Adirondack Region, N.Y. - The Saratoga North Creek Railway offers whimsy and delight aboard scenic train rides this summer and fall, including an Oktoberfest-inspired fall extravaganza and plenty of beautiful scenery to ooh and aaah at from the sumptuous comfort of a train.

Experience the romance of the rails as you whizz through the most breathtaking scenery in New York State. Need another good reason to make the train part of your next Adirondack getaway? Here are four:

1. Adirondack Landscapes- There's something truly bewitching about the majestic soar of a mountain peak, the rippling flow of a river and the deep, leafy beauty of an old forest. Explore some of the most beautiful landscape in the country from the comfort of your train car aboard the Saratoga North Creek Railway.

2. Romantic Fall Train Rides - What is it about fall that brings out the rosy cheeks and romance in us? Enjoy the colors of fall, stopping in North Creek to enjoy fall
festivities, shopping for everything from outdoor gear to home furnishings, and dining at an authentic Adirondack pub or upscale wine and tapas bar.

3. North End Local - This short but sweet option is a train ride to adventure from Thurman to North Creek, where whitewater rafting, mountain biking, hiking and great
shopping abound. Nearby, Gore Mountain offers year-round activities and festivals. Thurman is also home to Toad Hill Maple Farm and Nettle Meadow Goat Farm and Cheese Company for a foodie-themed excursion.

4. Oktoberfest Dinner Train - Depart Saratoga on September 25 and be transported straight to Bavaria without leaving the country as you and your fellow passengers enjoy German music, food and beers amid an infectiously festive Oktoberfest atmosphere. Ticket includes a four-course German feast.

Experience the romance and wonder of the Adirondacks aboard one of the Saratoga North Creek Railways scenic train rides this summer or fall. Go to for more information, departures and arrivals, and to purchase train tickets.