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Customization Options for Your Vacation

What options are available to customize my rail vacation?

Create the perfect train vacation designed exclusively for you, by you! It’s easy with our customization options. Decide where you want to start, where you want to go, which routes you want to take, how long you want to stay, and what you want to see and do. Use our convenient online booking tool for standard getaways or call our friendly rail vacation specialists for all other types of trips! Here’s how it works...

Start from any of the 500+ Amtrak stations across the United States

Regardless of where you want to go, you have the option of starting your journey from any of the over 500+ Amtrak train stations in 46 states across the country. Even the station closest to your hometown!

Choose a bedroom or roomette onboard the train

If your journey involves overnight travel on the train, you may wish to upgrade to a Roomette or Bedroom in an Amtrak Sleeping Car for the optimal onboard experience. Simply indicate which option when booking.

Add extra nights or add a city getaway

Choose your preferred length of stay in any of the hundreds of destinations we offer, even for multi-destination trips, for personalization and freedom within any itinerary. It’s easy to add extra nights, activities, and more.

Handpick your accommodations, activities, tours, and dining

In your chosen destinations, you’ll have the opportunity to book a variety of options and add-ons like a rental car, sightseeing tours, special attractions, or dining experiences at local, popular restaurants.

Combine itineraries or create your own

You may wish to combine two or more itineraries to maximize the sights you’ll see, the onboard adventures you’ll have, and the memories you’ll make. Or even take any of our vacations in reverse. The options are endless!

Featured Vacations with Upgrades

Can I add on additional sightseeing activities and/or additional hotel nights to one of my trips?

Yes, you can add additional sightseeing activities and/or hotel nights to most existing rail vacations we offer. There are a couple of ways to do this: On the website. You are able to view the Amtrak...

What's included in a private sleeping room?

In all rooms, daytime seating converts to beds at night. Electrical outlets, climate controls, reading lights, a small closet, and a fold-down table are all within easy reach. Bed linens and soap are...

What are the sleeping accommodations on the train like?

Amtrak trains traveling on long-distance routes typically use either two-level Superliner or one-level Viewliner trains. Both types of trains include rooms arranged in various configurations as well...

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