Adirondack Railroad announces featured rides

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Those looking to get out of the house this winter and do something fun, close to home, are invited to hop aboard the Adirondack Railroad on one of their featured train rides.

The Cabin Fever Limited Train Experience:

Roundtrip from Utica’s Union Station to the Remsen Depot where you’ll enjoy a warm fire, hot chocolate, and S’mores.

Start time is 11 a.m. and the duration is three hours.

Dates are: Jan. 23 and 29, Feb. 6 and 20, and March 26. For tickets and more information, go to www.adirondackrr.com/cabin-fever-limited.

The Adirondack Valentine’s Day Dinner Train:

A romantic dinner and train ride from Utica’s Union Station to the Remsen Depot. Enjoy a hand-crafted menu from local  chef Patrick O’Connor, owner of Feast & Festivities by O’Connor’s. Includes one complementary drink.

Train departs at 6 p.m. and arrives back at 8 p.m.

Dates are: Feb. 11 and 12. For pricing, menu and to purchase tickets, go to Adirondackrr.com/the-adirondack-valentines-day-dinner-train.

“The Adirondack Railroad is pleased to be able to offer these unique, upscale dining trains to the Central New York area,” said Justin Gonyo, general manager of the Adirondack  Railroad.

“We are also pleased to offer winter departures from Union Station for the first time in our 30 year history. We are always looking for ways to offer new experiences for our passengers.”

COVID compliance and mask wearing will follow regulations in place at that time. 

The Adirondack RR trains are also available for private charter service and group events.

Contact the office at 1-800-819-2291 for details and pricing or visit the website at www.adirondackrr.com.

Since 1992, The Adirondack Railway Preservation Society (ARPS) that operates the Adirondack Railroad has built a successful tourist attraction, operating on track owned by the state, a former New York Central line located in upstate New York and the Adirondack region. 

The Adirondack Railway Preservation Society is a volunteer-based organization. Together with staff, volunteers have donated approximately 300,000 hours to protect the historic railway and enrich the Adirondack experience for tourists and residents of the region.

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