Train travel has definitely come back in vogue recently. For a voyage that will take you through the most photo-worthy parts of California, consider a relaxing rail adventure from San Diego to Oakland on Amtrak. And discover why Oakland was just named one of the "Best Trips" for 2019 by National Geographic Magazine.
For a first-hand view of this experience, take a visual journey in our recent post at USATODAY 10BEST
To view a complete photo gallery of our train adventure, as well as our images of the hip, multi-cultural and up-and-coming city of Oakland California, log onto our PHOTO GALLERY.