Old 04-23-2014, 12:14 PM
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Originally Posted by mashnut View Post
We actually almost took that ferry going the other way this fall, but we got stuck in town for a day and had to change our plans. I would still like to do that, drive up into wisconsin, take the ferry over, and com back down the other way around the lake.
I may do that some time this summer to get over to the Flip area, and then drive back down and around to bag courses. That ferry ain't free, though...that's for sure.
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Old 04-23-2014, 12:19 PM
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Yeah, the ferry pricing is definitely the sticking point, especially if you have people you're splitting gas with to help defray the costs of going around the long way.
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Old 04-23-2014, 12:48 PM
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I have certainly travel AmTrak, and it is a fantastic way to travel. Few baggage restrictions and not customs or security to speak of. Although, in Chicago, you can be subjected to random bag searches from time to time and they have dogs sniffing about.
I took light rail from Chicago to play a course on a ball course. Had to walk a half mile or so, but it was great. Don't remember the name of the course.
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Old 04-23-2014, 12:58 PM
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looking at the maps: http://www.amtrak.com/empire-builder-train

compared to the course map browser on here it appears this could be a really good idea given some of the routes and courses along them in major cities.
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Old 04-23-2014, 12:59 PM
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Originally Posted by bobmcnelly View Post

This is the course I was talking about, btw.
Good start! Haha

My home course in Palatine is right next to a Metra Station for the Northwest Suburbs line, but at that local of a level you might as well drive
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Old 04-23-2014, 01:00 PM
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You could hop a freight train to Sierra College in Truckee. The hobos do.
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Old 04-23-2014, 01:08 PM
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I took a train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam to play Roel Langerak Park.

And if a Tram counts I took one from my hotel in Amsterdam to Sloterpark.

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Old 04-23-2014, 01:10 PM
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You can get to Renny, Hornets, RLSmith, Reedy, etc in Charlotte by bus from the Amtrak station.
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Old 04-23-2014, 01:17 PM
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Bryant Park in Albany, OR is not too far from the Amtrak station. I took the train up to play in a tournament there.
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Old 04-23-2014, 02:24 PM
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I was gonna take LA Metro Gold Line to catch the Amtrak Surfliner leaving from LA Union Station to downtown San Diego to play the San Diego Fling at Morley Field. Morley is in Balboa Park which is adjacent to downtown San Diego.

Was gonna go down Friday night, stay downtown at the Indigo Hotel, take a cab to Morley Saturday, play, hit up the Padres/Giants at Petco after and call it a day. But the tournament wasn't publicized in LA, it sold out quick and online registration wasn't available (seperate issue.) So, no dice.

Also, speaking of the LA Metro Gold Line, one could easily walk to Chavez Ridge DGC from the Chinatown stop on the Gold Line.
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