Santa Trains Steam Up for 35th Year at Carson City Railroad Museum

Santa Train at the Nevada State Railroad MuseumThe Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City launches its 35th year of Santa Train the weekend of December 7. Tickets are available online and at the museum’s depot now.

The Santa Trains will be running every 30 minutes the weekends of December 7th, 14th and 21st between 10 am and 3 pm. Tickets are $5 for all riders. Children 2 and younger who sit on an adult’s lap are free. Continue reading

Ride Virginia City’s Candy Cane Express with Holiday Songs, Hot Chocolate and Santa

3 Weekends of Merriment begin November 29 – Tickets on Sale Now 

Candy Cane Express Virginia City

All aboard the Candy Cane Express! For three weekends starting after Thanksgiving Day, families can take a spirited journey on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad in Virginia City. The annual holiday train takes a 50-minute roundtrip ride to the Gold Hill Depot and back with sweet treats, hot cocoa, singing elves and of course, Santa making an appearance.

Trains run November 29 & 30, and December 7 & 8, amd 14 & 15 at noon or 2 pm Trains depart from the Virginia & Truckee Railroad depot located on F Street near Washington. Continue reading