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5 Family-Friendly Train Rides Across the U.S.
Trains / USA / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

5 Family-Friendly Train Rides Across the U.S.

Today, most people who travel by train do so because it simply gets them from point A to point B. But there are still a number of train operations throughout… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Take Scenic Train Rides Around the U.S.
Trains / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Take Scenic Train Rides Around the U.S.

It’s one thing to take the train from point A to point B—in which case you definitely want to bring along some entertainment. But when it comes to scenic train… Read More…

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Trains / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Train Passes That Are Actually Worth The Price

In some countries, a train pass gets you more than just access to a few trains. It can actually connect you to multiple forms of transportation with one ticket. The old… Read More…

Travel Tip: Short Haul Train Trips You Can Take Around North America
Trains / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Short Haul Train Trips You Can Take Around North America

You’ve heard me talk about the lost art of train travel. But not everyone can spend several days on a train, which is why it’s worth taking a test drive on… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps to Help You Book Bus & Train Travel
Apps & Technology / Bus Travel / Trains / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps to Help You Book Bus & Train Travel

There are dozens of websites and apps to help you search, compare and book air travel. But what about bus and train travel? Technology is starting to catch up there… Read More…

Rocky Mountaineer: Train Travel for Foodies
Culinary Travel / Trains

Rocky Mountaineer: Train Travel for Foodies

One of the best ways to cover a lot of ground and take in the scenery is by riding the rails. Contributing writer Lilit Marcus shares a train trip she… Read More…

Travel Deals: Fabulous Fall Savings
Budget Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Trains / Travel Deals / Travel Tips

Travel Deals: Fabulous Fall Savings

We’re in that sweet spot between summer and winter, when the weather is still fine, the high-season crowds have gone home, and the deals are rolling out. Did we mention… Read More…

Travel Tip: Don’t Forget Amtrak Offers Rail Passes
Trains / Travel Tips / Travel Tools

Travel Tip: Don’t Forget Amtrak Offers Rail Passes

Have you ever heard of an Amtrak rail pass? I bet you haven’t because Amtrak has done a terrible job of letting you know it exists. Believe it or not,… Read More…

Take a Ride on America’s Greenest Train
CBS News / Eco Travel / Trains

Take a Ride on America’s Greenest Train

The era of steam trains in America stretched from the 1820s to the 1960s. But these historic locomotives are not all relics of the past. Almost all trains powered by… Read More…

Iconic & Affordable Train Rides around the World
Trains / Travel News

Iconic & Affordable Train Rides around the World

Taking the train means enjoying the ride without the stress of sitting behind the wheel.  And as airfares continue to rise and air service is cut back, in some cases… Read More…

Travel Tip: On-Demand Entertainment on Buses, Trains & Planes
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Bus Travel / Trains / Travel Tips / Travel Tools

Travel Tip: On-Demand Entertainment on Buses, Trains & Planes

We’ve all come to expect connectivity and entertainment in hotels. And the good news is these options are becoming more common in other areas of the travel world. For a… Read More…