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Following the Fred Harvey Trail
Following the Fred Harvey Trail

Very sadly this is author Billie Frank's last post. Readers loved her and I will miss her very much. I've placed a tribute to this dear lady here. More

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Our Kicks on Route 66 - I
Our Kicks on Route 66 - I

Route 66 is the most celebrated highway in the USA. This iconic roadway connecting Chicago with LA has been traveled by countless people, been written about, is the More

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Our Kicks on Route 66 - II
Our Kicks on Route 66 - II

Read part one of this cross Arizona Route 66 road trip (the eastern border to Flagstaff) here. Flagstaff Flagstaff is the biggest city along Arizona’s stretch of Historic More

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South Jersey Shore - Visitor Tips
South Jersey Shore - Visitor Tips

"Best hotel search engine" - Frommer's Travel Guides Over 1 million lodging choices worldwide. -------- Cape May, The Wildwoods, Avalon and Stone Harbor Cape May, the Wildwoods, and More

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Wanderu User Guide - Tips, Savings, Cautions
Wanderu User Guide - Tips, Savings, Cautions

"Best hotel search engine" - Frommer's Travel Guides Over 1 million lodging choices worldwide. -------- Wanderu offers a great new way to book inter-city bus and rail transportation. More

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Arcata CA: Hippie Values Live
Arcata CA: Hippie Values Live

"Best hotel search engine" - Frommer's Travel Guides Over 1 million lodging choices worldwide. -------- Humboldt County—location of Arcata CA--and adjacent Mendocino County together mark the epicenter of More

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A Mojave Airplane Graveyard Comes to Life - Fun Video
A Mojave Airplane Graveyard Comes to Life - Fun Video

Among all the "practical" travel tips in this blog, thought it would be great to post this fun airplane video purely for your enjoyment. Tempest Freerunning filmed this More

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Southwest Chief Reroute: Toward a Brighter Amtrak Future, Part I
Southwest Chief Reroute: Toward a Brighter Amtrak Future, Part I

UPDATE September 9, 2014: A Federal "TIGER" transportation grant has been awarded to preserve the current Southwest Chief route through northern New Mexico, a portion of southern Colorado, More

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Saving the Southwest Chief: Politics of a Reroute (Part II)
Saving the Southwest Chief: Politics of a Reroute (Part II)

Politics impact Amtrak’s Southwest Chief decision When deciding whether Amtrak’s Southwest Chief 1) stays on its current route through northern New Mexico with increasingly lower speed limits or More

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Saving the Southwest Chief: Proposed Schedule (Part III)
Saving the Southwest Chief: Proposed Schedule (Part III)

Above: Amtrak Southwest Chief passengers enjoy the countryside from these high-level sightseer lounges. A café serves snacks and drinks downstairs. Proposed Amtrak Southwest Chief timetable Amtrak’s Southwest Chief More

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Saving the Southwest Chief: Background of Proposed Reroute (Part IV)
Saving the Southwest Chief: Background of Proposed Reroute (Part IV)

This details decisions that impacted a proposed new schedule when Amtrak’s Southwest Chief moves to a new route via Texas. It also lists issues that need to be More

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Taking Amtrak’s California Zephyr through the Colorado Rockies
Taking Amtrak’s California Zephyr through the Colorado Rockies

"Best hotel search engine" - Frommer's Travel Guides Over 1 million lodging choices worldwide. -------- Enjoying the Most Scenic Rail Route in the Continental United States Part I:  More

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All aboard riding the Royal Gorge Route Railroad
All aboard riding the Royal Gorge Route Railroad

There’s something special about riding trains. Riding along the ground, scenery shooting past the window is a great way to see the world. At one time the entire More

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Trail Ridge Road: A Must on Any Colorado Itinerary
Trail Ridge Road: A Must on Any Colorado Itinerary

"Best hotel search engine" - Frommer's Travel Guides Over 1 million lodging choices worldwide. -------- The first time we drove up Trail Ridge Road during a visit to More

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Isle of Skye Travel Guide
Isle of Skye Travel Guide

"Best hotel search engine" - Frommer's Travel Guides Over 1 More

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Our Kicks on Route 66 - I
Our Kicks on Route 66 - I

Route 66 is the most celebrated highway in the USA. More

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South Jersey Shore - Visitor Tips
South Jersey Shore - Visitor Tips

"Best hotel search engine" - Frommer's Travel Guides Over 1 More

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Rental Car Tips 101 - Tips, Cautions
Rental Car Tips 101 - Tips, Cautions

These tips give you basic information that every rental car More

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In Loving Memory of Billie Frank

I am so very sorry to report the passing of Billie Frank, whom I loved and whose blog posts were More

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Following the Fred Harvey Trail

Very sadly this is author Billie Frank's last post. Readers loved her and I will miss her very much. I've More

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My Cheech & Chong Ride & Other Car Rental Risks

Well, I opened the door of my new Alamo rental before driving off its Albuquerque airport lot and was hit More

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Time Tips for Best Peak Season Travel Values

"Best hotel search engine" - Frommer's Travel Guides Over 1 million lodging choices worldwide. -------- Finding significant travel discounts during More

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