Get Away on Labor Day
Make the end of your summer memorable with a Labor Day Getaway
You may be looking forward fall and the cooler weather it will bring, but before you pack up your white jeans and flip flops, hop on a train to take one last summer trip. If you’re at a loss for ideas, never fear – we have a quick roundup of events you can train to this holiday weekend.
New York Harbor National Parks
- Where: New York, New York
- When: visit the National Parks Service website to see park hours
If you’re looking for an East Coast adventure with a heavy helping of history, the New York Harbor National Parks make for the perfect destination. Avoid the trek from the airport into the city – just hop on one of our Amtrak trains in the Northeast Corridor and you’ll get dropped off smack dab in Midtown Manhattan. From there, you can easily navigate to the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Governors Island, and more.
39th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival
- Where: Detroit, Michigan
- When: August 31st – September 3rd, 2018
Music lovers, rejoice! You can take one of our Michigan Services trains to see a unique, true-to-jazz lineup of artists in downtown Detroit this long weekend. The train station is just a walk away from a lineup ranging from leading women artists, and up-and-comers to legendary artists that play the spectrum of jazz undertones.
A Taste of Colorado
- Where: Denver, Colorado
- When: September 1 – 3, 2018
A Taste of Colorado has something for everyone. The festival continues its 35-year tradition of being the largest free admission food and music festival in Colorado. Food and music?! Sold. Add the scenic views along the way there when you take the California Zephyr to Denver and you have the perfect weekend trip all ready to go.