In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Amtrak’s BOGO deal ended for now.

This sale ended on February 17, 2020. But we are keeping our eyes open for the next time Amtrak’s BOGO sale happens.

How about a romantic trip through some of the most scenic and beautiful lands in the country? Amtrak’s BOGO Free sale is back for Valentine’s weekend.  If you ever thought about riding the rails on a cross country trip, now you and your significant other can take that grand adventure on the cheap! Easter, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are coming up soon. Take a trip!

Amtrak describes the Roomette as a small room with two seats and beds on either side of a big picture window. On a Viewliner car, there’s a in-room toilet. The Bedroom adds a shower to the room and could accommodate three passengers. Search for fares on Amtrak.com

Amtrak runs several routes through the South.

In the Ark-La-Tex there are stations in Hope, Texarkana and Marshall. A bus service can take you from Shreveport to Marshall.

The Crescent line travels from New Orleans through Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia before ending in New York City.

The Silver Service/Palmetto rail starts in New York City and runs along the eastern seaboard states before ending at Miami. (Dining option not included in this deal)

The City of New Orleans runs from Chicago through Memphis to New Orleans.

The Sunset Limited connects Los Angeles with New Orleans with stops in Tuscon, San Antonio, and Houston.

More routes can be found here.

Happy train travels and do it on the cheap!

Suggestion: Take the train from Dallas to Houston and explore Moody Gardens in Galveston.

Or if you’re destination is Atlanta, check this place out.

Atlanta Must-Visit Attractions