Watch The Connecticut Countryside Whirl By On This Unforgettable Christmas Train

Each family celebrates the holidays differently. In Connecticut, you can head out to a winter festival or perhaps you enjoy driving around and taking in the holiday lights displays. However, if you have kids, you’ll want to hop aboard a festive Christmas train. The Santa Special is an enchanting way to see the countryside and capture the holiday spirit all wrapped in one very magical package.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Are you ready to join the fun aboard the Santa Special? If the holiday season stirs up a sense of nostalgia in you then take a look at these old photos from Christmases past.