When I came across an article about Amtrak replacing its aging fleet of trains,I'll admit, I kinda got excited! My daughters and I had made the epic 4-day Amtrak ride across America (from New York to Los Angeles) once, and saw its massive potential if only its aging fleet were refreshed. So I was immediately hopeful that Amtrak might be upgrading its giant cross-country trains, and lure us back for another trek.
Jet lag is hard enough for grownups to get over, and practically impossible for kids. Having traveled many times with my girls to other countries, I've learned that the best way for them to get over their jetlag, is to let them get their full sleep.