Winter is one of those things best viewed from afar. Like, as long as you can just sit back with a hot cocoa and enjoy soft falling snow, it’s pretty darned charming. But once you have to go outside and shovel your car out from under a few feet of snow in an ice storm, it loses a little of that romantic luster.
So what better way to experience winter than a soothing train ride through alpine wonderlands? Where you can step into a heated dome car, take in all that snowy beauty, and never step out of flip flops. Across North America — and the world — you can find some absolutely dreamy winter train rides. Here are 10 winter train rides worth traveling for.