With the holidays upon us, it seems there's are train displays everywhere. Regardless of how trains came to be a symbol, let's go with it. The folks at National Geographic have compiled a list of the Top 10 Train Trips in North America.

10. Grand Canyon Railway

Route: Williams, Ariz., to the

Grand Canyon, Ariz.

9. Coastal Classic Route:

Anchorage to Seward, Alaska

8. Southwest Chief Route:

Los Angeles to Chicago

7. Chihuahua Pacific Railway

Route: Los Mochis, Mexico, to Chihuahua, Mexico

6. Rocky Mountaineer Route: Vancouver to Calgary

5. California Zephyr Route:

Chicago to Emeryville, Calif.

4. Cass Scenic Railroad Route:

Cass, W.Va., to Bald Knob,


3. Amtrak Cascades Route:

Eugene, Ore., to Vancouver

2. Ethan Allen Express Route:

New York City to Rutland, Vt.

1. Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Route:

Durango, Colo., to Silverton,