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AARP’s Top Picks: Scenic Train Trips in the U.S.

Stellar routes in Alaska, the Southwest, Cape Cod and beyond

En español | Amtrak offers some spectacular long-distance train journeys, but here's a little railroad-lover's secret: Many of America's most scenic routes are also the shortest. These seven trips offer stunning vistas, classic cars and relaxing rides — and they're all less than 115 miles long (one way).

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