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From the rugged beauty of Alaska to British Columbia's majestic peaks, Mexico's colossal canyon, and the Pacific Ocean's rugged coastline, these rail journeys tour some of the most spectacular and breathtaking scenery in the world. Visiting less traveled areas, the series explores the remarkable natural beauty and rich history of the continent.

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Acorn Media
1 Season, 6 Episodes
America's Scenic Rail Journeys
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  • From Los Angeles to Seattle, the Coast Starlight explores the scenic areas unreachable by car and passes through lush California and Oregon farmlands. Take a side trip on the Napa Valley Wine Train in lavishly refurbished 1915 Pullman cars.

  • Travel 400 miles north from New York City and tour the Hudson River Valley in all its autumnal splendor. Along the way, visit romantic towns, elegant estates, and learn about the 200-year history of the region.

  • In painstakingly restored passenger cars of the 1940s and 1950s, enjoy spectacular views of this immense natural wonder, four times the size of the Grand Canyon. Along the way, experience the culture of the people who make this rugged country their home.

  • The SKEENA, with its colorful locomotive and sleek dome car, rolls through 700 miles of British Columbia's countryside. Explore the Columbia Ice Fields, almost 200 bridges, and the grandeur of the tallest mountain in the Canadian Rockies.

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