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Great North American Train Trips

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evening steam trainWith gas prices soaring and airline service levels collapsing, there’s probably never been a better time to opt for a train trip.

After all, compared to flying or driving, the seats are usually bigger and more comfy, it’s pretty easy to get up and walk around, and let’s not even mention the joys of not having to deal with the TSA.

So check out some great options for train trips that can make great–and comparatively affordable–vacations.

Talk about and rate this video on YouTube: Great Train Trips.

If you haven’t seen it, the official Peter Greenberg YouTube channel has a lot of video tips. Or watch more videos on

Get more train trip ideas in this recent Today show segment: Can’t Afford to Fly? Take a Train.

Get Peter’s take on the state of train travel in his Travel Detective┬« blog post: Planes, Trains and Peter.