Travel to the Adirondacks by Rail with Amtrak
Six million acres of mountains, woods, waterways, parks and villages. Starting points: Fort Edward-Glens Falls, Whitehall, Ticonderoga, Port Henry, Westport, Port Kent, Plattsburgh and Rouses Point.Adirondacks
Explore, Relax, Indulge & More!
Visiting the Adirondacks but don’t know how to plan out your trip? With so many things to see and places to go within the region, itineraries are always helpful tools for visiting the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. Whether you’re passing through, spending the night or staying for a few days, we’ve got your planning covered.
Unique Rail Packages from the City to the Peaks
Imagine relaxing under the stars from the deck of an old-fashioned paddle-wheeler while reminiscing about the glorious view you hiked to earlier that day. Or maybe you spent the afternoon at a sandy beach after an adrenaline-packed morning at an amusement park. You must be in Lake George! Urbanites have spent their vacations here since the mid-1800’s spurred by William H.H. Murray’s Adventures in the Wilderness, a combination guidebook and collection of short stories about this region of the Adirondacks. Murray took the train to Lake George for its fresh air, clear water and majestic, wildlife-laden forests.
Million Dollar Beach
Nothing says “family vacation” more than Million Dollar Beach! Throw some cold drinks and a picnic lunch in a cooler. Grab a couple of folding chairs, oversized towels, a pail and a shovel. It’s time to check off Million Dollar Beach, and some of the best beaches across NY off your bucket list….Click to Read More
For those who love to get outside on a getaway, the Adirondacks are a gem. ‘Nothing new about that. As the railroads expanded into the region during the 1800s, the Adirondacks became the preferred summer destination for city dwellers who wished to cool off, breathe fresh air, and escape into nature….Click to Read More
Check out the Amtrak map to plan your next adventure!
Amtrak’s Adirondack line is home to several stations that take travelers throughout this beautiful region. Stops include Fort Edward/Glens Falls (FED), Whitehall (WHL), Ticonderoga (FTC), Port Henry (POH), Westport (WSP), Port Kent (PRK), Plattsburgh (PLB) and Rouses Point (RSP).