The California Zephyr is an Amtrak service running between Chicago and San Francisco. The route covers a total distance of 3,924km, and passes through seven states on its journey. It is well known for being one of the most scenic long distance routes operated by Amtrak. The two day journey is best enjoyed in a roomette or bedroom, but for budget-conscious travellers, a reclining seat can be just as comfortable.
San Francisco is a densely populated city in the US state of California. The city is one of the world's greatest tourist destinations, among the most visited cities in the world. It is renowned for its architecture, landmarks and climate.
The San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni) is the main public transport system in the city, offering light rail and metro services, as well as buses.