Jilly, it runs from Lorton, VA to Sanford Florida. The trains leave each station at 4:00 each day and arrive on the opposite station usually by 9:30 the next morning. Sometimes they may roll out a little early if they get everything loaded. The cut off time to check-in is 3:00 so if everything is on-board, off we go.
I don't want to bring my laptop this time so I'm trying to find an inexpensive portable DVD player. There are outlets at the seats.
I'm SOOO excited. Sometimes my family gets a little nervous when I do things like this alone, but I LOVE it! The ride is so beautiful at night looking out over all the city lights, and I get to sleep and wake up without being tired from driving. Granted I can make the drive in 12 hours, but end up exhausted.
My train gets in to Sanford at the same time my sister's plane's land, we are in a race to see who gets to the hotel first.