Take a Day Trip on the Amtrak

Planning a quick getaway? Amtrak makes it easier than ever to visit Taylor from Austin. The 50-minute train ride will take you off the freeway and put you on track to discover quality shopping, eating and entertainment destinations. You’ll go off the rails when you taste one of our three world-famous restaurants on the Texas BBQ trail! Come enjoy a Taylor Made experience that’s fun for every member of the family. Climb aboard Amtrak and discover what we’re all about.

Taylor Amtrak Station

Austin Amtrak Station

Purchase Your Tickets

Spend a full day in Taylor without worrying about how you’re going to get there.
Check the Amtrak website to plan your departure and purchase tickets.

Photo credit: Steve Schmollinger

Plan Your Day

Top 10 Things to Do In Taylor | We’ve already mapped out the Top 10 Things to do in Taylor for you! Get to know the whole city by checking out our favorite ways to spend the day in Taylor.

Shopping | If you’re looking for an eclectic or treasured find, we’ve got you covered with our mix of antique, boutique and specialty stores in Taylor. Our downtown shopping district features more than 20 stores catering to your needs for home décor, vintage treasures, the latest fashions or spectacular jewelry and gifts with local artisan flair. You can find it all in Taylor Made Texas!

Award-Winning BBQ Trail | Taylor is known for its world-famous barbecue and is in the Heart of the Texas BBQ Trail. We offer four locations in town that are champions of their craft – whether it’s brisket, sausage, ribs or chicken – and all four restaurants are featured on the Texas BBQ Trail.

Architectural Walking Tour | Tour the city’s architectural history through our self-guided, historic walking tour featuring more than 25 buildings. Or pick up a map from the Chamber of Commerce and see for yourself!

Events | There is always something going on in Taylor! Check out our calendar of events and plan your next day trip around our festive happenings.