Syracuse: A City of Versatility and Historic Charm

MAY 18, 2017 | By CAITLIN YARRISH | New York has some of the greatest cities in the nation, and Syracuse is one of them! With restaurants, museums, history, and activities that will please everyone, this city should not be overlooked!

9 Things to Do Around Memorial Day Weekend

May 4, 2017 | By MICHAEL TIMPERT | Memorial Day is right around the corner, and even though it lands on a Monday this year, there are plenty of events to help celebrate!

Spring and Summer Gardens Across NYS

APRIL 24, 2017 | By CAITLIN YARRISH | Spring and summer bring to life many beautiful landscapes, and gardens across New York will help you experience this splendor to the fullest!

9 Ways to Celebrate the Arrival of Spring

APRIL 20, 2017 | By CAITLIN YARRISH | Spring, or more specifically the warm weather and cool breezes, is finally here! Celebrate its arrival with going to any of these outdoor festivals and fairs!

Take a Hike Over Lake George

APRIL 12, 2017 | By LAWRENCE LANZA | In just three miles, experience the largest view of Lake George, and the perfect hike to kick off spring outdoors.

Worth a Visit: The Wild Center in Tupper Lake

APRIL 10, 2017 | By TRACI SUPPA | Looking for an adventure? Or what about an experience unlike any other? The Wild Center at Tupper Lake is the place to go!

Baseball Sites Reachable Via Amtrak

APRIL 6, 2017 | By CAITLIN YARRISH & MICHAEL TIMPERT | Are you an avid baseball fan? Luckily, there are many great stadiums across New York State that are all reachable via Amtrak!

What's That?

APRIL 4, 2017 | BY ARLIE JOHANSEN | Have you ever looked out the window of a train and seen a beautiful building or landmark fly by? On Amtrak routes across New York, there are many impressive sights that will catch your eye!

Spring Back Into Spring

MARCH 23, 2017 | By CAITLIN YARRISH | Are you looking for something memorable to do late March or April? We have some awesome ideas that are sure to make your day unforgettable.

The 2017 NYS Maple Weekend is Here!

MARCH 15, 2017 | By MICAHEL TIMPERT | Enjoy the finest seasonal delicacies New York State has to offer, with hundreds of participating maple producers holding events for two weekends in March!

6 Not-to-Miss St. Patty’s Day Parades

MARCH 9, 2017 | By CAITLIN YARRISH | Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with these six grand parades that are sure to impress. Be sure to wear green!

Your March Madness Survival Guide

FEBRUARY 22, 2017 | Follow our handy survival guide and escape the "March Madness" season! Take a look at these other great events that have something fun for anyone.

Don't Miss the 2017 Saratoga Winterfest!

FEBRUARY 2, 2017 | The Saratoga Springs Winterfest is the sure thing to cure your winter blues. With dozens of events, ranging from sports to music and food, there's sure to be something for everybody!

Hudson: City of Re-imagined Charm

TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016 | By ARIAN DAVID HORBOVETZ | Need a break from hectic city life? Ride an Amtrak line into Hudson, and discover a re-imagined city of small town charm. Fine dining and high class shopping await!

Worth a Visit: The Pennsy

JANUARY 19, 2017 | Looking for something sinfully delicious that will have you coming back time and time again? Check out The Pennsy, a food hall located at 2 Penn Plaza. It's a great place to sit and indulge in some fine cuisine.

Best Places to Ski and Snowboard in New York

THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2016 | New York has some of the best ski locations in the Northeast! Avoid getting cabin fever by visiting the region's top rated mountains. Bond with your family while taking in New York's breathtaking winter landscape!

Top 10 Things to Do in NYC This Holiday Season

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2016 | It's the most wonderful time of the year! Have the merriest season with our favorite holiday attractions in New York City—iconic for spreading the holiday spirit and creating long-lasting memories for people every.

Top Winter Vacation Spots in New York

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2016 | Things can get very hectic over the winter, and the weather prevents some people from experiencing the beauty of New York. Don't let this happen to you this year!

Meet Marty!

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2016 | By TRACI SUPPA | Meet Marty Quinn, 2015 ESPA Award winner and by far one of the best Amtrak conductors in New York!

Traveling with Kids During the Holiday Season Made Easier by Amtrak

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2016 | There are many benefits for traveling with Amtrak this holiday season. Make your holiday travels stress free this year!

New Amtrak Station Opening in Niagara Falls

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2016 | By ANDREW FREY | The old Amtrak station on Willard Avenue in Niagara Falls will close its doors, as a new, long-awaited station opens.

All Aboard the Polar Express!

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2016 | The movie that was inspired by Chris Van Allsburg's classic book has now come to life! Children of all ages can now experience the same Christmas spirit as the children in the animated masterpiece “The Polar Express.”

Things to Do in Saratoga Springs

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2016 | By JACLYN EINIS | Twenty minutes on Amtrak’s Adirondack line— that’s all it takes to feel completely removed from New York City. Another three or so hours of rambling along the Hudson, and Manhattan’s a faint memory when you arrive in Saratoga Springs.

Museum Picks from Don Wildman!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2016—Earlier this year, host of Travel Channel's long-running Mysteries at the Museum, Don Wildman embarked on a sprawling, statewide odyssey throughout New York to visit the state's amazing collection of museums.

Amtrak and Taste NY Team Up

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2016—Amtrak and Taste NY have recently announced a brand new partnership. Now, passengers will be exposed to the great foods and beverages NY has to offer on Amtrak trains!

Take Amtrak to See the Top Hockey Teams and Arenas in New York State and Further

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2016—With hockey season right around the corner, it has never been easier to get out and support your team. Amtrak provides you with an easy train ride to some of New York State’s top professional and major college hockey teams and arenas.

Amtrak's "Great Dome" Car Returns

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2016—The dome car is back in New York, but only for a limited time! What better way to get a glimpse of Upstate New York and Canada this fall, than from a train car that gives you a full view of your surroundings.

Take a Cycling Trip with Amtrak

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2016—The day has come! Amtrak’s Lake Shore Limited line now allows space for six bike racks that cyclists can place their bikes without taking them apart. As the foliage and weather begin to change, there has never been a more perfect time to ride.

Amtrak Takes You to the Top Football Teams and Stadiums in New York State!

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016—Whether you like being out on the field, or watching from the sidelines, Amtrak provides an easy train ride to some of New York State’s top professional and major college teams and stadiums.

Tour New York with Connections: Suggested Itineraries

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2016—Tours of wineries, small historic towns, famous destinations, craft breweries and distilleries, Hudson River Valley attractions and much more!

Fall Fun Getaways at 7 Craft Breweries & Distilleries

THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2016—More than the home of a historic village and picturesque views, the Catskills have their very own beverage trail.



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