Santa's Scenic Railway

Yes, Virginia, there really is a Santa Claus and he invites riders of all ages to join him on a magical holiday journey, full of wonder and merriment.

We are delighted to announce that Santa’s Scenic Railway rides will run between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Our round-trip Santa’s Scenic Railway train ride lasts about 40 minutes, perfect for our younger railfans. Enjoy sparkly holiday decorations, hot chocolate, a cookie, and best of all — a special appearance from Santa and Mrs. Claus, so don’t forget your camera! Availability is limited and tickets are expected to sell out quickly.

Santa’s Scenic Railway

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Aboard the Virginia Scenic Railway, you’ll get a front-row seat to some of Virginia’s prettiest views, including the legendary Shenandoah Valley and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Depending on the excursion you choose, you’ll roar through tunnels, speed over bridges, race past scenic fields and forests, and climb over mountains.