From Moab to Denver, Vancouver to Toronto and Anchorage to Fairbanks, these train routes shouldn’t be missed
By Lindsay Rogers, https://twitter.com/lndsrgrs
There’s something quintessentially American about a train journey.
Perhaps it harkens back to the first transcontinental railroad, which not only drastically shifted our perception of the U.S. — hello, sprawling, fertile, almost annoyingly beautiful landmass east of the Mississippi — but revolutionized commercial transportation, too.
Recently, train travel has seen a bit of a resurgence on the luxury, leisure end of the spectrum. Perhaps it has to do with a push toward more sustainable travel methods, or maybe it’s due to the ability to book last minute, lending itself to moments of spontaneity.
I suspect the overall desire for slower, more meaningful travel as a direct consequence of the pandemic also plays a role.