Below are a variety of travel experts, train guides, and other information.
John Pitt, Author of "The USA By Rail" guide book
The USA by Rail guide book, fully updated in this latest seventh edition, reveals in entertaining fashion the unique pleasures of North American train travel with Amtrak and VIA Rail. John Pitt has travelled more than 75,000 miles by train in the USA and Canada and his book, published by Bradt Travel Guides, features comprehensive route guides as well as all the practical information you need to make reservations, buy tickets and find your way around strange train stations. There are maps to accompany each route guide, making it easy to plan your itinerary and get the most from an Amtrak or VIA Rail pass. Details of Amtrak high-speed Acela trains are included, as well as sound advice about local transport, sightseeing and accommodation in places en route, making USA by Rail the perfect travel companion (see reviews). The book includes:
History - from horsepower to Amtrak
Travel on Amtrak today
Complete guides to all train routes in the United States
Train travel in Canada
Over 100 steam railroads and train museums
Illustrations, maps and colour photographs
Advice for the visitor from overseas
Over 500 destinations in North America
Sharon Emerson, "Granny On The Go"
Certified Travel Planner & Travel Teacher
The Internet Railroad Directory - Guide to 17,000 rail-related websites including train travel, model railroading, railfan resources, train simulators, and railroad industry sites.
Saugatuck, Michigan's best downtown hotel and inn. Daily breakfast from Silver Palate Cookbook Author Julee Rosso.
Enjoy special bed and breakfast deals and packages when you stay at the Candleberry Inn on Cape Cod.
Links to over 10,000 Rail Sites