Day 2 was 15 hours long and went from Salt Lake City to Denver.
In the morning of Day 3, Low went from Denver to Chicago’s historic Union Station.
Most of the 19-hour journey was done through the night.
Up until Day 4, Low had traveled on Amtrak’s California Zephyr. It ends in Chicago.
To head to New York, he transferred to the Lake Shore Limited. This final leg took 20 hours.
For an extended train trip, to explore the beauty of each stop, Low also suggests a 15-day rail pass for an affordable $429.