My wife and I are looking at the possibility of a summer trip to Seattle, probably in late August as I'd like to take in an Angels-Mariners game up there between August 30 and September 1.
But we could be going earlier in the month.
We may not be going at all, because of fluctuating financial conditions.
If we do go, we'd like to investigate the Amtrak Coast Starlight. We'd have a week to ten days total, so that would be counted as part of the vacation experience.
I know that, illogically, it's usually cheaper to fly than take the train.
Any thoughts, tips, thoughts on good places to stay? She's been to Seattle before - I haven't.
We'd be leaving from Carpinteria or Santa Barbara, CA most likely if we take Amtrak - so I know that means a trip on the bus to Bakersfield first.
Thoughts? Thanks in advance.