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California Zephyr

Denver, CO
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What an experience!

My sisters and I rode the train from Denver to Glenwood Springs for quite a memorable experience... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary T
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First time Amtrak travel on the Zephyr

Check-in at Salt Lake was easy. The train terminal reminds me of a bus station. The overall trip... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
nymetsfanz
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1 Mar 2018
“Amtrak Travel”
25 Jan 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sisters and I rode the train from Denver to Glenwood Springs for quite a memorable experience. The seating was first class with lots of legroom and overhead storage. We had a lunch of burgers in the dining car which was very good. There are...More

1  Thank Mary T
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Check-in at Salt Lake was easy. The train terminal reminds me of a bus station. The overall trip was fun and relaxing. Our first time trying the train route. Few tips: We had a sleeper car to Denver. I understand the Amtrak employees know the...More

1  Thank nymetsfanz
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Amtrak Train from Denver to Emeryville, CA (San Francisco), April 4, 2018 and return April 9: Train departed and arrived only one hour late which is mostly considered on-time for train service. Check-in at Denver went smooth but help boarding train with luggage was non-existent,...More

1  Thank Stanley H
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Train travel can be very enjoyable but don't go if you are in a hurry or need to be somewhere at a specific time; trains never seem to be on time; anywhere from 1-3 hours late. The tracks are shared with freight lines so it...More

Thank TheTravelingBuck-i
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Fourth trip between these stations, and my last. Train car always has trash left from prior passengers, bathrooms are disgusting, and don't even think about arriving on time. 3 out of 4 times my train was 2 hrs late. (And one time I was called...More

1  Thank GoBlueinColorado
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

We did this Labor Day weekend from Denver to Salt Lake City. We visited Timpanogos Cave, and then flew back to Denver. It was a great, different, quick, fun trip. The train trip provided views of scenery that was absolutely beautiful, and different viewpoints of...More

1  Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We took the California Zephyr Amtrak train from Denver to San Francisco. This 33 hour journey passes through spectacular scenery, as the train travelled across the Rockies, crosses the Nevada Desert and finally as the route winds down through the Sierra Nevada to the Pacific...More

Thank Philip M
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We got on at 3:30 am at Salt Lake City and arrived in Denver at 6:40 pm. Long trip but very comfortable seats with leg room. You could also it in the travel car with swivel chairs and dome windows . Passed through the desert...More

1  Thank Rags12
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is my fifth long Amtrak trip, this time from SF to Denver in a sleeper car. I highly recommend this form of travel, both for comfort, sightseeing, and meeting new people. The train is relaxing, the sleeper car, though small is comfortable, and the...More

1  Thank golfkat
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