Take the Train

Around Illinois by Amtrak

Image courtesy of Amtrak

The Lake Shore Limited drives through woods on the Chicago Amtrak route.

Step back in time to the golden age of train travel and settle in for a peaceful ride to discover some of Illinois’ most charming towns and hidden treasures.


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  • Travel Amtrak and Discover Illinois

    Chicago to Quincy

    Heading west in search of adventure is as quintessentially American as apple pie, and Amtrak’s westward lines are among the most convenient ways to get you from Chicago to Quincy, and beyond.
    Head west
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