This Epic Train Ride In Florida Will Give You An Unforgettable Experience

Editor’s Note: Unfortunately, this train ride is no longer in business.

There’s a reason so many kids (and adults) love trains. There’s something magical about the chug of the powerful engine, the unmistakable whistle and the experience of watching the scenery roll by. We love train rides because they’re fast enough to be exciting but slow enough that you can really take everything in.

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:

The Orange Blossom Cannonball made a memorable appearance alongside George Clooney in the 2000 film “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”:

Here’s a video of what you can expect if you take a ride on the Orange Blossom Cannonball:

Please note that the steam engine runs only on Saturdays, and on most other days the train is pulled by an old diesel engine. For more information and to view the train’s schedule, check out

Have you ever ridden the Orange Blossom Cannonball? Do you know of any other awesome train rides in Florida?