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Empire Builder, Chicago

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Empire Builder is located in Chicago. Plan your visit to Empire Builder and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Chicago trip generator.
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  • Rode both ways Chicago to Portland July and August in sleeper with wife and toddler. Plenty of room and useful having private restroom. Cars were in the main clean and tidy however the return car was ...  more »
  • Seattle to Fargo. An enjoyable trip overall. Roomette for two was comfortable by day and night. Meals included and were ok. Not the standard of a European dining car but acceptable. No wifi available ...  more »
  • This was booked through Amtrak Vacations. Was lied to about the comfort of the seats, which was specifically asked about to avoid extra cost of 3 sleeper cars.....The agent said "more comfortable than...  more »

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