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These Are the 12 Most Scenic Train Rides in the U.S.

Oprah Magazine Logo By Nadine Jolie Courtney of Oprah Magazine | Slide 1 of 13: Before first class and private jets, the most stylish way to travel across America was by train. On luxuriously appointed cars, passengers enjoyed refined amenities and attentive service while taking in spectacular vistas that ranged from snow-covered peaks and dense forests to sandy desertscapes and the sparkling ocean. The beautiful surroundings remain-and, in some cases, via train is the best way to experience them.

Before first class and private jets, the most stylish way to travel across America was by train. On luxuriously appointed cars, passengers enjoyed refined amenities and attentive service while taking in spectacular vistas that ranged from snow-covered peaks and dense forests to sandy desertscapes and the sparkling ocean. The beautiful surroundings remain-and, in some cases, via train is the best way to experience them.

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