New York By Rail 14th ed. - Page 61

ADIRONDACKS Six million acres of mountains, WOODS, waterways, parks and villages. Starting points: Fort Edward-Glens Falls, WHITEHALL, Ticonderoga, PORT HENRY, Westport, Port Kent, Plattsburgh and Rouses Point. see map pages 8-9 Eagle Flyer at Wild West Ranch & Western Town WHAT’S NEAR THE STATION WHAT’S NEW Hyde Collection Art Museum & Historic House Glens Falls expanded exhibition space showcases contemporary American art. From FED Station: 5.4 miles car Fort William Henry Museum Celebrate the Battle of Fort William Henry’s 260th anniversary on Lake George’s southern shore. From FED Station: 15.9 miles car From PLB Station: 1.2 miles car; 23 minute walk Wild West Ranch & Western Town Wild West Saloon complements the new Eagle Flyer Zip Line ride. Depot Theatre (above) Relax and enjoy summertime theatre in an antique train station on Lake Champlain. From WSP Station: 499-ft; 2 minute walk From FED Station: 13.6 miles car Adirondack Wine & Food Festival (above) Third annual expanded event, at Charles R. Wood Park’s Festival Commons. From FED Station: 15.6 miles car Champlain Valley Transportation Museum Every mode on wheels from the early 20th century onward. Special kids’ section. WHAT’S NOT TO MISS Port Kent Ferry Hour-long ferry to Burlington, Vermont, offers grand views of Lake Champlain and Adirondacks. burlington-vt-port-kent-ny/ Lake George Steamboat Company Special events and cruises commemorate the steamboat’s bicentennial. From FED Station: 15.5 miles car Stony Creek Ranch Resort Cattle Drive (above) Experience an authentic cattle drive—from the sidelines or on horseback. From PRK Station: .2 miles car; 4 minute walk From FED Station: 29.6 miles car VISIT NEWYORKBYRAIL.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION LOCALLY MADE Lorraine Lambiase and Sheila Flanagan founded Nettle Meadow Farm to dedicate their lives to their twin passions: animal farming and the production of artisanal cheese. The farm, situated in Thurman, just below Crane Mountain and between Gore Mountain and Warrensburg, is home to more than 300 goats and dozens of sheep, along with guard lamas, chickens, ducks and a collection of retired and rescued farm animals. More than 100 goats are milking at any time; the animals are housed in eight buildings, including a restored 1903 barn. Visit the cozy cheese s ȁхѥ́ȁѽȁѡɴЁѡ͕ٕ́)́ݕ-ͅՅѹѱܹɜ9ѱܹ)Ʌ)9܁eɬ I