This Magical Moonlight Train Ride Takes You Through A Remote Arizona Canyon

Train rides are always magical, but have you ever taken one at night? Something about whizzing through the rugged desert landscape beneath billions of glittering stars is a level of enchantment that simply can’t be put into words. The Verde Canyon Railroad is a special kind of wonderful.

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Have you ever taken the Saturday Night Starlight Ride? What’s your favorite train excursion in Arizona? Here are some of ours: 9 Epic Train Rides In Arizona For That Wonderful Scenic Experience You Need.

Address: Verde Canyon Railroad, 300 N Broadway, Clarkdale, AZ 86324, USA
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Verde Canyon Railroad

June 07, 2021

Are there any heritage railroads in Arizona?

There most certainly are. In fact, there are five; they consist of the Verde Canyon Railroad, the Yuma Valley Railway, the Phoenix Trolley Museum, the Old Pueblo Trolley, and the Grand Canyon Railway. A heritage railroad is defined as a railroad operated today as a living history museum of sorts. They serve to give folks a good look at how life once was, and visiting them is definitely fun! The heritage railroads in operation here in Arizona are each definitely worth the time to visit. 

 Where can I go on a railroad adventure in Arizona?

Arizona is home to several reputable companies more than happy to take you on a railroad adventure for an afternoon, an evening, or longer. Some of our favorites include top-notch experiences like those offered by the Verde Canyon Railroad, in Camp Verde, Arizona, and the legendary Grand Canyon Railway out of Williams. Of course, there are many, so it’s difficult to narrow it down to just a few. Folks don’t always think about adventures by train when they think of Arizona, but perhaps they should. For more railroad adventure ideas, check out this article

Can I take a scenic train ride in Arizona?

You most certainly can. There are plenty of options for those who hope to go on a train-based adventure. For example, the Goldfield Ghost Town train ride out of, well, Goldfield, is an excellent option for those who are fascinated by the rich history of the area. Tour guides will tell you stories of the wild, wild west, and you’ll leave with more knowledge than you came with – which is always fun. There’s also the beautiful Verde Canyon Railroad, which is easily one of Arizona’s best scenic train rides.

Address: Verde Canyon Railroad, 300 N Broadway, Clarkdale, AZ 86324, USA