Let the Auto Train take you and your car to the heart of Florida’s mecca of theme parks and family fun. Visit Walt Disney World® or Sea World®. Grab a broomstick and soar above Hogwarts at Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ or soak up the fun at the new Volcano Bay™ water park.
Visit LEGOLAND® and Gatorland®, then blast off for a short one-hour drive to out-of-this-world inspiration at the Kennedy Space Center.
Southern History & Culture
From its Civil War battlefields to the home of the jazz and blues, the American South has played a pivotal role in the political and cultural history of the United States. Enrich your travels through our Trails & Rails partnership with the National Park Service at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta.
Follow the music to the Jazz National Historical Park in New Orleans. See where the Civil War begun at Fort Sumter in Charleston, SC, and where it ended, in Appomattox, Va., just east of Lynchburg.
Enjoy the distinctive charm and character of the South, from sweeping country plantations to elegant balconied garden homes in the city. Indulge your taste buds in flavors that range from classic shrimp and grits to haute cuisine that showcases the talents of some of America’s best chefs.
Soak up Southern hospitality while enjoying sunny shores and cosmopolitan cities while traveling with ease on Amtrak.
History & Culture
Featured South Route
Lorton, VA (Washington, DC) - Sanford, FL (Orlando)
Begin a truly magical vacation to Florida’s Orlando-area attractions with a smooth, traffic-free ride aboard the Auto Train. After we load your bags and your vehicle, simply sit back and rest up for the adventures that await. You’ll save wear and tear on your ride—and wear and tear on our environment by reducing your carbon footprint.
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