D.C. December 15, 2016
This Epic Train Ride Near Washington DC Will Give You An Unforgettable Experience
Washington DC is uniquely situated. It’s located within a few hours driving distance to four different states. Residents and visitors have easy access to many countryside experiences. If you truly want to experience the beauty surrounding Washington DC, the best way to do it is by train! There are several different train rides around the DC area but the best train ride near Washington DC just might be the Walkersville Southern Railroad.
Walkersville Southern Railroad, located just a few hours outside of Washington DC has several different train rides. Each ride has their own unique twist but all of them promise a fun and enjoyable experience for train lovers of all ages.
Since 1996, Walkersville Southern Railroad has been offering train rides starting from a small-town railroad station built by the Pennsylvania Railroad in the late 1880s.
The rides take you over a historic track that was originally built in 1872 by the Pennsylvania Railroad!
The rides take you through Walkersville and out into the picturesque Maryland country side.
You also pass over Monocacy River, offering a beautiful view of the water and recently reconstructed railroad bridge.
The trains go at a leisurely pace that everyone will enjoy and you have your choice of riding in open-air excursion car, remodeled passenger coaches or in the caboose.
Walkersville Southern Railroad also dinner trains where visitors enjoy a four course meal and live entertainment.
You can also enjoy a special seasonal train ride on the Walkersville Southern Railroad including Easter Trains, Santa Trainers and various historical reenactment train rides!
Visitors can also stop off at the Walkersville Southern Railroad Museum, located across the street from the train station. At the museum, visitors can learn the history of the railroad.
Walkersville Southern Railroad operates regular trains on weekends May though October and they offer special trains all year round.
Visit their website for more information.
Have you visited Walkersville Southern Railroad?