Taking the Train: Arriving in Virginia via Amtrak

Manassas train stationOnce you get past the three hour mark, driving can become unbearable for many people. A road trip that may have been fun with a larger group is more of a tiring inconvenience.

Whether you are traveling alone or with the entire family, book passage on an Amtrak train for your next vacation to Virginia and travel to over 20 fun-filled Virginia destinations.

For a complete inventory of stops, check the Amtrak in Virginia website. A few train stops include:

  • Alexandria
  • Richmond
  • Charlottesville
  • Williamsburg
  • Fredericksburg
  • Newport News
  • Manassas

 

Amtrak may be the perfect way to get to Virginia from New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and other areas that are frequently congested with heavy traffic. Travel south to beautiful mountains, lush valleys, art, history, music, and the world’s longest resort beach. Virginia is an awesome destination for families, and now even more so with the ease of Amtrak as a transportation option.

A train trip is as much about the journey as it is about the destination, and Virginia provides a perfect backdrop for the traveler looking for a little leisure. Never traveled by train before? Use this Pre-Departure Checklist from Amtrak to make sure you are prepared for your railway retreat.


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