The Magical Holiday Train Ride In Delaware Everyone Should Experience At Least Once
Wilmington and Western Railroad is Delaware’s only historic rail line that still exists today as a rolling museum. All throughout the year, the railroad hosts special events on their vintage rail cars, powered by antique locomotives. These historic train rides are magical experiences for everyone on board, no matter what your age is. Throughout the year, W&W hosts dinner trains, fall foliage trains, Easter Bunny experiences and more, but perhaps the most popular excursion is their incredible Holiday Lights Express. You will love seeing the elaborate Christmas lights in Delaware that line the tracks, and riding on the historic Doodlebug is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It’s become tradition for so many of the homes that are adjacent to the train tracks to decorate their homes for passengers to enjoy. So whenever you’re ready to stare in awe at unbelievable light displays, pick out a date from the many options and enjoy Delaware’s own Winter Wonderland for one magical evening.
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To complete your Wilmington and Western Railroad experience, you should plan on grabbing dinner at the trackside restaurant in Hockessin, which is one of the most historic restaurants in Delaware.
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