(Ticonderoga, NY) Fort Ticonderoga announced that it will offer free shuttle service from the Ticonderoga Train Station to Fort Ticonderoga and Ticonderoga Best Western Plus Inn and Suites. Guests arriving aboard the AMTRAK Adirondack Line in July and August will be able to enjoy round trip shuttle service. Advance registration is required. For more details call 518-585-2821
“Fort Ticonderoga’s shuttle service will help us continue to reach a broader destination market from New York City to Montreal. Much needed investment in transportation enhances mobility and economic development in the Adirondack region,” said Beth Hill, Fort Ticonderoga President and CEO. “Connecting guests visiting Fort Ticonderoga to hotels and destination experiences is vital to growing our tourism economy. Fort Ticonderoga is very pleased to take this leadership role in welcoming guests to the Town of Ticonderoga and orienting them to the many experiences offered on our beautiful historic site and in our community.”
The Ticonderoga Train station located at Fort Ticonderoga has been a popular stop for guests along Amtrak’s Adirondack line. The Northbound Adirondack operates daily between New York City and Montreal, departing New York Penn Station at 8:15 am arriving in Ticonderoga at 1:22 pm. The Southbound Adirondack departs Montreal at 10:20 am, arriving in Ticonderoga at 3:18 pm.
Every day is an event at Fort Ticonderoga and every year is a new experience. Fort Ticonderoga is the only site in America that tells a new story each year through dynamic historical interpretation. This year, witness the 1777 British capture of Fort Ticonderoga! Daily programming brings to life this epic story through tours, soldier’s life programs, Carillon Boat Cruises, historic trades, new museum exhibitions, the King’s Garden, Mount Defiance, and hands-on family programs.
Funding for this service is provided in part by generous support from the Wal-Mart Foundation. Additional support from AMTRAK provides funding for Fort Ticonderoga educational programs.