Amtrak’s Singing Cafe Car Attendant

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    I travel between Los Angeles and San Diego a fair bit, and it's a trip I always struggle with. In theory you have a good number of options -- you can take a plane, train, or automobile. But in practice it's just a crappy trip no matter which choice you go with. I almost exclusively take Amtrak, assuming I'm not flying out of either airport that day. Why? -- I'd rather not rent a car in general, and beyond that traffic can be highly variable on the ride up and down the coast -- If I fly then it would be a ~45 minute drive to LAX, then I'd have to take the commuter bus to the American Eagle terminal, then it would be a quick flight, and I'd be there -- Otherwise I can make the ~25 minute drive to Union Station and take Amtrak down the coast for the three hour ride, which at least features reasonably comfortable seats, power ports, and wifi; it's also the cheapest option The post Amtrak’s Singing Cafe Car Attendant appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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