West Virginia Fall Train Rides with Breathtaking Views

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 with a scenic train ride 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 here.

These are the best West Virginia fall train rides near Harman’s Luxury Log Cabins:

 

west virginia fall train rides aboard the potomac eaglePotomac Eagle

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 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 $60 for adults, $30 for children ages 4 through 12, and free for children ages 3 and under.

Contact (304) 424-0736 to book your excursion or more information.

 

Cass Scenic Railroad

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 late September through October, with departure dates every day during these times, excluding Mondays. Bald Knob trips are 4.5 hours and round-trip.

Fall trips are Tuesday through Sunday, September 21st through October 31st. Tickets start at $75 for adults, $55 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

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 departures are Tuesdays through Sundays September 21st through October 31st. