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New York - Albany - Montreal

The Adirondack service by Amtrak offers a breathtaking journey from New York City to Montreal, Canada, through the scenic beauty of the Adirondack Mountains. Depart from the bustling metropolis and embark on an adventure through the charming landscapes of upstate New York. As the train winds its way northward, you'll be treated to magnificent views of lush forests, sparkling lakes, and towering peaks. Relax in comfortable seating and take in the ever-changing scenery outside your window.

Whether you're a nature lover, history enthusiast, or simply seeking a peaceful escape, the Adirondack service promises an unforgettable travel experience that captures the essence of the stunning Adirondack region.

11 hours

Trip Time

381 mi (613 km)

Trip Length



Route Highlights

New York City: As the starting point of the Adirondack route, New York City treats passengers to a bustling metropolis filled with iconic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, and Central Park, offering a vibrant mix of culture, history, and entertainment.

Hudson River Valley: Enjoy picturesque views of the Hudson River as the train winds its way northward through the scenic Hudson Valley. Admire the rolling hills, charming towns, and historic landmarks along the way.

Saratoga Springs: This vibrant city is known for its mineral springs, Victorian architecture, and lively arts scene. Explore the Saratoga Spa State Park, visit the Saratoga Race Course, or indulge in the city's renowned dining and shopping experiences.

Fort Ticonderoga: Located on the shores of Lake Champlain, the fort served as a crucial strategic point during the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. Its imposing stone walls and well-preserved architecture offer a glimpse into the past, allowing visitors to explore exhibits, reenactments, and stunning views of the surrounding lake and mountains.

Lake Champlain Region: Passing through the picturesque Lake Champlain region, travelers on the Adirondack route are treated to breathtaking views of the tranquil lake, framed by the stunning backdrop of the Adirondack Mountains, showcasing the region's natural beauty and providing opportunities for outdoor activities like boating, fishing, and hiking. Cross the historic Crown Point Bridge, a steel truss bridge spanning Lake Champlain, providing stunning views of the lake and surrounding mountains.

Montreal, Canada: The Adirondack service terminates in Montreal, offering passengers the opportunity to explore this vibrant and multicultural city. Discover its rich history, diverse culinary scene, and iconic attractions such as Old Montreal, Notre-Dame Basilica, and Mount Royal.



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