• Best U.S. Cities for Oktoberfest Celebrations

    28 days ago - By Global Traveler Usa

    WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities across 24 key metrics to determine the best destinations for an upcoming Oktoberfest celebration. The brand's study found the estimated cost for an American to attend Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, is $5,000. Munich boasts a $1.43 billion annual economic impact on Munich. During Oktoberfest, nearly 2 million gallons of beer are consumed and more than 510,000 whole roast chickens eaten.
    WalletHub's top 10 U.S. cities for Oktoberfest celebrations include:
    New York City, New York
    Denver, Colorado
    Portland, Oregon
    Philadelphia...
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  • Amtrak Police and Operation Lifesaver Team Up for Largest U.S. Rail Safety Enforcement Action

    Amtrak Police and Operation Lifesaver Team Up for Largest U.S. Rail Safety Enforcement Action

    28 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Amtrak Police and Operation Lifesaver Inc. , on Tues. Sept. 24, will host “ Operation Clear Track,” the single largest railroad safety detail to be mobilized across the U.S. as part of National Rail Safety Week that runs Sept. 22-28.
    During “Operation Clear Track,” Police and Sheriff's officials from more than 600 departments will enforce state grade crossing and trespassing laws across 48 states. During the three-hour safety detail, law enforcement officers will issue citations and warnings to drivers and trespassers who fail to comply with state laws. The safety initiative will take...
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