Travel to the Beautiful Hudson Valley by Rail with Amtrak

The Hudson Valley conjures up images of inspirational landscapes and stately historic sites. While those are great reasons to visit, the region offers so much more— a buzz-worthy food, wine and spirits scene, world-class art and architecture, and outdoor recreation from golf to zip-lining. Plus, every imaginable way to enjoy the Hudson River-kayak on it, swim in it, or hover over it in a hot air balloon!

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Walkway Over the Hudson – A Great Day Trip

As a former resident of the Hudson Valley and current resident of New York City, the longing for days of bucolic serenity are encountered more often than not. With Labor Day approaching, I began to research a day-trip getaway to escape the encroaching tourist chaos before coming across an obvious choice.

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Rhinebeck Country Charm

Rhinebeck offers a walkable main street with a variety of boutiques and restaurants. Upstate adventures are a breath of fresh air, especially for those coming from the hustle and bustle of New York City. It is the perfect opportunity to catch your breath and unwind. Let Rhinebeck be that place for you.  After a quick hour and a half ride from [...] Continue reading  

Explore Bannerman Castle

There are many sights from an Amtrak window seat. Whether passing by the Palisades or West Point, the eye-catching views constantly remind passengers how amazing train travel can be. For example, riding Amtrak, between Croton-Harmon (CRT) and Poughkeepsie (POU), the train passes the famous Bannerman Castle, located on Pollepel Island, a small island in the middle of the Hudson River [...] Continue reading