What Are Some Vacation Options in Texas for Train Enthusiasts?


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Some vacations for train enthusiasts in Texas include various tours on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad or with the Texas Eagle Amtrak train. This includes trips through Texas and the surrounding areas.

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The Grapevine Vintage Railroad has three trips during the year, including a train trip to the Historic Stockyards, the Stockyards Trinity River Ride and the Grapevine Fun Trains on Saturdays. There are also Christmas Wine Trains each year during December. This is for adults only and includes wine, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

The Texas Eagle is an Amtrak train that departs or arrives in different parts of Texas. Some tours go through Texas on their way to other destinations. Some of the vacations with the Texas Eagle include the Heartland Flyer that goes from Oklahoma City to Fort Worth, Sunset Limited going through New Orleans to Los Angeles, and the Missouri River runner going from Kansas City to St. Louis.

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