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6 Reasons to Travel by Train for Your Next Vacation

With the rising cost of airfare, many travelers are looking at other modes of transportation to go on vacation. Most generally drive, however that can be an arduous start to any vacation. Instead, here are 6 reasons to travel by train on your next vacation.

Comfort – Train seats are large and your seating area is spacious. No one will be knocking into you, snoring on your shoulder, or stealing your arm rest, like on a plane. And compared to a car, there is more room while sitting, a higher likelihood you will actually sleep, and the ability to get up and walk around if your legs cramp. All in all, traveling by train is the most comfortable way to travel.

Cost – Almost across the board, traveling by train is less expensive than traveling by plane. Even the most bare-bones flights will cost more than a train ticket. And for longer rides, trains are generally less expensive than driving when you factor in gas, tolls, hotel rooms, and the wear-and-tear on your car.

Convenience – Unlike the airport where you have security lines, boarding lines, check-in lines, and waiting time, you simply walk up to your train as it …