Hop a Scenic Mountain Train in Blue Ridge, Georgia

Hop a Scenic Mountain Train in Blue Ridge, Georgia

Board the train in Blue Ridge for a scenic excursion through the mountains. Then explore the historic sister cities of McCaysville, Georgia, and Copperhill, Tennessee. I was a guest of Georgia’s Blue Ridge, but all thoughts and opinions are my own....
Design Your Own Arizona Road Trip Itinerary

Design Your Own Arizona Road Trip Itinerary

Design your own Arizona road trip with Backroad Planet’s suggested destinations, activities, scenic drives & heritage railways, plus our exclusive planning resources. I was a guest of Visit Arizona, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. This...
Ride Arizona’s Verde Canyon Railroad

Ride Arizona’s Verde Canyon Railroad

Arizona’s Verde Canyon Railroad travels into the past, along the Verde River, through national forests and desert landscapes, to the ghost town of Perkinsville. I was a guest of Visit Arizona, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. This post may...
Two Montana Ghost Towns Where the Old West Comes Alive

Two Montana Ghost Towns Where the Old West Comes Alive

Discover Virginia City and Nevada City, two Montana ghost towns where memories of the 1863 Gold Rush and visions of the Old West come alive. Guest Post by June Russell-Chamberlin Two Montana Ghost Towns When prospectors William Fairweather and Henry Edgar struck...
Discover Switzerland’s Engadine Valley: The Hidden Side

Discover Switzerland’s Engadine Valley: The Hidden Side

Discover Engadine Switzerland, with a hike through Swiss National Park, a drive along the Bernina Pass, a White Turf horse race in St. Moritz, an auto-train ride through the Vereina Tunnel, a glimpse of the 17th century painted houses at Guarda, and many more scenic...
6 Practical Tips for a Journey by Train

6 Practical Tips for a Journey by Train

Whether it be long or short, planned or unexpected, these six practical tips for a journey by train will help make the ride a pleasant, and even memorable experience. Guest Post by Wendy Dessler 6 Practical Tips for a Journey by Train Train rides are a great way to...