Travelrific® Travel Journal

A blog for travel enthusiasts. Listen to our podcasts on the blogroll at Travelrific® Radio. Visit our Wanderful Places® Travel Shop for travel-inspired merchandise!

Hitting the Rails

By Linda Tancs

Delayed or cancelled flights.  Lost luggage.  Long check-in lines.  Is air travel leaving you frazzled?  Maybe you’re ready to hit the rails–in a good way, that is.  Rail travel in the U.S. is on the upswing.  Why not wind your way through Montana’s Glacier National Park on an Amtrak train, taking in the sights from the panoramic windows of the observation car.  Or combine your train ride with a sailing on a Rail and Sail package.  Headquartered at Union Station in Washington, D.C., Amtrak began operations in 1971 as an intercity passenger train service.  They’ve glammed things up quite a bit since then, packaging their offerings into escorted journeys and getaways.  Is rail travel for you?


No comments yet»

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: