Adirondack Mountains

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.

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Taking the Dome Car to Montreal

While planning a getaway with friends to Montréal for the city’s 375th anniversary, reading about the Great Dome Car’s panoramic views of fall foliage and dramatic cliffs along Lake Champlain and it was time to experience it firsthand.

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Discover New York’s Museums with Don Wildman

Greetings, fellow travelers! Thanks for joining me on my sprawling journey to New York’s amazing collection of museums. I’ve embarked – with the generous help of New York By Rail and I Love New York – on a statewide odyssey to explore the astonishing depth and breadth of a distinctive collective community — New York’s museums, learning a few of the remarkable things they have to teach along the way.

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Lake Placid: Skiers’ Paradise

Related Sampling the Lake George Area I recently followed a slightly modified version of New York By Rail’s “The Original Vacation.” During the trip I fell down a mountain, screamed, launching 200 feet skyward, and watched fireworks illuminate the sky over the Lake George Area—and that was just the first of three days. With Amtrak and a…

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