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Spring Ride On The East Bound California Zephyr

Long distance Amtrak is fun if you are prepared I claim a certain expertise when it comes to riding Amtrak’s long routes. In particular, the western routes have become my alternative to flying given the incredible price hikes at Southwest Airlines. If you have a flexible schedule and a few days, the Amtrak experience can […]

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My Lens – The California Zephyr in Winter Park, CO

Just up from Denver, the California Zephyr pauses in Winter Park, Colorado to let off skiers and other vacation bound travelers. The California Zephyr is one of Amtrak’s more scenic train rides, starting in Chicago, IL and ending in Emeryville, CA. The route also takes a very scenic ride down the Sierra Nevadas from Reno, […]