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Reasons to Ride

All events
7/19/2018 - 8/2/2018

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.

Texas Shakespeare Festival

Longview, TX
thru Jul 29
Kilgore College, Turk Fine Arts Center (12 mi SW)
Monthlong variety of Shakespeare productions. Check website for performance dates.

Illinois Shakespeare Festival

Bloomington [Normal], IL
thru Aug 10
Ewing Cultural Center, Bloomington
The Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry V, Shakespeare in Love

Dane County Fair

Madison--South, WI
Jul 19-22
Alliant Energy Center

Round Rock Express homestand

Taylor, TX
Jul 24-30
Dell Diamond
v. Tacoma, Reno

Viva Big Bend Music Festival

Alpine, TX
Jul 26-29
Alpine, Fort Davis, Marfa, Marathon, Lajitas
75 acts on 10 stages

Great Texas Balloon Race

Longview, TX
Jul 27-29
East Texas Regional Airport
80 hot air balloons, music, entertainment, arts and crafts.

The Goatneck Bike Ride

Cleburne, TX
Jul 28
starts at Cleburne High School
10K, 27K, 41K and 100K events

Summer's Night of Art and Jazz

Temple, TX
Jul 28
downtown Temple at 4th St. and Central Avenue
Come to downtown Temple for a fun night of Jazz and art under the stars! Enjoy art vendors from around the state, amazing food and some great Jazz musicians.

Logan County Fair

Lincoln, IL
Jul 29 - Aug 5
Logan County Fairgrounds, 409 N Jefferson

Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair

Jefferson City, MO
Jul 30 - Aug 4
Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds

Washington Town and Country Fair

Washington, MO
Aug 1-5
1400 N Park Drive, 1.2 mi W

McLean County Fair

Bloomington [Normal], IL
Aug 1-5
Interstate Center Fair Grounds

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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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