Great American Railroad Journeys

Series Overview

In GREAT AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNEYS, host Michael Portillo (Great Continental Railway Journeys) crosses the Atlantic for an epic trip down the East Coast of the United States. Following the 1879 guidebook Appleton's General Guide to the United States, he travels from New York City to historic Jamestown, Virginia. Along the way, he visits famous landmarks, samples local cuisine, and investigates America's diverse cultural origins and complex social history.