This Train In Minnesota Is Actually A Restaurant And You Need To Visit

It should come as no surprise that the Land of 10,000 Lakes is full of train enthusiasts. With all of our train rides, train-themed parks, boxcar hotels, and railroad-themed restaurants, there’s no shortage of fun things for train lovers to do in Minnesota. Today, let’s add one more spot to the list. There’s an old train in Minnesota that is now a restaurant, and you absolutely have to visit.

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:

Whistle Stop Diner is a wonderful small-town spot in Benson, Minnesota. The restaurant’s owners are planning some future remodels that are sure to make this train restaurant even more charming. For more information about hours, location, menus, and more, be sure to check out their Facebook page!

Address: 1220 Atlantic Ave., Benson, MN 56215