Posts Tagged: Cardinal

Five Train-Able Presidential Hometowns

Five Train-Able Presidential Hometowns

Today's a time to remember our presidents and reflect on all things POTUS. That’s why we pulled together our own fun presidential list. Fellow Amtrak-ers, here is our list of presidential hometowns we can take you to. New York City, NY As the youngest president to take office (he was 42 years old), Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. hails from the city ...

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Sports-Focused Amtrak Adventures

Sports-Focused Amtrak Adventures

The super bowl has come and gone, and like many sports fans we’re a little sad to see football go. But instead of boo-hooing we’re all about planning our next sports-focused Amtrak adventure. Here are a few options to check out so you can do the same. Florida: Spring Training Baseball season is still two months away, but the boys ...

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Trip of a Lifetime for BFFs

Trip of a Lifetime for BFFs

Inside jokes, marathon chat sessions and lots of selfies. There’s no denying that Amtrak adventures are better with someone to share them with. That’s why Danielle and Michael packed their bags and headed south, then north, then east for their trip of a lifetime. Traveling on our City of New Orleans from Chicago to New Orleans and back, then to New ...

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10 Places People Are Going This Thanksgiving

10 Places People Are Going This Thanksgiving

From the country's sweet potato capital (North Carolina) to America's No. 1 producer of turkeys (Minnesota), Amtrak is taking customers to a lot of destinations this Thanksgiving! Recently we asked you on Facebook and Instagram just how far you were traveling with us for mom's home cooking, and your answers even surprised us! (And we seriously love trains.) Here are the top ...

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A Train Trip with Many Milestones

A Train Trip with Many Milestones

In honor of her son’s 18th birthday and high school graduation, Jessica and her son boarded Amtrak for a cross-country train trip beginning in sunny Los Angeles, California, and ending in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. White Sulphur Springs is home to the famous Greenbrier resort and is served by the Cardinal, which runs three days a week between New ...

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Amtrak’s Surprisingly Small Stop

Amtrak’s Surprisingly Small Stop

The entire population of Thurmond, W.Va., could fit into one Superliner bedroom suite--with room to spare. That's because the quiet stop along the Cardinal route, which runs between Chicago and New York City, only has five citizens. By comparison, a bedroom suite holds six people. But passengers who come to Thurmond aren't visiting to meet with  the few remaining locals. ...

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Have a Wild, Wonderful National Train Day

Have a Wild, Wonderful National Train Day

Country road rail, take me home, to the place I belong! Grab your Mountain Momma this May 11 and head to Huntington, WVa., for a National Train Day celebration of all things trains. The community event will include free kids’ activities sponsored by Chuggington, interactive and educational exhibits, model train displays and giveaways. Plus, the mayor is even coming! Huntington, and several ...

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