Kids ride free on Hiawatha trains this summer

Posted at 1:17 PM, May 12, 2016

MILWAUKEE -- Looking to get away with the kids this summer?

Adults can now bring up to two kids, ages 2-12, onto Amtrak's Hiawatha trains for free on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through the end of August. Exceptions are on May 27 and 30, and July 1 and 4.

There are seven round-trips daily (six on Sunday) from the Intermodal Station downtown Milwaukee to Chicago, with stops at Mitchell Airport, Sturtevant, Wis. and Glenview, Ill.

Tickets must be booked online at