The Amtrak Autumn Express excursion is back by popular demand for another year, operating Saturday, Oct. 14, and Sunday, Oct.15, from New York Penn Station for a trip through the Hudson River Valley. Passengers can join this historic train ride, view stunning scenery and experience rare mileage along a route that hasn’t seen regular passenger service in decades.
Passengers can join this historic train ride, view stunning scenery and experience rare mileage along a route that hasn’t seen regular passenger service in decades.
This year’s Autumn Express will travel along one [...]
The Great Smoky Mountains are a spectacular sight to see any time of year, but the changing colors during the autumn months add to the wonder. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee. The sprawling landscape encompasses lush forests and an abundance of wildflowers that bloom year-round. Streams, rivers and waterfalls appear along hiking routes that include a segment of the Appalachian Trail. An observation tower tops Clingmans Dome, the highest peak, offering scenic views of the mist-covered mountains. For more [...]
In Colorado, the colors in and around the Rocky Mountains are changing into the reds, yellows and golds of autumn. In few weeks, this scene will be completely different, perhaps covered in a layer of white.
The autumn foliage in Upstate New York is quite spectacular in itself, but Amtrak is enhancing the experience by adding the historic “Great Dome” to selected runs of the Adirondack service between Montréal and Albany, New York for a six-week run September 24 through November 3, 2015.
The Adirondack provides daily service between New York City, Albany, through eastern Upstate New York and into Montréal. Trains in each direction depart Montréal and New York City in the morning hours and take approximately 11 hours to traverse the route. This fall, in partnership with the New [...]