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I hope that you’ve enjoyed the past week of travel information – here’s a recap of what you may have missed from Points With a Crew over the past week or so

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An interesting post about the top “landmark” in each of the 50 US states

I do find it amusing and somewhat arbitrary as to what is considered “the best”

But… I am a sucker for crossing things off lists, so I wonder how many of the top 50 landmarks YOU’VE been to?

(I’d only been to 10)




Last week I shared my 11 year old son’s bucket list (including such scenic jaunts as Lincoln, Nebraska and St. Paul, Minnesota)

This week it’s my daughter’s turn – 20 places my 9 year old wants to go

We at least have her thinking a few places outside the country, but she also wants to see Louisiana, Mississippi and Rode [sic] Island



Conventional wisdom says that with the new Amtrak Guest Rewards 2.0 changes (i.e. devaluation), long sleeper car travel is dead


Taking a quick look at some of the go-forward rates show that it may still be viable

Amtrak points for sleeper travel is DEAD… or is it?



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If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: My son’s hilarious travel bucket list, living on airbnb for a year, a transfer ending on Monday, and what hotels really think about you

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