Amtrak's 'Empire Builder' train travels from Chicago to Seattle. It's equipped with special observation cars and travels through compelling landscapes on timetables calculated to make the most of the views.
Coast Starlight, runs the length of the West Coast, from Seattle to Los Angeles. passes through the rugged but famously beautiful Pacific Northwest, the mountains and forest landscapes of Northern California, the scenic Central Coast and the dry hills of Southern California. I WANNA DO THIS ONE DAY!