Category Archives: trains

Tucson

A visit to Tucson to see the Presidio began with a fabulous meal at El Charro Resturant.  We learned its a Tucson landmark and claims to have invented the Chimichanga. While there we heard of a Spring Festival nearby so … Continue reading

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Alpine Texas

Alpine TX is the hub for visitors to Big Bend National Park and a nice town on its own.  As with most cities in the West it started out as a railroad town.  We found an old South Orient RR … Continue reading

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The Royal Palm Railway Experience

We visited the newest incarnation of the Mt. Dora Florida Railway.  The new operator on these tracks is the Orlando & Northwestern Railway offering The Royal Palm Railway Experience on the Golden Triangle Route from Mt. Dora to Tavares to … Continue reading

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Portland Maine

Portland is a small city with a progressive vibe.  We visited on an amazing day in October with 87 degrees!  The city has a nice little railroad museum and preserves a 2 foot gauge railway.  Thats 24 inches between the … Continue reading

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Western Maine and the White Mountains of New Hampshire

On arriving in Maine, we first stayed at Bethel Outdoor Adventure campground in Bethel Maine.  Our Maine friend Paul gave us a great intro tour of the area.  We had lunch at a typical small store/cafe/social hub that seems to … Continue reading

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Trains of New Hampshire

So much to see and do in Western Maine and New Hampshire we have to break out the trains.  We had heard about the Cog Railway and the Conway Scenic Railway but there is so much more rail history and … Continue reading

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Northeastern PA

This is our first trip to northeastern Pennsylvania in our motorhome.  We didn’t know quite what to expect. It turns out, NE PA has a lot to offer.  Our campground is very near Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.  The … Continue reading

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