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

Reasons to Ride

All events
3/23/2019 - 4/6/2019


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.

White House, Green Building

Little Rock, AR
thru Mar 24
Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave

White House Collection of American Crafts

Little Rock, AR
thru Mar 31
Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave

Pandas

Austin, TX
thru Aug 31
Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Working to help pandas avoid extinction.

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.

Thoroughbred season

Hot Springs, AR
thru May 4
Oaklawn Jockey Club
57 racing dates total. Final week is Racing Festival of the South.

Hill Country Flyer

Austin, TX
thru May 30
401 E Whitestone Blvd, Cedar Park
Saturdays only, train trip from Cedar Park to Burnett and return

Arizona Renaissance Festival

Phoenix--Metro Center, AZ
thru Mar 31
12601 E Hwy 60, Apache Junction
Sat-Sun, plus President's Day

Dallas Blooms

Dallas, TX
thru Apr 7
Dallas Arboretum
9:00a-5:00p daily. 400,000 blooming bulbs and numerous other flowering plants.

Why This Valley?

Arcadia, MO
thru Apr 30
Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site, 118 Maple St
Artifacts pertaining to this valley's natural resources and their use in the 1800s and early 1900s

55 Years

Dallas, TX
thru Aug 4
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, 411 Elm St
Visual timeline of JFK's image over the last five decades.

LMFA Student Invitational

Longview, TX
thru Mar 23
Longview Museum of Fine Arts, 215 E Tyler

Thoroughbred Racing Season

Oklahoma City, OK
thru Jun 1
Remington Park
Thursday-Sunday only.

Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo

Austin, TX
thru Mar 30
Travis County Expo Center (Decker Lane)
Rodeo, carnival, livestock show & festival.

Chicagoland Flower and Garden Show

Chicago, IL
thru Mar 24
Navy Pier Festival Halls A-B
10am-8pm Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm Sun. Admission: Adult $14, child $6.

YMBL South Texas State Fair

Beaumont, TX
thru Mar 31
Ford Park, 5115 IH 10 S

Nacogdoches Pro Rodeo and Steer Show

Nacogdoches, TX
thru Mar 23
Nacogdoches County Expo Center, 3806 NW Stallings Drive

Food and Wine Festival

Dallas, TX
thru Mar 23
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Rd

Missouri Whitewater Championships

Arcadia, MO
thru Mar 24
Millstream Gardens, Fredericktown, MO

Louisiana Derby

New Orleans, LA
Mar 23
Fair Grounds Race Course, 1751 Gentilly Blvd
Grade II Thoroughbred race

Wurstfest

Hermann, MO
Mar 23-24
Stone Hill Pavilion and Hermannhof Festhalle
Music, craft demonstrations, contests, Wiener Dog Derby - celebrating Hermann's 160 years of sausage making

Six Flags St. Louis season

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

Alton Half Marathon

Alton, IL
Mar 23
Alton Amphitheater, 1 Henry St

Skechers Performance LA Marathon

Los Angeles, CA
Mar 24
Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica Pier
Route passes through Leimert Park--the historic heart of the African-American community, as well as Little Ethiopia, Koreatown, Hancock Park and downtown.

Dallas Auto Show

Dallas, TX
Mar 27-31
Dallas Convention Center

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

New Orleans, LA
Mar 27-31
HQ: Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, 616 Saint Peter St
Master classes, symposia, Cooks & Books festival

Royals homestand

Kansas City, MO
Mar 28 - Apr 3
Kauffman Stadium
3 vs Chicago White Sox, 2 vs Minnesota

Urban Music Festival

Austin, TX
Mar 29-30
Auditorium Shores

E.T. - The ExtraTerrestrial in Concert

Oklahoma City, OK
Mar 29-30
Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra, Civic Center

E.T. - The ExtraTerrestrial in Concert

Oklahoma City, OK
Mar 29-30
Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra, Civic Center

Texarkana Coin Show

Texarkana, AR
Mar 29-30
Texarkana Convention Center
40 tables

Taste of Ardmore

Ardmore, OK
Mar 29
Downtown Ardmore, between C and Washington Sts.
Food and entertainment from area restaurants.

The American Passion Play

Bloomington [Normal], IL
Mar 30 - Apr 27
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, 100 E Mulberry St
Dramatization of Jesus' entire three-year ministry. Oldest continually performed passion play in USA. Five weekend performances. All seats $25.

Mineola Main Street Amtrak Wine Festival

Mineola, TX
Mar 30-31
Amtrak Station - Mineola Transportation Complex
Overnight Amtrak trip to Ft. Worth on private wine & craft beer party cars

Boeing Railroad Club - Show and Swap Meet

St. Louis, MO
Mar 30
Lincoln Square Village
10:00a-3:00p. Children under 12 free.

Spring Tour of Homes

Little Rock, AR
Mar 30
Albert Pike Hotel Ballroom, 701 Scott St
$20/person

Zilker Park ABC Kite Festival

Austin, TX
Mar 31
Zilker Park
One of the nation's oldest kite-flying events.

PGA Valero Texas Open

San Antonio, TX
Apr 1-7
TPC San Antonio
4th oldest golf competition in the USA, 3rd oldest on the PGA Tour.

Texas Rangers homestand

Dallas, TX
Apr 1-3
Globe Life Park, in Arlington
3 vs Houston

Dodgers homestand

Los Angeles, CA
Apr 1-3
Dodger Stadium
vs San Francisco

Satchmo Summerfest

New Orleans, LA
Apr 2-4
Jackson Square
Music festival honoring New Orleans native Louis Armstrong, nicknamed Satchmo.

Yuma County Fair

Yuma, AZ
Apr 2-7
Fairground, 2520 E 32nd St
Children 6 and under free.

Austin International Poetry Festival

Austin, TX
Apr 4-7
downtown Austin
200 poets from Texas and around world convene to read their poetry.

Cardinals homestand

St. Louis, MO
Apr 4-11
Busch Stadium
v. San Diego, Los Angeles Dodgers

Wisconsin Film Festival

Madison--South, WI
Apr 4-11
9 Madison theaters
Roughly 200 independent American and world cinema (narrative, documentary, animated, experimental, shorts), restorations and revivals, and locally made pictures from Wisconsin filmmakers.

Dodgers homestand

Oklahoma City, OK
Apr 4-8
Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark
5 vs San Antonio

White Sox homestand

Chicago, IL
Apr 4-10
US Cellular Field
3 v Seattle, 3 v Tampa Bay

Arizona Diamondbacks homestand

Maricopa, AZ
Apr 4-14
Chase Field, Phoenix
(3 v Red Sox, 2 v Rangers, 4 v Padres

GO! St. Louis Marathon and Family Fitness Weekend

St. Louis, MO
Apr 5-7
Start and end at the riverfront, on the Arch grounds
Events include marathon, half marathon, USA Women's National Marathon Championship, 2004 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, kids' run.

Worldfest - Houston Independent International Film Festival

Houston, TX
Apr 5-14
AMC Studio 30, 2949 Dunvale
Nation's 3rd oldest international film festival

Medieval Fair of Norman

Norman, OK
Apr 5-7
Reaves Park (Jenkins Ave. & Hwy 9)

Astros homestand

Houston, TX
Apr 5-10
Minute Maid Park
3 vs Oakland, 3 vs New York Yankees


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