Most Scenic Train Rides in the World
The California Zephyr
Start Point Chicago, MI, USA
End Point Emeryville, CA, USA
The California Zephyr charts an epic journey across the American Midwest to the West Coast. Much of the trip cuts through endless corn fields not exactly the most exciting scenery. That is, until you hit Denver. From Denver to San Francisco, the Zephyr runs along the Colorado river and crosses the Rocky Mountains and Ruby Canyon. The scenery is dramatic and at the leisurely pace of 55mph, makes for one journey youll never forget.