Excursion trains follow historic railroad lines of NH mountains & lakes

A fun way to enjoy the scenery of northern New Hampshire is by taking a ride on an excursion train, with departures and arrivals at historic train stations in towns of the mountains and lakes regions. Trains excursions are offered spring through fall on historic and refurbished coaches. It is a delightful outing for everyone from kids to grandparents. Seasonal train excursion trips include fall foliage trains and trips to Santa's North Pole, following the model of the popular Polar Express story.

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At the Summit Station 500x250 - Mount Washington Cog Railway - Bretton Woods, NH
Mount Washington Cog Railway

Off Route 302 Bretton Woods, NH, 03589 Phone: 603-278-5404 Toll-Free: 800-922-8825

The Cog Railway is a must for train lovers

A trip aboard New Hampshire's Cog Railway is on every railroad enthusiast's must-do list. The train climbs the highest peak in the Northeast, New Hampshire's Mount Washington. And it's the only train of its kind east of the Rockies -- using cog technology to ascend the steepest railroad tracks in North America. At our Base Station you'll find a museum where you can learn all about our unique railway, an engineering marvel of the 19th century. At the summit you can pose for photos, visit the Weather Observatory, and take in the spectacular view. On a clear day, you be able to see all the way to the Atlantic Ocean. A ride on the Cog Railway is the trip of a lifetime, great for train buffs, and great for families.
On The Bridge 500x250 - Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train - North Woodstock, NH
Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train

3 Crossing at Riverplace North Woodstock, NH, 03262 Phone: 603-745-3500

Take a delicious journey aboard this timeless dinner train

Experience a most unique culinary adventure in the White Mountains aboard the Café Lafayette Dinner Train offering majestic scenery along with fine dining. Your journey comes to life as you leisurely travel south from North Woodstock, rolling along the western slopes of the mountains and the Pemigewasset river and back in beautifully restored railcars. Here’s the perfect way to enjoy the magnificent region and great food along the way. Called timeless and memorable, the Café Lafayette Dinner Train offers a 2hour 20 minute run in beautifully restored railcars where the chef and culinary team offer enticing menus, fine wines, exciting cocktails and gracious service. Reserve space from a table of four, full railcar, the entire train, or anywhere in between.
Valley Train 500x250 - Conway Scenic Railroad - North Conway, NH
Conway Scenic Railroad

38 Norcross Circle North Conway, NH, 03860 Phone: 603-356-5251

All aboard the Conway Scenic Railroad in New Hampshire's White Mountains

At Conway Scenic Railroad, you’ll enjoy old-fashioned train rides, all departing from a beautiful 1874 Victorian Station in North Conway Village. Whether you choose a heritage trip on one of our Valley routes, or the supremely scenic Mountaineer to Crawford Notch, you'll experience the thril of traditional rail travel in restored historic passenger cars. Premium class, First Class, and Coach seating options are available on most trains. Our trains run rain or shine, and round-trip excursions are from 1 to 5½ hours. Our schedules vary from day to day and season to season, so be sure to call 603-356-5251 for details, or visit our website by clicking above. Valley Trains run April through December. Our Mountaineer operates June through October. Snow Trains run weekends in January and February. Conway Scenic Railroad offers journeys back in time the whole family will enjoy.