Americans search for cheaper Thanksgiving trips

Passengers wait to board a bus leaving New York City at the Port Authority Bus Terminal, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009. Some travelers are forgoing air travel and taking alternate modes of transportation this holiday season (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

November 25, 2009 5:36:17 AM PST
The Miles family is changing it up this year in the annual American race to make it to the table for Thanksgiving dinner. Instead of booking plane tickets, they opted to take the 1,100-mile trip by train.