Extra Amtrak Service Being Offered With Additional Stop
Amtrak is offering additional service between Chicago and Holland, Mich. for travelers to Holland’s annual Tulip Time Festival. A special stop at Hammond-Whiting, Ind., is also added. These trains on the Pere Marquette route, sponsored by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), will run on two Saturdays during the festival, May 5 and May 12, enabling same-day visits to what has been heralded as the nation’s “Best Flower Festival” and “America’s Best Small-Town Festival,” with more than 5 million tulips in bloom. Parking at the Amtrak Hammond-Whiting station is free of charge and eastbound, Train 374, and westbound, Train 375, will also make intermediate stops at St. Joseph and Bangor. The full schedule can be seen when booking via Amtrak.com, our mobile apps, or by calling 800-USA-RAIL. The Michigan page on Amtrak.com has information.Information on shuttle services from the Holland station area and best ways to get around town on specific dates, along with the times and locations of all events are in this guide, by calling the Holland Area Visitors Bureau at 800-506-1299, or by visiting Holland.org.
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