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5 Holiday Train Experiences Your Children WIll Love

5 Holiday Train Experiences Your Kids WIll Love

5 Holiday Train Experiences Your Children WIll Love

If you are looking for a unique holiday experience that your kids will love, step back in time and hop aboard these holiday trains! These will make for great day trips and they are within a few hours’ driving distance from the CSRA. 

Polar Express at Blue Ridge Scenic Trail

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Winter Train Rides
Dates:
November 11 – December 31
Cost: Adult – $49.99-$84.99 & Children $34.99 (2-12 years)
Bundle up and sip some hot chocolate as the train calmy rolls along the Tocca River and through the scenic Appalachian foothills. 

 

Holiday Express
Dates: November 26 – December 23
Cost:
Adults – $52 & Child $35
Come join us for a festive 1-hour train ride on the Holiday Express in which you can listen to holiday music, hear the story “The Night Before Christmas,” enjoy delicious hot chocolate or other snacks available for sale inside our concession car. Children will receive a Blue Ridge Scenic Railway jingle bell, candy cane, and activity packet while on board.


Holiday Pavillion
Dates:
December 4, 11, 18 & 21-23
Cost: Adults – $59 & Child – $42
Hop aboard our holiday train to the quaint sister towns of McCaysville, Ga and Copperhill, TN. where you will arrive at our festive holiday decorated Pavilion. While onboard the train, children will receive a Blue Ridge Scenic Railway jingle bell, candy cane, and activity packet. This ride is 4 hours round trip, which includes a 2-hour layover.

Three Hours and 46 Minutes From North Augusta

Train Ride With Santa at Southeastern Train Museum

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Dates and Times: TBA
Cost: TBA

Activities Include: Santa Visit, Train Ride, Santa Letter Writing, and Bring Your Own Camera For Pictures With Santa.

Two Hours and 33 Minutes From North Augusta

Photo Credit: train-museum.org

Winter Wonderland Train Ride at Pine Mountain Gold Museum

http://www.pinemountaingoldmuseum.com/

Date and Times:
December 1 – 23 – Wed, Thur, Fri & Sat
Ticket times begin at 6 PM – Must arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled time.

Cost: All ages $13 & 2 and under free.

The train ride is open-air and it winds through a wooded area covered with Christmas lights. 

2 Hours and 46 Minutes From North Augusta

The Santa Special at Georgia Coastal Railway

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Dates and Times:
Select Dates Thru November 26 – December 30
Departures at 2:00 PM, 4:30 PM & 7:30 PM

Open-Air Experience
Cost: 
See website for pricing details.

3 Hours and 48 Minutes From North Augusta

Holiday Ride-On Train at Atlanta Botanical Gardens

https://atlantabg.org/

Dates and Times:
November 14 – January 2
Saturdays and Sundays 10 AM – 4 PM

Cost: $5.00 per passenger

All aboard The Botanical Express for a trip around the Great Lawn. You kids will love to see the lights if you stay for the night portion. 

2 Hours and 21 Minutes From North Augusta

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