10 Christmas Train Rides Guaranteed to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

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 Polar Express (Multiple Locations): Inspired by the popular book and movie, these train rides often include hot cocoa, caroling, and a visit from Santa.

The Christmas Train (Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Colorado): Scenic rides through snowy landscapes with holiday-themed entertainment onboard.

Napa Valley Wine Train (Napa, California): Offers special holiday-themed journeys with gourmet meals and Napa Valley scenery.

 North Pole Express (Various Locations): Many heritage railroads transform into the North Pole, featuring Santa, elves, and holiday decorations.

Branson Scenic Railway (Missouri): Enjoy the Ozark Mountains adorned with Christmas lights during this festive train ride.

The Elf Limited (Texas State Railroad): A whimsical train adventure with elves, Santa, and a holiday atmosphere.

The Christmas City Express (Duluth, Minnesota): A magical journey through winter landscapes with storytelling, caroling, and a visit from Santa.

Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway (Pennsylvania): Experience a Christmas-themed train ride through the picturesque Lehigh Gorge.