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

Reasons to Ride

All events
5/21/2019 - 6/4/2019

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.


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.

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

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.

Thoroughbred Racing Season

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

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. .

Scarborough Faire

Dallas, TX
thru May 27
Waxahachie (25 mi S)
Events reenacting 16th Century Renaissance days. Sat-Sun and Memorial Day.

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

Schlitterbahn Summer Season

San Marcos, TX
thru Sep 14
305 W Austin St, New Braunfels TX
Open weekends May 4-Sep 14, daily May June 1-Aug 17

Texas Rangers homestand

Dallas, TX
thru May 22
Globe Life Park, in Arlington
3 vs St Louis, 3 vs Seattle

Arkansas Travelers homestand

Little Rock, AR
thru May 26
Dickey-Stephens Park, North Little Rock
3 vs NWA, 3 vs Springfield

PGA Charles Schwab Challenge

Fort Worth, TX
thru May 26
Colonial Country Club
Oldest PGA Tour event at its original location.

Cubs homestand

Chicago, IL
thru May 26
Wrigley Field
4 vs Philadeplhia, 3 vs Cincinnati

Astros homestand

Houston, TX
thru May 29
Minute Maid Park
4 vs Chicago White Sox, 3 vs Boston, 3 vs Chicago Cubs

Cardinals homestand

St. Louis, MO
May 21-26
Busch Stadium
v. Kansas City, Atlanta

The Sound of Music

Joliet, IL
May 22
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago St.

White Sox homestand

Chicago, IL
May 22 - Jun 2
US Cellular Field
3 v Kansas City, 4 v Cleveland

Washington High School Graduation

Washington, MO
May 23
Rauch Field

Cajun Heartland State Fair

Lafayette, LA
May 23 - Jun 2

Maricopa High School Graduation

Maricopa, AZ
May 23
Maricopa High School, 45012 W Honeycutt Ave

Nacogdoches High School Graduation

Nacogdoches, TX
May 24
Nacogdoches High School, 4310 Appleby Sand Rd

Mudbug Madness

Shreveport, LA
May 24-26
Festival Plaza on the riverfront
4-day celebration of crawfish and Cajun heritage

Deming High School Graduation

Deming, NM
May 24
Memorial Stadium

Cleburne High School Graduation

Cleburne, TX
May 24
Yellow Jacket Stadium, 1201 W Henderson

Ardmore High School Graduation

Ardmore, OK
May 24
Noble Stadium

Mineola High School Graduation

Mineola, TX
May 24
Mineola High School, 900 W Patten St

Royals homestand

Kansas City, MO
May 24-26
Kauffman Stadium
3 vs New York Yankees

Independence High School Graduation

Independence, MO
May 25
Community of Christ Auditorium
Chrisman, Truman, and Van Horn high schools

Sanderson High School Graduation

Sanderson, TX
May 25
Sanderson High School, 100 E Hackberry St

Chuck Wagon Festival

Oklahoma City, OK
May 25-26
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Petting zoo, Western crafts, re-enactors, square dancing, book signing.

Texas High School Graduation

Texarkana, AR
May 25
First Baptist Church, Moores Lane

UT Spring Commencement

Austin, TX
May 25
Frank Erwin Center, Gregory Gym and Recreational Sports Center

Memorial Day Parade

Chicago, IL
May 25
State Street from Lake to Van Buren
Parade begins 12 noon.

Opera Theatre of St. Louis season

St. Louis, MO
May 25 - Jun 30
Loretto-Hilton Center, 130 Edgar Rd in Webster Groves
Four operas performed in repertory.

Navy Pier Fireworks

Chicago, IL
May 25 - Aug 31
Navy Pier
Fireworks every Wed (930pm) and Sat (1015pm) evenings.

Bike the Drive

Chicago, IL
May 26
Grant Park, Lake Shore Drive from Hollywood to 57th St.
Car-free recreational bicycling; spectacular views of Chicago's lakefront.

Galesburg High School Graduation

Galesburg, IL
May 26
Galesburg High School, 1135 W Fremont St

Dodgers homestand

Los Angeles, CA
May 27 - Jun 2
Dodger Stadium
4 vs New York Mets, 3 vs Philadelphia

Arkansas High School Graduation

Texarkana, AR
May 28
Razorback Stadium

Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival

Sedalia, MO
May 29 - Jun 1
various venues, Historic Downtown Sedalia
Free concerts and festival honoring composer Scott Joplin.

Ball High School Graduation

Galveston, TX
May 30
Moody Gardens

Texas Rangers homestand

Dallas, TX
May 30 - Jun 9
Globe Life Park, in Arlington
4 vs Kansas City, 3 vs Baltimore, 3 vs Oakland

Missions homestand

San Antonio, TX
May 30 - Jun 2
Wolff Stadium
4 vs Omaha

Arkansas Travelers homestand

Little Rock, AR
May 31 - Jun 2
Dickey-Stephens Park, North Little Rock
3 vs Tulsa

Chicago Gospel Music Festival

Chicago, IL
May 31 - Jun 1
Millennium Park
Free festival featuring performances from top gospel acts.

Cardinals homestand

St. Louis, MO
May 31 - Jun 6
Busch Stadium
v. Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati

McGregor High School Graduation

McGregor, TX
May 31
McGregor High School Gymnasium

Vaile Strawberry Festival

Independence, MO
May 31 - Jun 1
Vaile Mansion, 1500 N Liberty
Antiques, crafts music, and strawberry treats . Tours of historic mansion for $6.

Alpine High School Graduation

Alpine, TX
May 31
Pete P. Gallego Center, SRSU campus

Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis

St. Louis, MO
May 31 - Jun 23
Forest Park
2019: Love's Labors Lost

Del Rio High School Graduation

Del Rio, TX
May 31
Del Rio High School, 100 Memorial Dr.

Gainesville High School Graduation

Gainesville, TX
May 31
UNT Coliseum, in Denton

San Marcos High School Graduation

San Marcos, TX
May 31
Strahan Coliseum, on the Texas State campus

Texas Numismatic Assn. Coin and Currency Show

Dallas, TX
May 31 - Jun 2
1200 Ballpark Way, Arlington TX 76013
9am-6pm Fri-Sat, 9am-3pm Sunday. $3 Admission.

Taylor High School Graduation

Taylor, TX
May 31
East Williamson County Event Center

Arizona Diamondbacks homestand

Maricopa, AZ
May 31 - Jun 5
Chase Field, Phoenix
3 v Mets, 3 v Dodgers

Tour de Rock

Little Rock, AR
Jun 1
Burns Park, North Little Rock

Temple High School Graduation

Temple, TX
Jun 1
Temple High School, 415 N 31st St

Garden Fair Weekend

Rockford, IL
Jun 1-2
Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden, 2701 Clifton Av

Arkansas Writer's Conference

Little Rock, AR
Jun 1
Hilton Garden Inn, 4100 Glover Ln, North Little Rock

Hot Springs Music Festival

Hot Springs, AR
Jun 2-15
various locations

Knox College Spring Commencement

Galesburg, IL
Jun 2
South Lawn of Old Main

International Carillon Festival

Springfield, IL
Jun 2-7
Thomas Rees Carillon (Washington Park)
Only event of its kind in the world.

Alpine Cowboys homestand

Alpine, TX
Jun 3-7
Kokernot Field, 400 Loop Rd, Alpine
White Sands Pupfish

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Bring a group and save

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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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