Ride The Rails Through Texas’ Countryside On This Historic Train

There’s just something so beautiful about trains. Romanticism, nostalgia, and history all combine for an experience guaranteed to leave you longing for the good old days. The Texas State Railroad is certainly no exception – running directly through the breathtaking Piney Woods of the East, there’s no better way to enjoy our state’s great outdoors.

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The Palestine Depot is located at 789 Park Road 70, Palestine, TX 75801.

For more locomotive adventures in Texas, check out 5 Incredible Texas Day Trips You Can Take By Train.

Have you ever ridden on the Texas State Railroad? What was your favorite part of the trip?