Seated side by side, you get to view magnificent scenery through your window. There's time to kiss. Sleep. Dream. Whether you board a scenic train, an overnight train, or even scenic commuter trains, you're likely to find such rides great fun for two.
In fact, vacationers in Switzerland can ride from mountain top to balmy beach by train in less than two hours. Imagine skiing in the morning at Engelberg, attending the Zurich Opera at night, and leaving the details to the highly efficient and dependable Swiss Travel System?
Swiss train stations, staffed by multi-lingual personnel, function as service centers complete with currency exchanges, luggage-storage facilities, and bicycle rentals.
The rail line, Metro North, is actually a commuter train with world-class scenery, and many couples who visit or live in New York City board it for the day to take an easy, fast, and convenient trip to Hudson Valley towns such as Cold Spring or Hudson. There they can walk from the train station into town and find places to eat and antiques stores to browse.