D.C. September 30, 2016
Take This Fall Foliage Train Ride Near Washington DC For A One-Of-A-Kind Experience
The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad in downtown Cumberland gives Washingtonians a fabulous opportunity to experience the scenic countryside of western Maryland just a few hours outside of Washington DC. It is a beautiful fall foliage train ride that everyone should experience this fall!
The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad is a roundtrip train ride that starts in Downtown Cumberland, about two hours outside of Washington DC.
Cumberland itself is a beautiful spot and the drive there will give you plenty of opportunities to see the sights of fall.
Your journey beings at Western Maryland Railway Station, which dates back to 1913.
You have several options of trains at Western Maryland Railway Station but the most popular train ride is the Mountain Limited which is leaves every day in October at 11:30 AM. Mountain Scenic Railroad also offers the Autumn Express railroad which drops passengers off for a scenic bike ride, an evening train, a murder mystery train and several holiday trains.
Once on board, the route takes you through the Allegheny Mountain, over iron truss bridges and through the 914 brush tunnel under Piney Mountain.
You have several seating options including coach, the lounge car and first class. There is also a snack bar on the train.
You will pass some of the most beautiful and peaceful parts of the countryside during your ride.
The train is slow enough to watch the sights and you have a 90 minute layover in the quaint town of Frostburg where you can grab lunch or shop.
Rail fans, families and anyone looking for an adventure or to see some beautiful scenery will love this train ride through scenic Western Maryland this fall!
Have you ever taken this fall foliage train ride near Washington DC? You can experience even more of the area’s fall foliage,
take this fall foliage road trip around Washington DC.