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Reasons to Ride

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11/17/2019 - 12/1/2019

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 Jan 1
Six Flags St. Louis, 4841 Six Flags Rd
Open weekends March 23-Jan 1, daily May 15-Aug 13.

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

St. Louis International Film Festival

St. Louis, MO
thru Nov 17
Various locations
Features, documentaries and short subjects from all over the world, with special emphasis on American independents, world cinema and prize-winning short subjects.

2019 Winter Chess Classic

St. Louis, MO
thru Nov 18
Chess Club and Scholastic Center, 4657 Maryland Ave.
Twenty players compete for $36,000 in prize money, in two 10-player round-robin tournaments.

Lone Star Film Festival

Fort Worth, TX
thru Nov 17
Sundance Square

Polar Express

Galveston, TX
thru Dec 29
Galveston Railroad Museum, 2602 Santa Fe Place
Christmas season train ride

Moody Gardens Festival of Lights

Galveston, TX
thru Jan 3
Moody Gardens, 1 Hope Blvd

Colorado River Crossing Balloon Festival

Yuma, AZ
Nov 22-24
Yuma Crossing national heritage area
Admission free, but donations requested.

Chicago Toy and Game Fair

Chicago, IL
Nov 23-24
Navy Pier
Preview, play and purchase the newest games and toys.

The Trains at NorthPark

Dallas, TX
Nov 23 - Jan 5, 2020
Level 2 near Nordstrom, 8687 N Central Expy
4,000-sq.ft display encompassing 1,600 ft of O-gauge track . Benefits Ronald McDonald House.

Arizona State v. Oregon

Tempe, AZ
Nov 23
Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe

Wisconsin v. Purdue

Madison--UW, WI
Nov 23
Camp Randall Stadium

McDonald's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Chicago, IL
Nov 28
State Street, between Congress and Randolph
8:00a-11:00a Estimated 1.5 million viewers, 400,000 on-street.

Capital One Bank Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot

Dallas, TX
Nov 28
Starts at Dallas City Hall
5K fun run/walk, 8-mile run.

TCU v. West Virginia

Fort Worth, TX
Nov 29
Amon Carter Stadium

Texas v. Texas Tech

Austin, TX
Nov 29
Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

Arizona State v. Arizona

Tempe, AZ
Nov 29
Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe

UTEP v. Rice

El Paso, TX
Nov 30
Sun Bowl

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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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