Philadelphia August 22, 2017
This Wine-Themed Train Around Philadelphia Will Give You The Ride Of A Lifetime
Did you know that the best wine tasting in the Philadelphia area is on wheels? The New Hope & Ivyland Railroad is offering a few more Grapevine Express excursions before their wine tasting season is up! If you’re looking for a great time catching up with friends on a truly unique adventure, book yourself a spot and get rolling on this wine train near Philadelphia in the charming town of New Hope.
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The Grapevine Express is a Wine & Cheese train that features fruit, crackers, fine cheeses, and award-winning wines.
Each trip lasts an hour and a half along the New Hope to Philadelphia line and brings you through the beauty of Bucks County landscape. Travelers have been experiencing this stretch of rail since the 1800s!
Every excursion on this wine train near Philadelphia features different varieties of wine.
You'll get to try wines from different regions of the world, and they change from month to month. The next Grapevine Express trains run on August 26th, September 2nd, 9th, 23rd & 30th. Trains depart at 5:00 PM sharp, and boarding begins ten minutes before departure. Don't be late!
Artisan crackers, fresh fruits, and hand-selected cheeses pair perfectly with your refreshing wine.
Tickets do sell out fast, so you'll want to
make a reservation
early. General Admission is $49.95 and includes your wine and treats, and you may be seated with other guests, as space is limited. Private seating admission is available $69.95, and you'll have your own table for two.
The restored passenger coaches and diesel locomotives that bring you through Bucks County are part of this perfect vintage railway experience.
Relax and enjoy a first class parlor car just like you're traveling in the early 1900s! You'll feel like you've stepped back in time on this enchanting journey.
The charming town of New Hope is part of the draw to this wine train near Philadelphia. After your ride, you can explore the town or visit the New Hope Winery.
After all, the best way to relax after a wine train is by visiting a winery, right? New Hope's is one of the most charming, and now features a cute little restaurant as well. Visit them at 6123 Lower York Rd., New Hope, Pennsylvania! Call (215) 794-2331 first, to find out what varieties they are featuring for tastings on your wine train day.
The New Hope & Ivyland Railroad offers plenty of other excursions for your entire family to enjoy.
While it is very popular for being the best wine train near Philadelphia, you can also enjoy dinner trains, murder mysteries, fall foliage tours, and children's story trips. In winter, the railway becomes the North Pole Express! Find the New Hope & Ivyland Railroad at 32 West Bridge St., New Hope, Pennsylvania.
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