Join Santa, carolers, musicians, and more aboard our steam train for a holiday ride to remember! Afterward, visit the Christmas market and Mrs. Claus. The Santa’s Paradise Express is the FULL experience!
CHOOSE YOUR FULL STEAM ADVENTURE
A nostalgic Christmas tradition for over 60 years continues at the historic Strasburg Rail Road! Choose from Santa’s Paradise Express, Night Before Christmas Train, the “Santa Claus Limited”, or the Christmas Tree Train.
- All Ages Ages All Ages
Enjoy the luxurious, climate-controlled comfort of First Class accommodations and a tasting of select wine, cheese, and crackers as you travel in style down the tracks to Paradise, PA, and back!
- Ages 21+ Ages Ages 21+
- 45 Minutes Duration 45 Minutes
UPCOMING 2023 SPECIAL EVENTS
Welcome Spring with a ride through beautiful farmland with the Easter Bunny as your Conductor. Boys and girls will be delighted with a special surprise as the Easter Bunny greets them on board this memorable train.
Join Thomas the Tank Engine™, a full-sized operating steam locomotive, as he greets friends of all ages. Thomas returns to the Strasburg Rail Road on June 17 – 18; June 22 – 26; and September 14 – 18, 2023. Tickets on sale soon!
A FAMILY-FRIENDLY EXPERIENCE FOR ALL AGES!
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