Lake Shore Limited
The premier name for long-distance train travel in the United States, Amtrak, presents a scenic route from the heart of the Midwest to the East Coast with its Lake Shore Limited train. For approximately 19 hours, the train follows lakes and rivers, traverses mountains, and ventures through cities where inspiring sights and grand opportunities sit side-by-side as it makes its way between Chicago to either New York or Boston.
Meals on the Lake Shore Limited take place in the Dining Car. Soft drinks, water, juice, breakfast, and lunch or dinner, depending on the departure. A continental breakfast is served each morning on the train and includes options like cereal, oatmeal, omelets, and breakfast sandwiches. Riders may select from options like enchiladas, red wine-braised beef, chicken Marsala, and pasta dishes for lunch or dinner. Wine, beer, and cocktails are also available for purchase.
Those travelers who utilize the Café Car have access to a menu of hot and cold food items. Breakfast options range from yogurt, muffins, and fruit trays to breakfast sandwiches. For lunch or dinner, soups, salads, pizza, hotdogs, and burgers are available for purchase. Other offerings include alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and snacks like candy, chips, and popcorn.
Alongside all the other amenities of the Lake Shore Limited, passengers enjoy free Wi-Fi Internet throughout the train and attentive care by the onboard staff. Traveling this historic route through the Great Lakes and Finger Lakes, this journey is as memorable as it is efficient.