Columbia County

A former whaling city, Hudson is an art-and-antiques-collecting destination. Plan your next trip by rail and experience the excitement of New York State's Columbia County in Hudson!

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The 2017 NYS Maple Weekend is Here!

Maple Weekend is New York State’s celebration of the most delicious seasonal snacks around! From maple syrup, maple sugar, maple coated popcorn and nuts, and even maple drinks like vodka and sangria, there’s something for everybody to enjoy. And because there are hundreds of participating suppliers across the state, anyone can hop on an Amtrak train and be munching down sweets …

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From Whales to Sales: Things to do in Columbia County

SPONSORED CONTENT   In Hudson, a 19th-century whaling town-turned-hotspot, the modern intersects with the traditional, making it the perfect place for art and antique collecting.   Wm. Farmer & Sons (20 S. Front Street), across from the train station on the waterfront, is a great place to start or end your visit. The boardinghouse/restaurant/ barroom offers craft cocktails, snacks and farm-to-table …

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Hudson: City of Re-imagined Charm

All Photos by Arian David Horbevetz I reclined in my comfy seat, watching the sun rise over the upstate New York countryside, a steaming cup of coffee and my computer on the tray table in front of me. The scenery danced like an inspirational backdrop as my train crossed the state to my destination, Hudson. Making my way to the cafe …

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Best Places to Ski and Snowboard in New York

Want to take your family on a winter excursion? Amtrak allows you to do so without the hassle of cramming your car full of skis, snowboards and equipment! Save hours of driving and just hop on the train at a nearby Amtrak station, and visit some of New York’s finest ski resorts. Rent equipment upon arrival for a low rate, …

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