The Empire Builder

WE'RE TRAVELING from Chicago to Seattle aboard Amtrak's famous Empire Builder. ATTENDANTS GREETED US as we approached the car we were assigned to. After checking our boarding passes, we stepped up onto the train. Watch out for those steps; they are steep even with the traditional step stool. Once on board, we were shown a… Continue reading The Empire Builder

Off on another train adventure

It’s been a year since we visited New Orleans via Amtrak. Riding on Amtrak was as much a part of the adventure as visiting the Big Easy. Today, we’re boarding The Empire Builder to Chicago. It follows a northern route across Montana, Idaho, the Dakotas until it turns south and terminates in Cicago There we… Continue reading Off on another train adventure

Day 1

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 | King Street Station WE BOARDED THE EMPIRE BUILDER at the King Street Street Station in downtown Seattle. It’s a beautiful building dating back to 1906. As they say, “They don’t build them like that anymore. In case you haven’t had the pleasure of looking inside the station, here are some… Continue reading Day 1