Any time is a great time for a scenic train ride in Pennsylvania, right? But, a train ride in the autumn months offers an extra bit of magic, especially with the landscape painted in rustic reds, oranges, and golds. Drink in the spectacular Pennsylvania scenery — colorful trees and the shimmering Lackawaxen River, decorated with fallen leaves — as the train chugs along, the rhythm of the train hitting the tracks to serenade you. Ready? Off we go.

Create unforgettable memories aboard with the Stourbridge Trainline excursions. But, don’t stop there; if you’re wondering “What are some more scenic train rides near me in Pennsylvania?” — you’ll be delighted to learn that PA is positively bursting with great train ride options, including trips in New Freedom and in New Hope.

Did you know you can also drink in some of the best fall foliage by going on a scenic hike? Stop by AllTrails Plus for some of the best hiking trails in Pennsylvania.

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What are some other scenic train excursions near me in Pennsylvania?

There's something so wonderful about taking in the views from a charming train, isn't there? In Pennsylvania, the Tioga Central Railroad offers a sunset dinner excursion that’s absolutely magical:

  • Sit back and relax as the spectacular scenery of the Pennsylvania countryside – from Wellsboro Junction to Tioga and back – rolls by as you’re aboard Tioga Central Railroad’s special Sunset Dinner Train Ride.
  • Sink into a comfortable chair in the dining car, ready to indulge in a delicious seasonal meal.
  • The Sunset Dinner Train runs weekly and advanced reservations are advised. Read about more memorable dinner train excursions in Pennsylvania.

Are there any other fall train rides in Pennsylvania?

Absolutely! Celebrate the spookiest holiday of the season with a trick-or-treat train ride in Pennsylvania, a fun event for the entire family. This excursion is offered through the Allentown and Auburn Railroad. The train winds through the scenic PA countryside, stopping at a pumpkin patch where kids can select a pumpkin!

What are some fun day trips I can take in Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania is a state that was made for day trips. Our prime location puts us within an easy drive of countless major cities, spectacular parks, must-visit landmarks, and incredible attractions. Exploring Pennsylvania is fun any time of the year, and that’s part of what makes our beautiful state so special. The best day trips in Pennsylvania are a mix of hidden gems and popular tourist attractions; outdoor recreation galore and indoor entertainment. We share 11 of our very favorite Pennsylvania day trips. If you want a little sneak peek, a few of our favorites include:

  • Lehigh Valley Zoo
  • Briar Bush Nature Center
  • Penn’s Cave
  • The Famous Street of Shops.

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