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Reasons to Ride

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7/5/2020 - 7/19/2020


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.

Dining at Miller's Pub

Chicago, IL
thru Feb 21
134 South Wabash
A Chicago dining tradition since 1935.

First Monday Trade Days

Mineola, TX
thru Nov 1
First Monday Park, Kaufman at Capitol, in Canton
Thu-Sun, sunup to sundown. World's largest outdoor market, open ONLY the weekend prior to first Monday of each month, rain or shine.

Tour Shakespeare Ghost Town

Lordsburg, NM
thru Nov 15
Shakespeare Ghost Town (3mi SW)
Tour ghost town only on Mar 14-15, Apr 11-12, May 9-10, Jun 13-14, July 11-12, Aug 8-9, Sep 12-13, Oct 10-11, Nov 14-15

Grant Park Music Festival

Chicago, IL
thru Aug 15
Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park
Free outdoor classical music series; see website for schedule dates.

Shakespeare Festival of Dallas

Dallas, TX
thru Aug 2
Samuell-Grand Amphitheater, 1500 Tennison
See website for specific shows and dates.

Viva El Paso

El Paso, TX
thru Jul 27
McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre
Friday and Saturday eveningsm 8pm

Texas Shakespeare Festival

Longview, TX
thru Jul 26
Kilgore College, Turk Fine Arts Center (12 mi SW)
Four plays produced in repertory, Thu-Sun on the main stage. Check website for performance dates.

Illinois Shakespeare Festival

Bloomington [Normal], IL
thru Aug 8
Ewing Cultural Center, Bloomington
As You Like It, Julius Caesar, Pride and Prejudice

Cardinals homestand

St. Louis, MO
thru Jul 5
Busch Stadium
4 vs WSH, 3 vs MIL

Dodgers homestand

Los Angeles, CA
thru Jul 5
Dodger Stadium
4 vs CIN, 3 vs MIA

Diamondbacks homestand

Phoenix--Metro Center, AZ
thru Jul 5
Chase Field
3 vs CIN

Round Rock Express homestand

Taylor, TX
thru Jul 7
Dell Diamond
4 vs OKC

Missions homestand

San Antonio, TX
thru Jul 7
Wolff Stadium
4 vs NAS

Bye Bye Birdie

Little Rock, AR
Jul 7-26
Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St

Astros homestand

Houston, TX
Jul 7-12
Minute Maid Park
3 vs PHL, 3 vs DET

Taste of Chicago

Chicago, IL
Jul 8-12
Grant Park
Annual festival showcasing Chicago's best food and entertainment.

Arkansas Travelers homestand

Little Rock, AR
Jul 8-13
Dickey-Stephens Park, North Little Rock
3 vs Frisco, 3 vs Corpus Christi

Dodgers homestand

Oklahoma City, OK
Jul 8-12
Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark
5 vs NAS

Sugar Creek Arts Festival

Bloomington [Normal], IL
Jul 11-12
Uptown Normal (6 blk area on north side of station)
Juried art show (130 artists), food, music performances

Heart of Illinois Fair

Peoria, IL
Jul 14-18
Expo Gardens

Round Rock Express homestand

Taylor, TX
Jul 16-19
Dell Diamond
4 vs IOW

Missions homestand

San Antonio, TX
Jul 16-26
Wolff Stadium
4 vs OMA, 4 vs RR, 3 vs MEM

Dane County Fair

Madison--South, WI
Jul 16-19
Alliant Energy Center

Dodgers homestand

Los Angeles, CA
Jul 16-22
Dodger Stadium
4 vs SF, 3 vs MIL

Sanderson Snake Days

Sanderson, TX
Jul 17-19
various locations
Vendors, presentations, gatherings, and field herping. Celebrating West Texas's reptile and amphibian diversity.

Cardinals homestand

St. Louis, MO
Jul 17-26
Busch Stadium
3 vs NYY, 3 vs SF, 4 vs CHC

Diamondbacks homestand

Phoenix--Metro Center, AZ
Jul 17-22
Chase Field
3 vs MIA, 3 vs MIN

Taylor Rodeo

Taylor, TX
Jul 17-18
Wilco Events Center
Nonprofit open event, presented by Taylor Rodeo Association. Admission.

Medici Craft Beer and Jazz Street Fair

Bloomington [Normal], IL
Jul 18
Uptown Normal on North Street
Featuring over 45 craft beers, many of which are limited release or products not typically available in Central Illinois.


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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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