The Ticket to Ride board games, an award winning series from Days of Wonder, is a game the whole family can enjoy. With intuitive rules and game play, you can teach someone to play in only a few minutes and jump right into the fun! In the US map, each player will travel across North America claiming train routes as their own in efforts to connect the cities in their destination tickets. The longer the routes, the more points you score! But be careful, if you wait too long to claim that key train in your route, your wily competitors may steal it before you get there. Each turn, players may choose to collect new train cards, or use train cards they have already acquired to claim a train route. The Player who can best manage the right number of cards will win the game! This “Game of the Year” winner is a great way to introduce friends and family to the fun and exciting world of board games!