Archive for July, 2009
Posted on 31. Jul, 2009 by Elaine Johnston.
The Shasta Sunset Dinner Train adds a touch of elegance to any vacation… In the mid-1890′s George W. Scott and William W. Van Arsdale began laying track to connect McCloud, California with the recently arrived Southern Pacific R.R. in Sisson (what is now called Mt. Shasta). The two gentlemen’s pursuit of business led to the [...]
Posted on 27. Jul, 2009 by Elaine Johnston.
It seems like only yesterday, but it was last September when I made a stop in Vail, Colorado. It was a first-time visit for me, but hopefully not the last. I was escorting a group of our traveling friends on a Trains Across Colorado tour with Mayflower Tours. I fell in love with Vail right [...]
Posted on 26. Jul, 2009 by Elaine Johnston.
San Antonio, Texas…one of the prettiest cities I have ever visited… I’ve spent hours and hours taking in the beauty of River Walk and then enjoying a leisurely lunch or dinner at one of the many wonderful restaurants along the way. What a way to live! If you are gathering up a group of friends [...]