Beyond the Rails, USA Cross-Country Train Travel

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Did you know that you can travel for two weeks, visit eight different destinations all for the price of one round trip airline ticket?

Have you ever wanted to take an adventure unlike anything else you have ever done?

Did you know that a train adventure can provide the most incredible scenery, all while offering the epitome of relaxation?

Over twenty destinations  are featured in the book including visits to several national parks and major cities.

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Beyond the Rails, USA Cross Country Train Travel

Alternate title:  “Train Travel, Who Knew?”

This workshop serves to introduce audiences to a trip of a lifetime. A train trip every American should take. Over the course of two years my family and I have covered over 13,000 miles by train. An accidental adventure with unprecedented, life changing, outcomes. The people, the places, and more importantly the perspective has changed our lives forever.  Hear firsthand the ins and outs of train travel, what to expect, where to go, who should go, and how to plan your own excursion.

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Go Away!

With the right attitude, anywhere, anytime is an adventure! Discover the power of adventure and the benefits for you and your family. The single most important gift you will ever give anyone is your time. If your gift of time includes a new experience, a shared discovery, a moment of genuine and mutual understanding then your gift of time becomes a memory that is irreplaceable.

Twenty first century children and families have the world at their fingertips, but not in their souls. Discover the educational, social and relational benefits travel and adventure can have on you and your family. Go away, Beyond the Rails, literally and figuratively with your next adventure.

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Could your employees use a corporate reset? Is vacation time accruing at alarming rates? Constant connectivity is wreaking havoc on worker’s personal and professional aspirations. This workshop is researched based however it is presented with humorous, real life, relevance. Invite Lisa’s  two plus decades of organizational expertise, coupled with her passion for travel and adventure to inspire your group, your staff, your colleagues to be living better… the only mistake is not to begin!


Workshops can be catered to your audience in many ways. An interactive question and answer, an organizational “how to” approach the planning a dynamic, cross country adventure.  Or choose a more inspirational look at travel and adventure and all of its benefits. Please contact me with your request for a presentation and we can discuss what will work for you and your audience.