steam engine coming through the town, with red cars and caboose on it

There are so many Pure Michigan experiences to be had via the rails. Riding the railways is easier than you think.

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Taking the train to Michigan from Chicago is an easy and ideal means of transportation. Riding the railways from the west is easier than you would think. The Wolverine Service, Blue Water, and Pere Marquette lines will take you to some of Michigan’s most sought after destinations. Enjoy quick check-ins, roomy seating, and beautiful scenery as you glide along the rails from west to east. 

Visitors from Chicago can take the Wolverine Line, which will lead you through KalamazooBattle CreekJacksonDetroitPontiac, and intermediate stations. The Blue Water line leaves from Chicago and travels to Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, East LansingPort Huron, and intermediate stations. Lastly, the Pere Marquette line will take Chicago travelers to St. JosephHollandGrand Rapids, and intermediate stations. 

These service lines will help Chicago train-takers enjoy Bell’s Brewery in Kalamazoo, the Tulip Time Festival in Holland, the State Capitol near East Lansing, Beer City USA in Grand Rapids, and historic Detroit. 

There are so many Pure Michigan experiences to be had via Amtrak train. Additional stations can be found in AlbionAnn ArborBangorDearbornDowagiacDurandFlintLapeerRoyal OakTroy, and more.

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