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Address: 102 Railroad Row, White River Junction, Hartford, VT 05001-7042
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Amtrak Vermonter, Best Way to Access Vermont

My wife and I took Amtrak's daily Vermonter from Washington Union Station to Brattleboro, VT, on our first trip to Vermont. We arrived about 5 PM, which allowed us a full hour to... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
TrainManDan10
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Manassas, Virginia
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Canaan, New Hampshire
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120 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

My experience with Vermont Rail centers around two things: Summer service to the Montshire Museum: An absolutely fabulous 1/2 hour trip to Norwich Vermont with good scenery, a banjo player doing sing-alongs and an old-time flavor. You stop at the Montshire for about 2 1/2 hours before they pick you up at the station to return to your car in... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My wife and I took Amtrak's daily Vermonter from Washington Union Station to Brattleboro, VT, on our first trip to Vermont. We arrived about 5 PM, which allowed us a full hour to pick up our rental car at Enterprise. They picked us up at the station. The fare was cheap because we got it about a month prior to... More 

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Vicksburg, Mississippi
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82 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

I took the Vermonter from Washington DC to White River Junction VT. About 10 hours and only $90. You can't drive it for that. Some great scenery too.

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Thank Bill C
Chicago, Illinois
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94 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

A great customer-focused short line that operates on several routes throughout Vermont and connects with other railroads. They offer occasional excursions in the Burlington and Chester areas, which are very scenic.

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1 Thank Jason L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Seats was clean, food was acceptable, staff were polite and often friendly. They have power available for laptops. Regularly did 5 hour trips to see girlfriend at the time. Only complaint is that on occasion the speaker systems on the trains were not audible or full of static.

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3 Thank Nicholas P
Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

A nice leisurely train ride from White River Junction almost to Newport, VT and return, with a stop in Saint Johnsbury.

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2 Thank Larry559
colorado springs
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2013

The Green Mountain Railway took us up the Connecticut River in October, glorious colour and scenery with a stop at an organic farm and market. There was plenty of room on the train and easy to shoot photos. Food and drinks were available on the train which is an entrepreneurial venture being done well.

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boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2013

I have a child obsessed with trains to the Green mountain flyer is a must do for him. Great conductors and great views

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