Packing Tips for an Amtrak Overnight Train Trip

Packing Tips for an Amtrak Overnight Train Trip

These Amtrak packing tips only need a little planning and careful packing. Imagine yourself ensconced in your cozy roomette or tad larger bedroom (with … View Post
Here’s How You Can Take Amtrak to Cruise Ports in the USA

Here’s How You Can Take Amtrak to Cruise Ports in the USA

Every USA cruise port can be reached by Amtrak. For those to love to cruise, life is easier living near a cruise ship homeport. … View Post
Amtrak Cancels Trains Due to Hurricane Florence

Amtrak Cancels Trains Due to Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence impacts Amtrak train service Any surface travel, including Amtrak train travel, is affected by weather calamities.  After last year’s Hurricane Irma, … View Post
Alaska Trip Report: Getting to Alaska from Florida

Alaska Trip Report: Getting to Alaska from Florida

Day 1: Starting out – I almost missed my train. Getting to Alaska from Florida without flying is not an easy trip to plan.  That’s&… View Post
Guide to Amtrak Sleeping Accommodations

Guide to Amtrak Sleeping Accommodations

As a committed non-flyer, Amtrak has played an important role for my travel experiences across America.  For me to travel to cruise from non-Florida … View Post
29 Best Tips for Taking an Amtrak Overnight Train

29 Best Tips for Taking an Amtrak Overnight Train

Make the most of your next Amtrak overnight train trip. Not everyone can afford to spend their train journey in a private sleeping compartment. … View Post
How to Go to Amtrak Los Angeles Union Station From San Pedro Cruise Port

How to Go to Amtrak Los Angeles Union Station From San Pedro Cruise Port

Crystal Serenity, Panama Canal cruise complete, docked at dawn at the San Pedro Cruise Port. One of the two ports that comprise the Port … View Post
Across America on Amtrak Southwest Chief Chicago to Los Angeles

Across America on Amtrak Southwest Chief Chicago to Los Angeles

Forty hours, an ice storm and 2,250 miles of American history and landscapes. Travel across America on Amtrak Southwest Chief Chicago to Los Angeles. At … View Post
Amtrak Etiquette and Advice for Coach Passengers

Amtrak Etiquette and Advice for Coach Passengers

With others seated around you, it’s important to be a good neighbor. For short journeys or budget-conscious travelers, coach is your least expensive … View Post
Amtrak Florida Train Service Restoration Begins

Amtrak Florida Train Service Restoration Begins

Like me, if you’re one of the hundreds of Amtrak passengers that still can’t get back to Florida post-Irma, take heart.  Last … View Post
Amtrak Update Hurricane Irma Cancellations

Amtrak Update Hurricane Irma Cancellations

Amtrak Florida and Southeast Train Service Suspended Like airlines, all service for Amtrak Florida trains are affected by Hurricane Irma.  In fact, the entire … View Post

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