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Discovering your roots on a long ride on the great American outdoors in the company of family, sounds like a great way to experience an Amtrak sleeper car for the first time. Tina, Jashed and Khari Fakhrid-Deen took a voyage full of bonding from Chicago to Denver and made stops at a few landmarks along […]

Looking to teach your family about the rich and storied heritage of Black people who migrated out of the American South to parts North and West during the 19th and 20th centuries? Make that lesson come to life by taking Amtrak’s California Zephyr from Chicago to Denver, and visit cultural landmarks in each city along the way. From the Black American […]

There’s no better way to explore your family roots and bond than on a journey by rail. Jashed, Tina and Khari Fakhrid-Deen found this out on a recent trip from Chicago to Denver on Amtrak’s California Zephyr train, which includes sleeper cars. “Traveling for us is critical because we not only want to share experiences, but […]

Looking to teach your family about the rich and storied heritage of Black people who migrated out of the American South to parts north and west during the 19th and 20th centuries? Make that lesson come to life by taking Amtrak’s California Zephyr from Chicago to Denver, and visit cultural landmarks in each city. View the photo gallery for […]