Flights may get you to your destination faster, but the slow pace of riding the rails provides a one-of-a-kind experience.

Plus, when you're traveling through some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth, it becomes truly unforgettable. Train travel may not be as popular in the United States, but it's a common — and even preferred — way to get around in several countries throughout the world. It's also more eco-friendly than flying or cruising, and since it was one of the original forms of mass transit worldwide, hundreds of pre-existing rail lines offer access to some more remote areas. 

With that in mind, here are 10 fantastic train trips to add to your travel bucket list.

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