7 Themed Train Rides In Texas That Are Sure To Bring Out The Kid In Everyone
All aboard! Trains aren’t usually the first thing that comes to mind when we’re thinking of something fun to do, but maybe they should be. Two major railways in Texas, the Texas State Railroad and the Jefferson Railway, host themed train rides for nearly every holiday and season. From Christmas and Halloween trains to romantic moonlight and Oktoberfest trains, there’s a ride for everyone regardless of age. Ready for a fun adventure? Take a look at the 7 best train rides in Texas.
Have you taken any of these train rides in Texas? If so, we want to hear all about your adventure! Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.
If you’re looking for more fun, check out these awesome day trips in Texas. And for even more fun adventures in the Lone Star State, check out Airbnb Experiences. The engaging activities offered by locals are sure to spice up your weekends and vacations.
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What are the best free things to do in Texas?
These Texas train rides are tons of fun, but if you’re looking for some free fun, head over to:
- San Antonio!
- This famous city is home to the Alamo, and if you’ve never been, it belongs on your bucket list. It’s free to explore this historic mission and it will make you beam with Texas pride.
- After that, you can take a quick 1.5-hour drive to Austin and meander through Mayfield Park. This gorgeous area is home to free-roaming peacocks that love to strut their stuff.
- While you’re in the area, take a quick drive to Mount Bonnell. This is one of the tallest lookout points in Texas’s capital city and the views are spectacular during sunset.
Need more ideas? Check out our full list of the best free things to do in Texas.
What can I do with kids in Texas?
- If you want to plan a trip that's great for kids in Texas, check out our itinerary for this family-friendly Texas road trip! This adventure will lead you to sugary destinations, an exciting Texas train ride, and quirky roadside attractions. There’s something for everyone!