Train offering coach seats and private rooms, with direct service in 43 cities between Chicago and Los Angeles

Reasons to Ride

All events
8/16/2018 - 8/30/2018

There's always something worth seeing in the cities served by the Texas Eagle, Heartland Flyer, Sunset Limited, Missouri River Runner trains and connecting service. And because the Amtrak station is usually downtown, you'll arrive at the center of everything. Or very close to it.

Schlitterbahn Summer Season

San Marcos, TX
thru Sep 16
305 W Austin St, New Braunfels TX
Open weekends Mar 30 -Sep 16, daily May 11-Aug 26.

Grant Park Music Festival

Chicago, IL
thru Aug 18
Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park
Free outdoor classical music series; see website for schedule dates.

Illinois State Fair

Springfield, IL
thru Aug 19
State Fairgrounds

Missouri State Fair

Sedalia, MO
thru Aug 19
State Fairgrounds

Maricopa Rams v. Tempe McClintock

Maricopa, AZ
Aug 17
MHS football field


Austin, TX
Aug 18
Congress Ave. Bridge Bat Colony, Congress Avenue at Cesar Chavez
Arts and crafts, musical performances, and bat watching.

Round Rock Express homestand

Taylor, TX
Aug 21-30
Dell Diamond
v. Nashville, New Orleans, Memphis

Great American Duck Race

Deming, NM
Aug 23-26
Courthouse Park and other downtown locations
Games, entertainment, food, and duck races in a carnival atmosphere.

Los Angeles City Birthday

Los Angeles, CA
Aug 25
El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument
Los Pobladores - Walk to Los Angeles reeenacts the original walk of Spanish settlers from San Gabriel. Artisan demonstrations, exhibits, food, and entertainment.

AIA Sandcastle Competition

Galveston, TX
Aug 25
East Beach
80-team competition: architects, desginers, engineers and contractors

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Bring a group and save

Organizing a caravan to a big event? Amtrak offers special group rates and arrangements--all the way up to a private car!

Planning a convention or business meeting? Add Amtrak to your list of "official carriers"! We can arrange special discounted fares for your group, with an exclusive code just like the airlines. What's more, the Amtrak station is often an easy walk or a short cab fare from popular meeting venues. Give your attendees another convenient transportation choice.

For information on group sales, charters and convention/meeting packages, contact the Texas Eagle product line at 1-800-669-8509.

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