USA by Rail: plus Canada's main routes (Bradt Travel Guide)
This ninth edition of Bradt's USA by Rail guidebook has been fully revised and expanded to take account of changes to Amtrak routes and services, plus the latest Amtrak and VIA Rail pass details, and features over 500 destinations, including Disney World, the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls. With 25 long-distance train journeys across the United States and a further 12 in Canada, plus sightseeing highlights for 38 major cities, accommodation options from cheap to chic and everything you need to find your way around unfamiliar train stations, this book has all the practical information required to make the most of a rail pass. There are maps, route plans and photographs, up-to-date security and immigration information, plus vital tips for sightseeing, local transport and accommodation, as well as chapters on VIA Rail, the Rocky Mountaineer and other trains in Canada. The book also includes a history of North American railroads, current steam train operators, tourist railways and museums, as well as sound advice for the visitor from overseas. Hundreds of Internet contacts make it easy to plan and make reservations for any trip you desire.The grandeur of America's scenery – from its never-ending prairies, the Joshua trees of the Mojave Desert and the saw-toothed peaks of the Rocky ...
- ASIN: 1784776254
Rail-Trails Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio: The definitive guide to the region's top multiuse trails
Across the country, more than 1600 unused railroad corridors have been converted to level, public, multiuse trails, where people can enjoy a fitness run, a leisurely bike ride, or a stroll with the family. In this updated guide in the popular series, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy presents the finest rail-trails plus other great multiuse trails in three Midwestern states.Rail-Trails Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio covers more than 70 trails in the region. Many rail-trails are paved and run through the most scenic parts of towns. Others, such as the 20-mile Sam Vadalabene Great River Road Bike Trail, travel along lush waterways, dramatic bluffs, and steep hills. The Monoon Trail in Indiana highlights the best of midwestern rail-trails by stitching together neighborhoods, recreational facilities, schools, and cultural centers between Indianapolis and Carmel. Rail-Trails Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio lets readers enjoy the serenity of the rural countryside along the Midwest's many great multiuse trails.This full-color book includes succinct descriptions of each trail from start to finish, plus at-a-glance summary information indicating permitted uses, surface type, length, and directions to trailheads for each trail. Every trip has a detailed map that includes start and end points, trail...
- Brand: WILDERNESS
- ASIN: 0899978487
Rail USA Museums & Trips! Maps & Guides to 1200+ Train Rides, Heritage Railroads, Historic Depots, Railroad & Trolley Museums, Model Layouts, Train Watching Hotspots, Historic Sites & More
The ultimate guides for rail enthusiasts! More than 1,200 attractions in all 50 states. Three illustrated regional guide maps included: Eastern, Central & Western States. Rail museums, historic depots, scenic railroads, dinner trains, trolleys, model layouts, train-watching locations...and more...are located on detailed maps for easy travel planning. Directory includes descriptions of each venue and GPS-ready addresses and contact info. 48 eye-catching, original watercolor illustrations of historic trains, stations & sites. Each map is 27 x 39 inches, folded to 6 x 9-3/4 inches. Printed two sides. The three maps are shrink-wrapped in a cardstock folder. Individual titles also offered separately on Amazon. For Eastern States, search 1888216476. Central States, search 1888216492. Western States, search 1888216514.
- ASIN: 1888216530
Rail USA Museums & Trips Guide & Map Western States 445 Train Rides, Heritage Railroads, Historic Depots, Railroad & Trolley Museums, Model Layouts, Train-Watching Locations & More!
The Ultimate Guide for Railroad Enthusiasts! Up-to-date information on 445 rail attractions in 19 states, from the Great Plains and Texas to the Pacific. Railroad points of interest shown on detailed map plus 7 regional insets for easy travel planning. With 16 brilliant original watercolor illustrations.Printed on paper, two sides. Size: 27 x 39 inches, folded to 6 x 9-3/4. Directory on reverse includes venue descriptions, street addresses, phone numbers & websites, plus symbols for: Railroad Museums & Exhibits Original 19th & Early 20th Century Depots Historic Sites Trips Miniature trains to scenic excursions Dinner Trains Trolleys Model Trains Train-Watching Locations Includes these states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming. Also available: Eastern States, Central States and National Edition with all 3 Regional Maps together.
