It’s that time of the year with the winter wind’s gust brings snow and frosty temperatures. And all you desire is to wrap yourself in a warm woolen blanket and wait for the first flowers of spring to blossom under the warm sun. You can’t hibernate all winter. It’s terrible for your health.
Your ticket to escape cabin fever is to buy a train ticket where you can relax, read, and roam.
Train travel lets you relax because it’s hassle-free, efficient, and, carefree. Once you’re on board all you need to do is enjoy the ride.
Trains offer long strolling places to walk with at least 23 cars to traverse.
Trains are the perfect place to read that stack of books that waited for you find time to open them.
Shermans Travel reviews Ride the Rails: Our Favorite Winter Train Trips from New Orleans to the Polar Express
Colorado Winter Trains offers the railroads that travel Colorado’s rough winter terrain.
Canadian Winter Train Journeys gives getaways to the Canadian Rockies.
Plum Deluxe takes train travels to the Switzerland Glacier Express or The Flam Railway with trips through the Norwegian landscape
Alaska Railroad with connections to Anchorage, Talkeetna, and Fairbank
The Guardian Andrew Martin’s article Top 10 books about trains include novels published from 1866 to 2009.
NPR Books find some great books with trains as a focal point in All Abroad! A Reading List For Riding The Rails