Just a short drive from Harman’s Luxury Log Cabins are locomotives ready to take visitors on a journey across the West Virginia countryside. And what better time to appreciate the beauty of West Virginia than during the fall when autumn colors paint the landscape.
You and your family can enjoy this picturesque landscape with a West Virginia fall train ride. If you haven’t already, check the dates and best destinations for West Virginia fall foliage.
These are the best West Virginia fall train rides near Harman’s Luxury Log Cabins:
Address: 149 Eagle Drive, Romney, West Virginia 26757
Visit Wappocomo Station to board the Potomac Eagle for a breathtaking excursion along the South Branch of the Potomac River. The Potomac Eagle runs daily excursions starting in late October through the first week of November. Trough Trips are 3 hours long and take passengers 35 miles round-trip through the Trough, a canyon along a secluded section of the South Branch of the Potomac River, and over Sycamore Bridge.
Tickets start at $65 for adults, $35 for children ages 4 through 12, and free for children ages 3 and under. Dining is available for select tickets.
Contact (304) 424-0736 to book your excursion or more information.
Cass Scenic Railroad
Address: 12363 Cass Road, Cass, West Virginia 24927
The Cass Scenic Railroad takes passengers to the overlook at Bald Knob for an unforgettable fall train ride. The trains are the same Shay locomotives used during the early 1900s when the railroad was used primarily for hauling lumber. Excursions aboard the Cass Scenic Railroad depart from Cass Depot in mid September through late October, Wednesdays through Sundays. Bald Knob trips are 4.5 hours round-trip and lunch is included.
Tickets start at $82 for adults, $62 for children ages 4 through 11, and free for children ages 3 and under.
Call (304) 636-9477 to book your departure for fall.
Traveling with the family? Discover more things to do in West Virginia with kids during the fall and any other time of year!
New Tygart Flyer
Address: 315 Railroad Avenue, Elkins, West Virginia 26241
Board the New Tygart Flyer, a vintage diesel-powered locomotive, for a fall excursion from Elkins Depot through Shavers Fork to the spectacular 150-foot wide, 18-foot high waterfall of Cheat. Trips are 4 hours round-trip in climate-controlled cars and included lunch.
Fall trips are from mid September to late October, Thursdays through Sundays. Tickets start at $82 for adults, $62 for children ages 4 through 11, and free for children ages 3 and under.
Call (304) 636-9477 for more information and to reserve your tickets.
Address: 4759 Staunton Parkersburg TNPK, Durbin, West Virginia 26264
Powered by a coal-fired steam engine, the Durbin Rocket carries passengers through the Monongahela National Forest and northern Pocahontas County. This ride is a popular option for families with young children thanks to its shorter length in time (2 hours) and distance (10.5 miles), and free movement in the cars. The journey provides terrific views of mountains and rivers, including the Greenbrier River.
Fall trips are from mid September to late October, Wednesdays through Sundays. Tickets start at $45 for adults, $25 for children ages 4 through 11, and free for children ages 3 and under. Trips depart from the Durbin Depot.
Contact (304) 636-9477 to reserve your trip on the Durbin Rocket.