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

Reasons to Ride

All events
9/19/2019 - 10/3/2019


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.

Dining at The Berghoff

Chicago, IL
thru Jan 10
17 West Adams (5 blk. east of Union Station)
A Chicago tradition. Hours 11am-9pm Mon-Sat.

Elevated Architecture-Chicago's South Side by El

Chicago, IL
thru Jan 14
Chicago Architectural Foundation, 224 S. Michigan
$26 plus CTA ticket; see website for tour details

Dining at Miller's Pub

Chicago, IL
thru Jan 17
134 South Wabash
A Chicago dining tradition since 1935.

Six Flags St. Louis season

Kirkwood, MO
thru Dec 31
Six Flags St. Louis, 4841 Six Flags Rd
Open weekends April March 23-Dec 31, daily May 15-Aug 13. .

Magic Springs Theme Park

Hot Springs, AR
thru Nov 3
Magic Springs
Open weekends Apr 6-Nov 3, daily May 27-Aug 11

Motown: The Sound of Young America

Austin, TX
thru Jan 26
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, 2313 Red River St
Exhibit celebrating 60th anniversary of the birth of Motown Records

The American Royal

Kansas City, MO
thru Dec 8
American Royal Center
Livestock show, 4 horse shows, rodeo, top concerts, barbecue, parade

L. A. County Fair

Pomona, CA
thru Sep 22
Fairplex
Wed-Sun each week

Kansas City Renaissance Festival

Kansas City, MO
thru Oct 14
126th St. & Parallel Pkwy, Bonner Springs, KS
7-weekend event, plus Labor Day and Columbus Day

Million Dollar Quartet

Little Rock, AR
thru Oct 6
Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St

Oklahoma State Fair

Oklahoma City, OK
thru Sep 22
Fairgrounds (junction of I-44 and I-40)
Rodeo, concerts, midway and carnival.

Four States Fair and Rodeo

Texarkana, AR
thru Sep 22
Four States Fair Grounds

Cubs homestand

Chicago, IL
thru Sep 22
Wrigley Field
3 vs Pittsburgh, 3 vs Cincinnati, 4 vs St Louis

Dodgers homestand

Los Angeles, CA
thru Sep 24
Dodger Stadium
2 vs Tampa Bay, 3 vs Colorado

Astros homestand

Houston, TX
thru Sep 22
Minute Maid Park
2 vs Texas, 3 vs Los Angeles Angles

Verde Canyon Railroad - Ales on Rails

Maricopa, AZ
thru Oct 31
300 N Broadway, Clarksdale AZ
11am-5pm train ride featuring Arizona craft beers

Beatles at the Ridge Music Festival

Walnut Ridge, AR
Sep 20-21
Abbey Road, downtown Walnut Ridge
3 stages, music and fun for all ages

Antique Alley Fall Yard Sale

Cleburne, TX
Sep 20-22
FM4 - Cleburne to Maypearl
25 mile shopping/flea market extravaganza along FM4 highway.

Great Forest Park Balloon Race

St. Louis, MO
Sep 20-21
World's Fair Pavilion, Forest Park
Balloon glow on Friday, race on Saturday.

Pecan Street Fall Festival

Austin, TX
Sep 21-22
East Sixth Street, between Congress and IH 35
Musicians, food vendors, arts & crafts.

TCU v. SMU

Fort Worth, TX
Sep 21
Amon Carter Stadium

Texas v. Oklahoma State

Austin, TX
Sep 21
Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

Arizona State v. Colorado

Tempe, AZ
Sep 21
Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe

Illinois State v. Northern Arizona

Bloomington [Normal], IL
Sep 21
Hancock Stadium

UTEP v. Nevada

El Paso, TX
Sep 21
Sun Bowl

Wisconsin v. Michigan

Madison--UW, WI
Sep 21
Camp Randall Stadium

Abraham Lincoln National Railsplitting Festival

Lincoln, IL
Sep 21-22
American Legion Building and Logan County Fairgrounds
Historical and craft displays, railsplitting, log rolling and crosscut saw contests

Arizona Diamondbacks homestand

Maricopa, AZ
Sep 23-29
Chase Field, Phoenix
3 v Cardinals, 3 v Padres

Texas Rangers homestand

Dallas, TX
Sep 24-30
Globe Life Park, in Arlington
3 vs Boston, 3 vs New York Yankees

Royals homestand

Kansas City, MO
Sep 24-29
Kauffman Stadium
2 vs Atlanta, 3 vs Minnesota

Southwest District Livestock Show

Hope, AR
Sep 24-28
Fair Park Coliseum, 1000 Jones St
Livestock show and fair

White Sox homestand

Chicago, IL
Sep 24-29
US Cellular Field
3 v Cleveland, 3 v DEtroit

Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival and Fair

New Iberia, LA
Sep 25-29
Various locations
Activities include boat parade, street fair, fireworks, crowning of King Sucrose and Queen Sugar.

International Route 66 Mother Road Festival

Springfield, IL
Sep 27-29
Downtown Springfield
Classic vehicles, free live entertainment, chili cook off and worlds largest sock hop.

Cardinals homestand

St. Louis, MO
Sep 27-29
Busch Stadium
v. Chicago Cubs

Peoria Fine Art Fair

Peoria, IL
Sep 27-29
Riverfront Festival Park, 200 NE Water St

State Fair of Texas

Dallas, TX
Sep 27 - Oct 20
Fair Park

Blackburn College Homecoming

Carlinville, IL
Sep 27-29
Blackburn College campus

Iron Horse Heritage Festival

Mineola, TX
Sep 27-28
Historic downtown Mineola
Features classic car show, live entertainment, art & crafts, food vendors, train exhibits, and carnival.

Big Dam Bridge 100 - Cycling Tour of Central Arkansas

Little Rock, AR
Sep 28
various

TCU v. Kansas

Fort Worth, TX
Sep 28
Amon Carter Stadium

Lincoln University v. Emporia State

Jefferson City, MO
Sep 28
Dwight T Reed Stadium

A Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine

Austin, TX
Sep 28-29
Burnet Community Center, 401 E Jackson St, Burnet, TX
25-min train ride with Thomas. 7:30a-7:00p.

Wisconsin v. Northwestern

Madison--UW, WI
Sep 28
Camp Randall Stadium

Chicago Half Marathon and 5K run

Chicago, IL
Sep 29
Jackson Park

UCM v. Missouri Southern

Warrensburg, MO
Sep 29
Audrey J Walton Stadium at Vernon Kennedy Field
Black Out theme


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