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Last chance to join in the Rally to “Bring Bak Amtrak”

June 19, 2012

Written By Sean Jeans Gail

[via Visit Tallahassee]

Local residents and rail passenger enthusiasts in the surrounding areas will come together to celebrate “Bring Bak Amtrak!” with a rally on June 23 at 11 a.m. The rally’s goal is to restore the Amtrak Sunset Limited Service between New Orleans and Jacksonville through Tallahassee.

Events begin at the Historic Tallahassee Amtrak Station with “Rally at Railroad Square,” featuring food, drinks, keynote speakers and live music by JB’s Zydeco Zoo. Ralliers round out the night with the Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers concert at The Moon. For concert tickets visit www.222moon.com. Several Tallahassee hotels listed below, are providing visitors with discounted room rates starting as low as $65 a night. Just use the promo code “Rail Rally” when you book at one of the following hotels:

Aloft Tallahassee Downtown
200 N. Monroe St.
$89.00/night plus tax

Best Western Pride Inn & Suites
2016 Apalachee Pkwy.
$64.99/night plus tax

Courtyard by Marriott
1018 Apalachee Pkwy.
$89.00/night plus tax

Doubletree Hotel
101 S. Adams St.
$94/night plus tax

Four Points by Sheraton Downtown
316 W. Tennessee St.
(850) 508-6576
$94.00/night plus tax

Hampton Inn Tallahassee Central
2979 Apalachee Pkwy.
$75.00/night plus tax

Holiday Inn Tallahassee Capitol East
1355 Apalachee Pkwy.
$68.00/night plus tax

Homewood Suites by Hilton
2987 Apalachee Pkwy.
(850) 402-9400
$89.00/night plus tax

Quality Inn & Suites Capitol District
2020 Apalachee Pkwy.
$65.00/night plus tax

Residence Inn Universities at the Capitol
600 W. Gaines St.