Route 3

Stockton • Sacramento • Chico • Redding

About Route 3

 From the State Capitol to beautiful botanical gardens and wildlife reserves, Route 3 has something for everyone. Explore the state parks in Redding; get up close and personal with kangaroos at the Outback Kangaroo Farm; see airplanes, historic flight logs and NASA space artifacts at the Chico Air Museum; and eat and drink your way through walkable Sacramento.

Chico One Mile Recreation Pool, Chico, CA
Sunrise over West Sacramento
Amtrak Train

Things to do

Explore the capital of California & the beautiful places around it




  • Sacramento
  • Elk Grove
  • Lodi
  • Stockton


  • California State Capitol
  • California State Railroad Museum
  • Crocker Art Museum
  • Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park
  • Fairytale Town
  • The Waterboy
  • Mulvaney’s B & L
  • Kru Contemporary Japanese Cuisine
  • Moxie Restaurant
  • Exit Strategy Games
  • Elk Grove Regional Park
  • Boulevard Bistro
  • Harney Lane Winery
  • Jessie’s Grove Winery
  • d’Art Wines
  • Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark


Relax on the way

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air-conditioned cabins, individual lighting, reclining seats & no middle seats
  • Outlets at every seat
  • Clean bathrooms
  • Guaranteed connections - If your train is running late, our Thruway Buses will wait for you, ensuring you arrive as early as possible.

Downtown Stockton City Skyline Reflected in Water at Early Evening, California
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