Long Weekend = Amtrak Adventure

The dog days of summer are quickly winding down, but there is still one long weekend before summer officially slips into fall, which means it’s time to plan your Labor Day getaway. Now before you grab your car keys and head out on your next adventure, let this act as a friendly reminder that Amtrak serves over 500 destinations, so we are bound to be headed where you want to go. Need more convincing,  just check out these built in Amtrak perks.  All aboard!

1. We Handle the Driving!
Leave the traffic behind and stretch out in one of our spacious coach seats. Looking for a private space of your own? You can rest your head on a bed in one of our sleeping cars.

2. Traveling with Kids? Save 50%
Up to two children, ages 2-12, can receive a 50% discount on the lowest available adult fare. Kids under the age of two ride FREE! So grab the kids and get ready to make some memories they’re sure to never forget.

3. Travel Green
Amtrak trains are 16% more energy efficient than planes and 34% more efficient than cars. We’ll just we take our commitment to sustainability seriously.

4. Got AAA? Save 10%
AAA members qualify to receive a 10% discount on the lowest available adult fare. Book your tickets at least three days before travel and you won’t have to worry about sitting in traffic this holiday weekend!

5. Dining Car
There’s lots of reasons why trains are better than cars for long trips, but being able to skip the drive-thru for a sit down meal in the dining car has to be one of the best. Wouldn’t you agree?

Where are you headed for Labor Day weekend? Let us know in the comments below!