Cross country train trip USA -- sleeper or no?
July 27, 2012 2:53 PM Subscribe
Cross country train trip -- sleeper or no? Terrible idea?
posted by caoimhe to travel & transportation around United States (44 answers total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
My spouse and I are toying around with the idea of doing the Amtrak either from Boston to San Fran or from San Fran back to Boston in August. (We would fly the other way).
A few questions: is a sleeper really necessary? It is extremely expensive, and I'll do it if the trip would suck otherwise, but I really want to know it's worth it.
Also, does it matter which way we go? I mean, will the views be better one way or the other? (I imagine not, but still).
Good experience with plugs/wifi?
Any other suggestions for the trip? Anything else I should know?