Acela vs. Airplane: Which one’s Faster?

Acela vs. Airplane: Which one’s Faster?

Can a train beat a plane? There’s one place in the United States where trains and planes can compete. It’s the Northeastern Corridor of the country. There, North America’s fastest train, the Acela, connects Washington, DC and Boston along with the urban centers along...
Amtrak Southwest Chief

Amtrak Southwest Chief

This is the second and final video in my series AMTRAK-ing Across America by train. In this video, we’ll complete the journey onboard an Amtrak Long Train, the Southwest Chief. The Amtrak Southwest Chief crosses more than 2,200 miles using Amtrak Superliner cars. The...
Amtrak Cardinal

Amtrak Cardinal

What’s better than taking a train? Not much in my book. This video highlights the Amtrak Roomette on the Mighty Cardinal and my experience taking it as part of my trip from Washington, DC to Los Angeles on Amtrak. This is the first of two videos documenting this trip...
Travel on Amtrak’s Empire Builder

Travel on Amtrak’s Empire Builder

The Amtrak Empire Builder train crosses some of the most dramatic land in the United States, passing through Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, and Washington State. The entire Amtrak Empire Builder route takes 46 hours at average speed of...
Long-Haul Travel Tips

Long-Haul Travel Tips

Here are my top tips for long-haul travel. What should you take along on a long-haul trip? What should you expect? How should you prepare? It’s all addressed in this quick video: