Pennsylvania October 10, 2018
7 Ridiculously Charming Train Rides To Take In Pennsylvania This Fall
Fall’s all about making memories – whether it’s roasting marshmallows over a campfire or trick-or-treating on Halloween night. Living in Pennsylvania means having some of the world’s best fall foliage, the perfect backdrop for memorable autumn adventures. So, when you’re looking for something unique and fun to do this autumn, embark on one of these picturesque train rides in Pennsylvania.
1. Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad – Titusville
Drink in all of the splendor of autumn aboard Oil Creek & Titusville's fall foliage train ride. The three-hour scenic tour meanders through Oil Creek State Park. Sit back and relax in the train. Or, when the weather permits, head out to the open air gondola.
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2. New Hope & Ivyland Railroad – New Hope
Journey from New Hope to Buckingham, and back, on New Hope & Ivyland's fall foliage train ride. The 1.25 hour train ride promises picture-perfect views of the fall foliage in Bucks County. Then, in the evening, the railroad hosts a 40-minute Halloween train ride that offers plenty of spooky moments.
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3. Everett Railroad – Hollidaysburg
Climb aboard an old-fashioned steam-powered train with The Everett Railroad Company. The one-hour train ride will take you to the pumpkin patch, where the kids each get to pick a pumpkin. (And, they'll also receive a pumpkin-decorating kit.)
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4. Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway – Jim Thorpe
Find a cozy seat on the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway in Jim Thorpe. And, settle in for a scenic 45-minute ride through Lehigh Gorge State Park. Trains run daily.
5. Strasburg Railroad – Strasburg
Add some good old-fashioned fun to your fall itinerary. Strasburg Railroad's Spooktacular train ride leaves the station on October 27, 2018. The family-friendly train ride includes a stop at Groff's Grove. There, enjoy a fall festival that includes trick or treating, pumpkin decorating, and crafts.
6. West Chester Railroad – West Chester
West Chester Railroad hosts the Fall Foliage Express and the Great Pumpkin Express. Both train rides last 90 minutes and journey to Glen Mills and back. Guests on the Great Pumpkin Express can pick a pumpkin, and kids are welcome to wear their Halloween costumes. Both train rides feature brief stopovers in Glen Mills.
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7. Colebrookdale Railroad – Boyertown
Settle in to your seat on a 1920s train as the Colebrookdale Railroad hits the rails on its two-hour Autumn Splendor Fall Foliage train ride. All trains depart from Boyertown.
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Have you ever been on one of these train rides in Pennsylvania? Share your experience in the comments. And, if you’re on the hunt for another really unique autumn experience, stroll along this glowing pumpkin trail.
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