Update, August 2023: Prices for flights and trips were updated to reflect what traveling in October 2023 would look like. Taking a train ride across the country is something that sounds incredibly appealing- until you look at the price. Compared… Read More »Why is Amtrak So Expensive? [Passenger Rail Prices, Investigated]
Amtrak trains are slowly growing in popularity as people look for interesting and environmentally-friendly ways to travel. With the passing of the infrastructure bill in the summer of 2022, interest in traveling via Amtrak is higher than ever. With all… Read More »Does Amtrak have wifi? It depends on the train.
Today, I’m going to do a quick rundown of what are, in my belief, the best hotels on Mackinac Island. Most hotels have this weird “1890s wallpaper” aesthetic, so none of them are going to feel like a JW Marriott… Read More »What’s the Best Hotel on Mackinac Island? 5 Excellent Choices
Thinking about heading to Mackinac island to enjoy a city without cars? Try some whitefish dip and finish it off with some fresh fudge? Before you book your ferry tickets and find the best hotel on Mackinac Island, read this… Read More »What’s the Best Time to Visit Mackinac Island? (2022 Update)
Cincinnati Union Station was a wonderful place to start our trip to the North Cascades on Amtrak. It was so shockingly cool, a true memorial to the Art Deco movement, that I decided to dedicated a full post to it! The… Read More »All About Cincinnati Union Terminal: History, Photos, and More
Most of the time, when you hear the word “Polyester”, it’s not in the most positive light. Commonly, people deride polyester because it’s a synthetic fabric. Hikers, backpackers, and people who love the National Parks, though, know that polyester clothing… Read More »Is Polyester a Good Base Layer?