For $429, an Amtrak rail pass lets you break your trip into segments, allowing for stops where you can explore cities along the way. “The train ride from San Francisco to New York can be done for as cheap as $213 with no stops,” Low tells BuzzFeed Life. The fewer stops, the cheaper the ride.
I love trains in the winter. When I was a young child in 1950 trains were longer. I know this for a fact. How do I know? I used to count the cars attached to the two big engines required to pull all of the attached load!! Some times I would count over 'four hundred' cars going down the tracks. I would sometimes become dizzy counting all those cars. And it was very exciting