When the Grossmont High School Class of 1964 50 Year Golden Reunion date was announced it seemed that it was a very unusual event, very! Could a 50 year high school reunion be more than just coming to the reunion. I thought about it for a while and decided that it could be celebrated with an equally unusual vacation of a lifetime. That is how this years All America Vacation became a 30 Day Countdown to Reunion Night.
It started with:
As long as I was coming from Hawaii for the Grossmont 50 year reunion I should make the best use of that airline ticket and go to a few additional places while I was on the mainland.
When I started to research the possibility of additional travel, a few articles caught my attention.
One was “The most scenic Amtrak train rides in the United States . A must ride adventure” it said.
Another was a list of the 10 most extreme roller coasters in the United States.
A third key piece of research I came across was the great price and availability that was possible with a 12 segment, 30 day Amtrak Rail Pass.