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Private Caboose Up to 10 friends!

Ride in the Caboose with Santa!

Ho, ho, ho! Santa’s aboard this classic steam train for a holiday ride to remember!

A Christmas tradition since 1959, Strasburg Rail Road welcomes a very special visitor every November and December. That’s right, Santa himself climbs aboard the historic steam train to greet families as they travel down the tracks to Paradise, PA, and back. As a special treat, children ages 11 and under receive a gift from Santa and his helper during this nostalgic 45-minute steam train ride.

All tickets must be pre-purchased online.
Caboose charters sell out fast. Advance purchase required. Book now for fast and convenient checkout.

About the Caboose

Constructed in 1925, this cozy accommodation provides a glimpse of what it may have been like to be a crew member of an early 20th-century steam train. Climb into the cupola seats for a truly unique view of the train. (Note: Cupola seating does require ascending and descending a ladder.)

Your caboose ticket provides you with a 45-minute round-trip ride aboard America’s oldest continuously operating railroad, nicknamed the “Road to Paradise.” Enjoy the onboard commentary as you traverse the beautiful Lancaster County countryside.

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