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New York State
Getaway Ideas by Amtrak!

Dear EscapeMakers — Save on gas and travel greener this summer!
Check out our Best of Summer Events off Amtrak’s
New York State routes and book your getaway!
Beginning May 28th
SAVE 15% on travel within New York State and Montreal on ILOVENY.com

2 – 5th

Elvis Festival
The festival features four days of Elvis® inspired entertainment including a competition featuring over fifty Elvis® Tribute Artists from around the world, and two Las Vegas-style headline shows on Friday and Saturday night. All this, plus great Elvis® fun taking place in Lake George and Lake Luzerne all weekend long. Amtrak Stop: Glens Falls + 20 minute taxi or rental car. Learn more here!

Great Adirondack Car Show, Craft Fair & Giant Garage Sale

Kids, car enthusiasts and collectors unite in a one day extravaganza in Plattsburgh! Best of awards, food vendors, a giant obsctacle course, arts and crafts, shopping and thousands of unique treasures to find! Experience the North Country! Amtrak Stop: Plattsburgh + 10 minute taxi.
Learn more here
July 22 – 24th

Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame Weekend
This is a home run! Experience the Parade of Legends, watch the induction of the new Hall of Famers and play ball with Ozzie Smith at Doubleday Field! This weekend’s chocked full of interactivity for baseball lovers and those that love them. Amtrak Stop: Utica + car rental.
Learn more here


Experience 3 fun-filled days on the historic Erie Canal at Bellamy Harbor Park. The festival is a family-oriented event with non-stop music & entertainment, water ski show, pirate boat rides, cooking demonstrations, baking contests, fishing derby, 5K run & 2K kayak event, and even a duck race — all capped off by spectacular nightly firework displays. Amtrak Stop: Rome + 5 minute walk. Learn more here!

Aug. 25 – Sept. 5th
Great New York State Fair
An annual farmers’ exposition and a 12-day showcase of entertainment, education, industry, technology, and more! Midway games, rides, face painting and concerts. The first fair took place in Syracuse in 1841. It is the oldest and one of the largest state fairs in the United States, with approximately one million visitors annually. Amtrak Stop: Syracuse + 15 minute bus or taxi.
Learn more here!