city with the Pacific Ocean at its back door.

Attractions in San Diego
San Diego Neighborhood Guide

Seattle, WA
See for yourself just how close the sites, smells and sounds of the jewel of the Pacific Northwest are to the Amtrak King Street Station.

Things to Do in Seattle, WA
Seattle Neighborhood Guide

Portland, OR
Pull into town near the fashionable Pearl District and just minutes from Pioneer Square, then explore by foot or on the city's world-class mass transit system.

Portland Neighborhood Guide