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  • Empire Builder and East Glacier National Park After a bumpy nights sleep in our roomette bunk beds, we woke up to dawn with views of the plains of North Dakota. Example of a roomette and bed set up Posted by baecation2016 in Glacier National Park | Aug 18, 2019
  • Automobiles, planes & trains Our game plan seemed solid. Get up early, finish packing, settle the pets, and leave the house by 11 am for the drive to my parents house just north of the airport. Here my mother would take us to Posted by baecation2016 in Glacier National Park | Aug 17, 2019
  • Northstation (Boston) to PortlandFriday We set off for Portland, ME by taking our new favorite way to travel. . . TRAINS! And as Maine historically used to be a part of Massachusetts, and Portland like Boston is a fellow port city, what better place Posted by baecation2016 in Quick trip to Portland, ME | Nov 20, 2016
  • Day 1 - "The Empire Builder" & "The Coast Starlight"The Empire Builder was right on time. It's an interesting train: * The Westbound Empire Builder originates in Chicago and splits in Spokane = half of it (including the dining car) go to Seattle, and the other half of the Posted by buniconk in AMTRAK-ing (zig-zagging) AROUND AMERICA | Sep 1, 2016
  • BLASTING OFF . . . ALWAYS A CHALLENGE!This trip has been planned & all reservations completed since January 2016 = 8 months ago. We blocked out Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday with no scheduled appointments or activities, and we booked a hotel in Pasco so we Posted by buniconk in AMTRAK-ing (zig-zagging) AROUND AMERICA | Aug 31, 2016
  • Last day, back in Chicago We detrained from the City of New Orleans, back in Chicago for 12 short hours. It was bittersweet, returning to the city where it had all started. We aimed to get real deep dish pizza as we were mislead the Posted by baecation2016 in Lovebug Train Trip 2016 | May 31, 2016
  • Train(s) to NOLAIn order to make it to New Orleans, we had to take 2 trains (back on Coast Starlight from Emeryville to Los Angeles then onto Sunset Limited from Los Angeles to New Orleans). In summary, it was really cool, but Posted by baecation2016 in Lovebug Train Trip 2016 | May 25, 2016
  • SeattleHi everybody! It's so good to be back to wifi! After two super relaxing days on the Empire Builder, we have safely arrived on the West Coast. The rest of the trip was truly beautiful. When we entered the Great Plains of Posted by baecation2016 in Lovebug Train Trip 2016 | May 19, 2016
  • Chicago and Milwaukee Hey there! Our first 2 days have been so action-packed! The ride from Buffalo to Chicago took around 9 hours. We left at 1 am, so it was easy to sleep most of the way. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/826073/90_image10.jpg thumb=https://photos. Posted by baecation2016 in Lovebug Train Trip 2016 | May 16, 2016
  • Whitefish, MT [center]The 31 hour train journey to Whitefish was a breeze, honestly! On a train its so easy to break the time up - watch this, read that, go for dinner, have a beer, play cards, have a Posted by chiaramichael in 111 Days | Oct 6, 2013
  • Introduction to Amtrak[center]We arrived at New York Penn Station with a 15 day USA rail pass, tummies full of $1 pizza, some emergency vino, and very little knowledge or understanding of the US railway (why don't the people of America get the Posted by chiaramichael in 111 Days | Sep 23, 2013
  • Seattle!Yesterday morning we took the Amtrak train from Vancouver to Seattle. It was a nice trip, made even better by Mac'n'Cheese. After checking in we explored the downtown of Seattle, the Space needle and the markets. Today along with a British Posted by joachim_d in Unemployed and Homeless | Apr 25, 2013
  • Happily Being Re-Trained“Next stop; Greenwood Mississippi.” A robust motherly African American female Amtrak employee breezes through the lounge car, “This will be a smoke stop; ya’ll gotta be quick though, it’s only a few minutes”. Her friendly voice makes you Posted by OnTrack in Train of Thoughts......... | Apr 10, 2013
  • In the capitalAt the start of day 4 I was ready to leave new York- not that there's anything wrong with the city, I like it a lot; it's 24 hour, you can buy anything, do anything it's great- its just that Posted by wavell.blades in Trip across America...and back again! | Jul 20, 2012
  • All Aboard! Death is often unexpected and never convenient. Brian’s father was called home to be with the Lord on July 4. Thankfully, we spent time with him in recent weeks. Posted by kendall9 in Out & About | Jul 9, 2012
  • Around the Nation In 25 Days“I think…” my friend, Ted Jacobi, paused as he collected his thoughts, gazing out the window of our train, “I think I am falling in love with Milwaukee,” The train we were aboard, the Empire Builder, is a massive double-decker Posted by kchapman88 in Leaving Tennessee | May 2, 2011
  • First Test EntryThis is the content for the first test entry. Please remember that this is not real - it is only a test. Posted by themexican in The Mexican Sean | Jan 31, 2011

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