Across the USA by Train for Just $213

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  1. ALS

    ALS Super Moderator Staff Member

    Turns out, you don't need a car to see America.

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    Traveling coast-to-coast across the United States by train is one of the world’s greatest travel experiences. Amazingly, it’s also one of the world’s greatest travel bargains — the 3,400-mile trip can cost as little as $213.

    The American railroads are reminiscent of a bygone era. These were the trains that tamed the Wild West, fueled the Gold Rush, and served as the backbone of the Industrial Revolution. At its peak, it was the most luxurious mode of transportation that money could buy. Alas, the golden age of American railroads came to an end. Automobiles arrived and the airplane industry took off. Soon, many railroad companies had to cut losses and ceased their passenger services.

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  2. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi Al:

    That is a hell of a deal!!!

    I am finding dpoadic deals out of San Diego to Midway in Chicago for $70 plus but I would rather takec the train. I get so much korexwork done and really enjoy the experience a lot more.

    Wayne
     

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