United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Luggage on Hiawatha Amtrak MKE to Chicago?

Jump to last reply

We are visiting family in Wisconsin and Chicago for 10 days and ending our trip with a wedding. As a family of 4, we'll have a fair amount of luggage including a larger suitcase to hold formal clothes for the wedding. We'll rent a car at MKE for the Wisconsin portion of the trip.

We wanted to avoid the cost of a one-way car rental and drop our car back at MKE, then take the Amtrak Hiawatha on a Wednesday mid-morning from Mitchell Airport to Union Station in Chicago.

Our question, the Amtrak website says no checked luggage on this route. The dimensions for an allowed bag are smaller than the bags we will have. We have never ridden Amtrak -- any advice on whether a larger wheeled suitcase would work on this route?

Thank you!
BMarieL

4 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 California San Diego area lodging
  2. 2 Stopover between Las Vegas and Yosemite
  3. 3 2 weeks in California++ in April - Need suggestions on itinerary
  4. 4 Tallest and largest living Saguaros at Saguaro National Park
  5. 5 Hotel: Union Sq. or Fisherman's Wharf?
  6. 6 Favorite Casual D.C. Restaurants?
  7. 7 Hotel Consturction in NYC
  8. 8 Car Rental - NYC help me figure out logistics
  9. 9 Broadway show suggestions April 22 or 23
  10. 10 Advice on Roadtrip
  11. 11 Cabin in Northern Maine
  12. 12 New Orleans - good side trip in a car?
  13. 13 Sedona & Grand Canyon - 1 week trip from Phoenix
  14. 14 North Conway, Jackson or where to stay in October
  15. 15 Fall trip, best location to stay in Vermont. Need help please.
  16. 16 Furnace Creek Inn or Ranch
  17. 17 Old Town Alexandria Restaurants?
  18. 18 Trip Report Friendship, fiddling, and freezing in Boston
  19. 19 Montana- what are must see places?
  20. 20 Trip Report Kauai our way! A Feb 2015 Trip Report
  21. 21 Hanging Lake Hike (CO) with Kids?
  22. 22 from Moab to Bryce
  23. 23 16 Days in Utah and Colorado with Our 2 Young Boys!
  24. 24 Chicago to New England Road trip
  25. 25 Drive from San Francisco to Seattle
View next 25 » Back to the top