Travel: Land Cruise

Rail travel as a form of pleasure may just possibly be on its way back. Last week a travel company called Four Winds announced three "Americana Rail Cruises" in June, July and August. Each will consist of a 15-car chartered train, which will take a maximum 300 passengers on a 23-day tour of the U.S. and Mexico. For $1,095 apiece, the rail cruisers will be provided with dancing and entertainment aboard, as well as nine nights in "luxury hotels" in Washington, D.C., New Orleans, Mexico City, Denver, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The baggage allowance will be an eye-opener...

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