Posts Tagged: Lake Shore Limited

Cleveland Rocks, and Here’s Why

Cleveland Rocks, and Here’s Why

King James is taking his talents back to Cleveland and we think you should make a visit too.  A comfy ride on our  Capitol Limited or Lake Shore Limited can easily take you to the birth place of Halle Berry, but to make sure you don't miss out on all things Cleveland, we made this list just for you. 1. Team Cleveland Three ...

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Ride the Rails then the Rides

Ride the Rails then the Rides

Beaches are great and so are music festivals, but if you’re a thrill seeker you may want to kick it up a notch. Lucky for you, we can take you to some of the best amusement parks in the country. If you love riding in the front car and screaming at the top of your lungs, we have the Amtrak adventure ...

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Tweet lands writer best workspace ever

Tweet lands writer best workspace ever

Thanks to social media, we get direct access to our customers like never before—sometimes when they’re not even on our trains! A recent tweet particularly caught our attention. New York City-based writer Jessica Gross tweeted about wanting an Amtrak residency after reading an interview with author Alexander Chee, because it would allow for uninterrupted creativity and window gazing. We loved the ...

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When Exactly to Ride from NYC to Chicago

When Exactly to Ride from NYC to Chicago

Christopher Hainey, drummer for the band Maps & Atlases, recently learned the rhythm of the rails on a scenic 19-hour trip from New York to Chicago on our Lake Shore Limited. “I've driven the interstate route between these two cities many times, and I can't say it's all that exciting,” he says. “[Taking the train] was kind of like taking ...

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From the Empire State to the Golden State

From the Empire State to the Golden State

Sisters Selway, Raphael, Jognes and Marie began their journey in New York aboard our Lake Shore Limited but will end their cross-country trip  in California. The Sisters are headed west to teach religious classes. But before the schooling begins, they'll  enjoy the scenic views that accompany every Amtrak long-distance train ride. From their perspective outside of the views, the best part ...

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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Are you ready for fall? Surely Amtrak rider Ally was when she snapped this fall inspired Photo of the Week while traveling on our Lake Shore Limited. During the fall months, this route that travels between New York City and Chicago is full of beautiful foliage views. But if scenery ain't your thing, that's OK too. With stops in Syracuse, Cleveland and ...

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Welcoming You with Open Arms

Welcoming You with Open Arms

The Hassan family, originally from Baghdad, is traveling from Chicago to Buffalo, N.Y. They join Amtrak passengers from the far corners of the world and the opposite end of Main Street, who travel to our more than 500 destinations each year.   Amtrak challenged Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind Humans of New York, to leave New York and capture #AmtrakStories from ...

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American Dreamer Takes Midnight Train

American Dreamer Takes Midnight Train

Maya's recent trip from Chicago to Buffalo, N.Y., was a true test. On the far end she would be asked 10 questions that would finally secure her U.S. citizenship 16 years after emigrating to the States from Russia. "I did some last-minute studying on the train," she says, "And I passed and so did both my parents. So we're very ...

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5 New Reasons to Explore Chicago

5 New Reasons to Explore Chicago

Take any of Amtrak's 11 trains that go to Chicago to see these five cool attractions! From either coast, we can help you experience all the Windy City has to offer. Plus our station even has its own Hollywood attraction to see. Check it out here! 1. Second City You like Tina Fey and Steve Carell, right? Well, then you'll love the ...

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