All Aboard, Fido and Fluffy!
Don’t leave your furry friend at home this #holiday season! Make a reservation to #travel with your pet on @Amtrak. #travelingwithpets #petsonamtrak #amtrakpets #holidaytravelingContinue reading
Traveling on Amtrak Amid COVID-19
Celebrating New York Maple Weekend
Visit maple producers across NY to learn about the sugarmaking process, its traditions and taste pure maple syrup in its many forms – right from the source!Continue reading
Best Ski Resorts in New York
New York has some of the best places to ski in the Northeast! Avoid getting cabin fever by visiting some of the best ski resorts in New York.Continue reading
All Aboard the Polar Express!
Happy 50th Anniversary Empire Service!
The Empire Service has not only survived the ups and downs of the last half-century but also become a mainstay among New York rail-travelers. What the future holds for intercity service in Upstate New York is hard to predict, but hopefully, the high-speed rail service will continue to serve the public.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
9 Things to do Around Memorial Day Weekend
Memorial Day is right around the corner, and even though it lands on a dreaded Monday this year, there are still plenty of New York State events ready to kick off the summer with a burst of American Spirit! From celebrations of American music and its icons to locally sourced food at top-tier restaurants and breweries, this Memorial Day should be a time to remember!Continue reading
9 Ways to Celebrate the Arrival of Spring
With the wacky weather this year, it looks like the warm weather is finally here to stay. Tulips will be seen peeking from the ground and the sun making its way from behind the clouds. It’s time to head outdoors and embrace all this newfound beauty. Fortunately, there are a number of events throughout New York State accessible via Amtrak …Continue reading
Baseball Stadiums reachable via Amtrak
Whether you’re a hardcore sports fanatic or someone who is simply looking for a fun outdoor event, baseball games are an exciting experience for the whole family. You’re not tied down to only sitting on the bleachers, however. You may also enjoy some of the other recreational activities offered by the stadiums, or visit the Baseball Hall of Fame in …Continue reading
6 Not-To-Miss St. Patrick’s Day Parades
St. Patrick’s Day parades, which once served as a way to comfort homesick Irish immigrants, now attract crowds across cultures, states, and religions. So you don’t have to be Irish to celebrate! Here are six exciting parades across New York State that are all accessible by Amtrak:Continue reading
Your March Madness Survival Guide
March is known as a month of “madness.” Luckily, we’re here to help you escape this maddening time of year! New York isn’t totally overwhelmed by the fever of basketball this year, so there’s no shortage of things to distract you from the constant barrage of tournaments! There are many fun, eclectic events this March—all accessible by Amtrak. Get ready to enjoy days filled …Continue reading