Booking your first scenic train ride is so exciting! It’s a bucket list experience. And as someone who has taken multiple, I have many tips for first-time Amtrak riders and train travel hacks.
But first, I want you to take a deep breath. Riding a train for the first time freaks some people out if they’re used to flying. However, the extra hours are not as long as they seem.
Bringing things to do and understanding how to book the ride is critical to a great experience. I’m here to make your ride smoother. So these are the best tips for first-time Amtrak riders.