Threading valley slopes and granite mountain peaks, historic train routes reveal the raw, enchanting beauty of the East Coast. From open-air food and wine trips to the scenic peaks of Adirondack Park, check out some of these routes to explore more NY.
Running along Esopus Creek, the Catskill Mountain Railroad will take you through stunning mountain vistas and winding river valleys where bald egales, hawks and wildlife abound. The historic Adirondack Scenic Railroad travels through the six-million-acre Adirondack Park where wildlife, mountain peaks and wild rivers lie just outside your window. Check out scenic excursions that depart from Old Forge, Saranac Lake and Lake Placid in the Adirondacks, as well as Utica's Union Station in Central New York.
If you're looking for a relaxing twilight diner, ride on the Delaware & Ulster or travel back to the Golden Age of railroading on a excursion aboard their elegant Rip Van Winkle Flyer. The Arcade & Attica scenic railways in Western New York features open-air cars and themed trips like wine tastings and holiday celebrations.