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2010 Travel Section

Categories: 2010 | Author: Electric Consumer Editor | Posted: 4/27/2010 | Views: 1144
Hoosier stations to anywhere
Amtrak offers several routes through Indiana
• The Capitol Limited runs daily between Washington, D.C., and Chicago. You’ll follow the historic B&O line on your journey through the Potomac Valley, past historic Harpers Ferry and the Allegheny Mountains into Pittsburgh. Cross into Ohio heading north to Cleveland, and then across Ohio and Indiana into the center of Chicago.

Indiana stations served: Waterloo, Elkhart, South Bend.

• The Cardinal operates between New York and Chicago three days a week, offering unforgettable views of stunning natural beauty. You’ll see gently rolling horse country, the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains, the Shenandoah Valley, and the wild white-water rivers of West Virginia. Heading westward, the train rolls along the banks of the mighty Ohio River — from the quaint towns of Ashland and Maysville, to the skyline of Cincinnati. From there, your journey continues to Indianapolis, and then northward to Chicago.

Indiana stations served: Connersville, Indianapolis, Crawfordsville, Lafayette, Rensselaer, Dyer.

• The Hoosier State runs daily between Chicago and Indianapolis.

Indiana stations served: Indianapolis, Crawfordsville, Lafayette, Rensselaer, Dyer.

• The Lake Shore Limited travels daily between Chicago and New York City, along some of the country’s prettiest shorelines. You’ll travel along the south shore of Lake Michigan, the Mohawk River, and the Erie Canal, following a famous Native American Highway. In New York State, you’ll pass through the Finger Lakes region to Albany, capital of the Empire State.

From there, travel through the Berkshires and stop in Pittsfield, where you can tour the house where Herman Melville wrote Moby Dick. Or, visit the Berkshire Museum. In Boston, make connections to Providence and Mystic Seaport on regional service.

Indiana stations served: South Bend, Elkhart, Waterloo.

• Michigan Services trains provide several convenient options for getting around the Wolverine State, and beyond.

Indiana stations served: Hammond, Whiting, Michigan City.

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