By Harvey Chipkin, Travel Pulse; August 8, 2018
Everyone, including children, loves a train—which is one of the reasons that rail-centered holidays are ideally suited for families and multigenerational travelers, said Jim Marini, vice president-sales for Amtrak Vacations.
Amtrak itself covers the U.S. in depth with more than 500 stations in 46 of the 48 continental states and 14 destinations in Canada. Last year, over 32 million people traveled with the railroad, up from 29 million just five years ago. If Amtrak were an airline, it would be the fifth largest, Marini said.