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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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The Great Dome Car

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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Making a Splash at 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.

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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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