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See All Of America’s Most Beautiful Sights Via This $213 Train Ride!

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I like trains. Do you?

Many people see trains as the perfect way to travel. There’s just something special and soothing in travelling via train. Perhaps it is the lounge-like ambience, the sipping of tea in your own cabin, or simply the mesmerizing sound the train produces on its track.

Luckily for all of you who feel the same way, we’ve found a great USA travel opportunity that is perfect for people who want to see and experience America in great detail for a ridiculously small amount of money.

According to and the travel blogger Derek Low:

“You can take a scenic trip from coast-to-coast on Amtrak for as little as $213. Low conveys the beautiful trip from San Francisco to New York in great detail, describing everything from the food (pretty bland, to surprisingly good), to the multiple environments and landmarks he encountered.”

Watch the video below:

As you can see, one can travel through most of the continental US (3,397 miles across 11 states) for only $213.

“The trip from SF to Chicago can cost as little as $130 if you buy California Zephyr tickets,” say folks over at Thrillist, and add, “If you want to see more of the country, you can transfer to the Lake Shore Limited train for an additional $83, making your grand total an especially frugal $213.”

Frugal indeed!

Here are some of the mesmerizing sites you’ll get a chance to see/visit via this stunning yet cheap American journey:

  • The San Francisco Bay
  • The Sierra Nevada mountains
  • Donner Lake
  • Books Cliffs, Utah
  • Colorado River
  • Rolling hills in Kansas
  • Chicago skyline

Also check out: Top 5 Most Awesome Yet Affordable U.S. Destinations For Summer 2017!