37 Interesting Amtrak Routes You Should Take Around North America

Train travel is underrated. It’s cheap, relaxing, scenic, and environmentally friendly. Amtrak, the nation’s rail network, has more than 35 routes and 500 destinations in 46 states.

Northeast Amtrak Routes

#1 – Acela

The Acela Amtrak route is the perfect Northeast adventure from Boston, MA, to DC. If you choose to ride the entire way, it will take around 7 hours.

#2 – Ethan Allen Express

The Ethan Allen Express Amtrak route travels from New York City to Rutland, Vermont. The trip is around 7 hours and 30 minutes and offers gorgeous views of the Hudson River Valley.

#3 – Adirondack

If you’re looking to visit Montreal from the New York City area, the Adirondack Amtrak route is a great option. The entire ride will take around 10 hours.

#4 – Keystone Express

Maybe you’re heading to NYC to enjoy the sights and the sounds of the Big Apple. Perhaps, you want to explore Pennsylvania’s Dutch country or tour Philadelphia.

#5 – Amtrak Hartford Line

The Amtrak Hartford Line will take you from New Haven, CT, to Springfield, MA, in about an hour and a half.

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