- ASIN: 1888216514
Rail-Trails Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York
Across the country, more than 1,600 unused railroad corridors have been converted to level, public, multiuse trails, where people can enjoy a fitness run, a leisurely bike ride, or a stroll with the family. In this newest addition to the popular series, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy presents the Northeast’s finest rail-trails. Rail-Trails Northeast covers one hundred of New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania’s rail-trails. With a rich industrial and passenger rail history, the Northeast is one of the densest rail-trail regions in the country. Rural, suburban, or urban, rail-trails serve as the backbone of an impressive trail system. This two-color book includes succinct descriptions of each trail from start to finish, plus at-a-glance summary information indicating permitted uses, surface type, length, and directions to trailheads for each trail. Every trip has a detailed map that includes start and end points, trailhead, parking, restroom facilities, and other amenities.
- Color: One Color
- Brand: Wilderness Press
- ASIN: 0899976492
Rail USA Museums & Trips Guide & Map Central States 429 Train Rides, Heritage Railroads, Historic Depots, Railroad & Trolley Museums, Model Layouts, Train-Watching Locations & More!
The Ultimate Guide for Railroad Enthusiasts! Information on 429 rail attractions from the Great Lakes to the Gulf Coast -- the most comprehensive and up-to-date listing anywhere. Rail museums, historic depots, scenic railroads, dinner trains, trolleys, model layouts, train-watching locations...and more...are located on detailed maps for easy travel planning. 16 brilliant original watercolor illustrations. Directory describes every point of interest, with street address, phone number and web site. Paper, printed on two sides. Size: 27 x 39 inches, folded to 6 x 9-3/4 inches. Includes these states: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Wisconsin. Also available: Eastern States, Western States and National Edition set with all 3 Regional Maps together.
- ASIN: 1888216492
Best Rail Trails Pacific Northwest: More Than 60 Rail Trails in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho (Best Rail Trails Series)
Best Rail Trails Pacific Northwest is the complete guide to walking, jogging, biking, and cross-country skiing more than sixty of the best rail trails in one of the most beautiful and geographically varied reaches of America. Written by a local author with expert knowledge of the region, this easy-to-use book provides mile-by-mile descriptions of the most popular rural and urban rail trails in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, plus complete listings of the region’s other rail trails—from Washington’s Burke Gilman Trail that passes above the old sand point naval base, to Idaho’s Route of the Hiawatha Trail, renowned for its tunnels. Look inside to find:Full trail profiles, including length, access points, difficulty rating, and surface typeDetailed trail mapsFull-color photosGPS coordinatesAt-a-glance icons for easy identification of rail trails that best suit one’s interestsInformation on wheelchair accessibility; availability of parking, restrooms, and places to eat along the trail; locations of ranger stations, visitor’s centers, and depot museums; and where to rent bikes
- ASIN: 0762797061
Beyond the Rails: USA Cross Country Train Travel (Volume 1)
Did you know that you can travel for two weeks, visit eight different destinations all for less than the price of a round trip airline ticket? Have you ever wanted to take an adventure unlike anything else you have ever done? Do you want a quantity of quality time with your family or friends? Did you know that a train adventure can provide the most incredible scenery, all while offering the epitome of relaxation? Insider secrets, travel planning, sleeping on a train, what to bring, where to sit and so much more are all inside the pages of this book. Over twenty destinations are featured in the “Day Trippers” section of the book including visits to national parks as well as major cities. Get the ins an outs of train stations in the United States, no two are alike, find out what to do and where to stay once you arrive! Go Away, Plan the Trip of a Lifetime!
- ASIN: 1545161070
Subways & Light Rail in den USA 3: Mittlerer Westen & Süden - Midwest & South: U-Bahn, Stadtbahn, Straßenbahn von Chicago über Dallas und New Orleans bis Miami
- ASIN: 3936573387
Subways and Light Rail in the USA 2: The West Vol. 2 (English and German Edition)
- ASIN: 3936573352
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