Hello!I'm currently settled in Malibu, but I have not seen anything else in USA. Im looking to take 3 weeks in autumn to explore this large country and prefer to do so by train. Im thinking 8-9 cities, and ending up in New York. Some places i'll only spend a day in and others i might stay for 2-3 days. I know I'll want to visit New Orleans. What are you route suggestions?
>>2299548San Francisco - LA - Las Vegas - Dallas - New Orleans - Miami - Charleston - Washington - New York
>>2299540Yellow to El paso, Grey to Denver, Red to NY, white to montreal, white to raleigh, blue to miami.
>>2299756>San Francisco - LA - Las Vegas - Dallas - New Orleans - Miami - Charleston - Washington - New York
>>2299948or should i change Dallas to San Antonio or are all Texas cities the same?
>>2300142Dallas is fine. Good amount of history if you're into that. I wouldn't recommend Austin unless you like homeless camps on every sidewalk.
>>2300142>or should i change a concrete shithole to another concrete shitholeyou shouldn't go to any concrete shithole you fucking blithering idiot
>>2300142you know there aren't only cities in the world you fucking moron, muttland is 98% country, woods, nature and mountainsshities are how like the 2% of the "country" looks like, and the worst looking one too
>>2299540You are wasting 75% of your time by being on a train. We don't have high speed rail here
>>2300224Amtrak seems to be quite comfy as tourist if you book a sleeper compartment, especially as a solo traveller, since you get assigned to tables with other people during meals, so no need for HSR here.
Going to any city in the usa is as dumb as going to any other western city, Paris, London, Toronto, San Fran, Dallas, detroit, lmao CollegeDetroit, never learn, they just repeat their programming
>>2300224Being on the train will be better than any shitty the sheeple was planning to visit
Rural Austin used to be very nice before the C*lifornian horde invaded. You should have visited 30 years ago.
>>2300258>rural AustinWhy is this board flooded with college retards, shouldn't they be solving world hunger or running big business? Haha no they are literally retarded and unemployable
>>2300265I grew up on a ranch by a lake in Austin. That land doesn’t exist anymore.Anyways this board is full of >100iq people who went to college, because retarded wagies like you can’t afford to travel.
>>2299540Good for you
>>2299540The only Amtrak route that would be good is the Empire Builder from Chicago to Seattle because it's otherwise annoying to get to Glacier NP and the line goes right through it. Everywhere else, just rent a car.
>>2299540You realize what's depicted in the map doesn't exist, right?If you actually wanna go by train though, take the Southwest Chief. It's the only line that has good scenery, at least until you get to Kansas. You could make a side trip to the grand canyon. Try to avoid going at night (if you want to look out the window). The Amtrak line in California is scenic too but turns inland not much further north of Malibu and like the rest of the train lines in the US, mostly goes through dumpy parts of town, empty flat land and the back sides of trailer home parks. It's not much to look at.
>>2300224It's called """"" T R A V E L """""""not DESTINATION.
>>2299783OP this is the best plan.
>>2299540Please do not do this. We don't have high speed railways, plus they're expensive and a pain in the ass. Get a car and pick an area to go around. New England could provide a good nice blend of big cities, history/culture, and nature in order to satisfy your lust for travel. Trying to see the whole country by expensive, slow ass trains is just a retarded idea.
>>2300648Shut up you spastic cunt. When's the last time you took an Amtrak across several states? It's slow as fuck and a massive time sink
>>2300704If you don't have the time to travel then you're doing it as a cope to escape your little miserable wagie existence where you subsist year after year and it is all the while setting you back and deferring actual escape by blowing the one thing that gives actually successful people total freedom to travel whenever and wherever they want and that's money. You sound pretty miserable about needing to go to work tomorrow and someone rained on your vacation delusion parade with a dose of reality.
>>2300721>it's not a massive waste of time because....because it's just not OK??Shut up nigger. Amtrak is slow. Cleveland to Pittsburgh takes like 6 hours even though it's a 2.5 hour drive. I spent a month on Greyhound with the discovery pass. Looking out a window is fun for about 3 days, and then you realize you're in a moving prison, can't see much scenery, and cant really go anywhere. OP should be judicious with his choices, take Amtrak once to get his train fix, and then rent a car and drive the rest of the time. He'll have better access to "real america">you sound pretty miserableHeh
>>2300859>comparing buses to sleeper trainsBut yes, a rental car will allow you to discover much more of the US than any train.
I like to travel by trains, but only the night, it's like a teleportation device, i lay down on a couch, i wake up at destination, best fucking transportation ever.
>>2300859I have unlimited time and don't need to budget.You have limited time and need to budget. Accept the fact that you're not rich enough to travel.
>>2300934>I can be gone forever and nobody will notice or careGood for you bub
>>2300180Like Sandpoint needs more Californians, let him go to other cities.
>>2299540Taking planes is probably cheaper than Amtrak
>>2299548>>2300180>>2300182>BUT LE BUTEEFOOOL FARMS!!You people live a lie
>>2299540Assuming you start in malibu- I'd actually start in Seattle, go down the green line then do this route. Could also swap atlanta and charleston