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Canada Pacific Northwest Transit Adventures

Whistler to Seattle aboard Greyhound, the Train2Main, and Amtrak Cascades Wyeing out of Vancouver

I have to excellent days of skiing at Whistler/Blackcomb and should have paid the $50 for a 50% off third day; the resort is so huge there just wasn’t time to explore all of it. To get to and from the ski area (the HI doesn’t have Ski In/Ski Out access or a free shuttle) […]

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Canada Pacific Northwest Transit Adventures

Amtrak Cascades up Puget Sound to a $1 Greyhound ride up the Sea-to-Sky Highway

The reason for coming out to the Pacific Northwest is to use up my two already paid for days of skiing on my Mountain Collective Pass at Whistler/Backcomb. The largest ski area in North America! I considered booking a through Amtrak Throughway ticket to Whistler the fares seem to very a bit. I didn’t end […]

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Transit Adventures

An Only Slightly Late Greyhound Ride from Tucson to Mesa – Making my Friends Find the Stations for the First Time

I need to from Tucson to Phoenix and unforchunately the cheapest way to do this is a 2 hour bus ride on Greyhound. The schedule I want also stops in Mesa and I ask and find out from my friend in Tempe that Mesa is much closer and I buy a ticket there (it will […]

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Finishing CA to an AGR Roomette

Greyhound Cancels a bus: A 4½ hour trip from Tucson to Phoenix

Yet again Greyhound is a Nightmare! I have a nice relaxing morning hanging out at the house of some friends, the perfect, post lack of sleep overnight train activity. At about 1:30 I get dropped off at the Greyhound station for the 2:00pm bus I booked yesterday getting the cheapest $13 fare by paying at 7/11. […]

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Transit Adventures

Greyhound to the Champaign to the Illini back to Chicago

As I was waking up I saw the Texas Eagle on its diversion leaving town crossing a more southern bridge across the Mississippi out my 20th floor hotel room window. I wish I had been able to figure out a way to ride it diverted without spending a bunch on a sleeper since #322, the […]

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Tennessee to Texas

Home From Colorado: Greyhound to Denver to two Local Buses to SkyRide to a JetBlue Red-Eye to the Q10 to the A Train

I’m back in New York! I had thought about taking the train back cross-county but when I realized Amtrak would be double the price of flying I just couldn’t justify it so only about two weeks ago I decided to buy a plane ticket on JetBlue. The final day of my Tennessee to Texas trip […]

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Tennessee to Texas

Back to C. Springs via a Full Southwest Chief through the night to La Junta, and BeeLine Express and Greyhound Buses

Hello from Colorado Springs where my trip of actual traveling has fully come to a close (I’m here for two weddings). Wednesday began with me sleeping in a bit until 9:00 and relaxing in my room, having a disgusting breakfast of donuts from the day before. At 10:00 I go downstairs to check out and […]

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Tennessee to Texas

A Chatty and Long Greyhound and MATA Ride into Memphis

Greetings from Memphis and the cheapest (only $15 a night) but really quite nice on the top floor of a church hostel I have ever stayed in. There is nothing religious about it, I was really skeptical of the place when I reserved my bed. Yesterday, I had a fairly quiet full day in Nashville. […]

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Tennessee to Texas

A Greyhound Aventure to Nashville and Riding the Music City Star

Howdy from Nashville! Well if the MegaBus Stop in Chattanooga is inconvenient, the Greyhound Stanton is in the middle of nowhere. It is out by the airport. There is a bus route that serves it directly but only six times a day on a round about route that seemed unnecessary. I could have taken MegaBus […]

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Transit Adventures

A Broad Street Subway Day in Philly!

Today, me and my one railfan friend decided it was time to go down to Philly and together visit every station on the Broad Street Line. I am not at all a fan of buses but New York to Philly is one of the few rides I can tolerate since the bus is so much […]