Posts Tagged: cross country

Your Checklist for Checking In at the Station

Your Checklist for Checking In at the Station

You did it! You finally booked that cross country train trip you've always wanted to take. But now what? How do you go from a packed and ready ticket holder to enjoying views from the observation car? We’re a little different than our friends that soar in the sky. So take a minute to get versed in all the need-to-knows ...

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Wen and Chris’ Excellent Wedding Adventure

Wen and Chris’ Excellent Wedding Adventure

Last week we met Wen Lee and Chris Stratton, newlyweds who decided to put our USA Rail Pass to good use by crisscrossing the country to hold 4 wedding receptions, in 4 different cities, over 30 days. Heading into their third (yes, third!) wedding reception in Boston, we caught up with the couple to hear about their trip aboard the Cardinal ...

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2 USA Rail Passes, 4 Cities and 4 Wedding Celebrations

2 USA Rail Passes, 4 Cities and 4 Wedding Celebrations

Having traveled more than 60,000 miles by rail in the past five years, Wen Lee and Chris Stratton knew when they decided to get married that Amtrak would play a role in their celebration. With family scattered across the country, they decided to combine their wedding and honeymoon into an epic cross country train adventure. As they cross the country ...

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A Train Trip with Many Milestones

A Train Trip with Many Milestones

In honor of her son’s 18th birthday and high school graduation, Jessica and her son boarded Amtrak for a cross-country train trip beginning in sunny Los Angeles, California, and ending in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. White Sulphur Springs is home to the famous Greenbrier resort and is served by the Cardinal, which runs three days a week between New ...

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In the Kitchen, on the Rails with Mo Rocca

In the Kitchen, on the Rails with Mo Rocca

Tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET is the premiere of Cooking Channel's My Grandmother's Ravioli, where Mo Rocca learns to cook from grandparents across the country. We know we'll be tuning in, you should too! As an added bonus, Amtrak is also getting in on the culinary fun with a contest sending one winning family on a free long-distance train vacation. Entering to win a ...

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