What better way to enjoy the beauty of the Adirondacks than with a tall glass of wine OR beer on a train?

Adirondack Railroad via Facebook
Adirondack Railroad via Facebook

The Adirondack Railroad is back once again this year with their Beer & Wine Train rides. Take the night off and enjoy yourself as you cruise through the countryside, sipping on a variety of different New York wines and brews.

The Beer & Wine Train makes for a perfect first date, an ideal night out with your significant other, or a fun time with your friends. The two and a half hour train ride takes you north from Utica's Union Station all the way up to Remsen.

Red wine bottles stacked in rack on warm background

If alcohol and scenery weren't enough, each trip features a different band to make your ride even more enjoyable. Here's a lineup of their upcoming bands and train rides this season.

  • May 20th - Spencer Morgan of "The Last Left"
  • June 17th - The Old Main
  • July 22nd - Shawn "Big Sexy Smith
  • August 12th - The Nelson Brothers
  • August 26th - Janet Batch
  • September 16th - Gridley Paige
  • September 30th - Master Thieves
  • October 14th - The Dovetones
  • October 28th - Max Scialdone

The train will depart from Utica for each trip at 6:30pm and arrive back by 9:00pm. You can also reserve the Adirondack Railroad trains for private charter service and group events.

Adirondack Railroad via Facebook
Adirondack Railroad via Facebook

Call their office at 1-800-819-2291 for additional ticket details and pricing. You can also learn more about the Adirondack Railroad on their website.

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