train vacations

Why Take a Scenic Train Ride this Fall?

Scenic train rides in the fall bring color and light to train vacations. When the leaves begin to change towards the end of September and peak in October, that’s the perfect time to take a rail vacation. There are so many sites and parks to see, and many train vacations are all-inclusive with trips to famous National parks that become a sea of reds, golds, and oranges during the fall months. Continue reading “Why Take a Scenic Train Ride this Fall?” »

Take a Train Vacation to Branson, Missouri

Take a train vacation to Branson, Missouri.

Did you know that Branson, Missouri is within a day’s drive for 50 percent of the U.S. population? Due to its proximity and attractions along Highway 76, Branson has become a popular tourist destination for people from all regions of the country.  Known as a “rubber tire” destination, the majority of visitors to Branson arrive by cars, RVs and tour buses. However, not all of the tourists come on wheels! Another popular, and more romanticized, way to travel is by rail tours. Companies such as America by Rail offer Branson tours that take visitors directly to Branson. They also provide tours to many other desirable destinations scattered across the country.

Visitors many use all kinds of transportation to get to Branson, but what do they all do when they arrive? Below are five popular visitor attractions with rave reviews worth checking out while in town.

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