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Author: Eric Scheffel
A colorful projection lights up a building at the LUMA Projection Arts Festival

New York State says goodbye to summer and hello to autumn in September with a terrific variety of events for the whole family. With colorful hot air balloons soaring over

A view down a railroad track with an Amtrak train coming towards the camera with green, red, and yellow trees on either side on a sunny day with a few clouds in the sky

There are many great ways to view New York State’s amazing fall foliage, including by car, boat, hot air balloon - and train! Here are some ways to see and access the best of the state’s fall colors from New York City to Niagara Falls by rail. You can also combine your rail trips with hiking and biking adventures to get even better views of the leaves. All aboard!