In Travel Traveling in the 1800s versus today from New York City Posted on July 24, 2013 All the points of travel start at New York City. By 1930 with the advent of railroads, What took 2 weeks in the 1800s, was now only 1 day. Can you imagine? Now it’s hours. Source and Via. Related 1800s1930sFactsHorsesInterestingRailroadsTrainTransportationTravelTravelingUSA Share Tweet Pin It +1 Sherry of Save. Spend. Splurge. Sherry. You may also like Are American tourists really all that rude? Posted on September 16, 2013 Travel: What it’s like to visit China – Food in Grocery Stores Posted on July 18, 2014 How we plan an itinerary and budget when we travel Posted on December 11, 2017 Previous PostWhat people should really learn about their money in their 20s Next PostWhy I won't be paying for my children's college education 4 Comments william hamel Travelling is now faster and more affordable before people had to take days traveling to reach the desired location, now only a matter of hours to get where we want. Log in to Reply saverspender @ save. spend. splurge. Very true… which is why when people say they’d LIKE to travel but can’t do it because of money, I want to squeal. 🙂 You don’t need thousands to travel, you just have to give up some luxuries. Log in to Reply Vanessa I saw these maps awhile back and I love them! Thanks for posting them and refreshing my memory 😀 Log in to Reply saverspender @ save. spend. splurge. Now travel is so easy, it’s amazing what people had to put up with before. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.