Posts Tagged: Silver Service

Midnight Train to Georgia with #AmtrakGram

Midnight Train to Georgia with #AmtrakGram

There's still time for one last summer adventure before school starts! Check out what it's like aboard our Silver Meteor, which runs between Miami and NYC everyday, through the CruiseMaven's #AmtrakGram pics. The Silver Service has two routes--the Silver Star and the Silver Meteor, both stop in beautiful Savannah, Ga. Check out the differences between the two routes here. Joseph checks tickets, ...

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A Weekend Blitz on the Silver Meteor

A Weekend Blitz on the Silver Meteor

You know how some people plan big trips for weeks? Pack days in advance and count down to their departure? Jeffrey and his finacee McCown don’t operate like that. “We were looking for just a weekend getaway,” Jeffrey says. “I looked the day before and the flight options weren’t great, and we liked the idea of traveling overnight and saving ...

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Photo of the Week!

Photo of the Week!

This edition of Photo of the Week is brought to you by Yhsieh who proves that babies don't come from storks, they arrive by train! This (dare we say?) "awww"-inspiring shot was taken aboard our Silver Service, which runs daily among 11 states and connects New York City and Miami. Did we mention that tickets start at just $139 for the complete North to South trip?

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Top 10 Reasons We Love North Carolina

Top 10 Reasons We Love North Carolina

Looking for the perfect summer vacation to take advantage of our 50% off discount for kids? Try North Carolina! From its historic landmarks to its sparkling skylines, the Tar Heel state is great for all ages. Still need some convincing? We've got 10 reasons you should head south: 10. There’s the beach, the mountains and plenty of history in between! ...

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Photo of the Week!

Photo of the Week!

This edition of Photo of the Week is brought to you by Julianna or should we say a Sweet Carolina Girl! Here, the Piedmont train pulls into High Point, NC, smack dab in the middle of Tobacco Road for all you sports fans out there. That's right, this route, which runs between Raleigh and Charlotte might as well be the ACC train. It serves NC State University (wolfpack!!), University ...

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Cary Headlines NC’s Train Day Celebrations

Cary Headlines NC’s Train Day Celebrations

On May 11, Cary, N.C., will stand for the "Concentrated Area of Railroad Youngins." That's right, all kids are welcome to the free events this National Train Day at the train station in Cary. In addition to Disney Channel's Chuggington Kids Depot, Cary's National Train Day celebration will include free giveaways, appearances by elected officials and model train displays. Sounds like fun, huh? Cary ...

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All the Railroad’s a Stage for Amtrak Employee

All the Railroad’s a Stage for Amtrak Employee

It’s clear why Amtrak employee, Preston, is a customer service star from the moment he opens his mouth. The out-going train attendant serves customers on the Silver Service, running between MIA and NYC, and receives top customer service scores from passengers. Check out why Preston has such a passion for you—the customer! All Aboard: What is it like riding long distances ...

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Photo of the Week!

Photo of the Week!

This week’s winning shot comes from Judd who realized girls just want to have fun, especially aboard our Silver Meteor! This train runs between the bright lights of NYC and the sunny beaches of Miami ... these ladies have the right idea! Still need some convincing that the Silver Meteor, which includes free, hot meals if you book a sleeper, ...

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Roomette with a View (or Two)

Roomette with a View (or Two)

So you’ve ridden one of our great short-distance Amtrak trains, now it’s time to live a little. YOLO! Let’s walk through just a few of the perks of Amtrak long-distance train travel. Here’s the first hint: Book a bedroom or a roomette. Our long-distance coach seats are comfortable recliners that are bigger than our traditional seats, but for this post, ...

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