This 22-Mile Train Ride Is The Most Relaxing Way To Enjoy West Virginia Scenery

It’s fun to be a tourist in your own state, and what better way to enjoy the history, some picturesque scenery, and a lovely day than with an open-air train ride through the mountains? You don’t need to be a rail fan to appreciate all that this 22-mile journey on the rails has to offer… so check it out below, and then make plans to hop on board this fun-filled excursion in the Mountain State.

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The Cass Depot is located at 242 Main St., Cass, WV 24927. The Cass Scenic Bald Knob Trip is a seasonal offering only, from May through the last week of October. To see a full schedule of dates and times, refer to this link on their official website. Rates vary by age of passenger, day of week, and season and run between $51 and $66 per person. This train usually departs at 12:00 noon. Learn more about the rates at this link.

You may want to arrive early enough to enjoy a stroll through this historic community, and then have a late breakfast or an early lunch at The Last Run Restaurant. Learn more here.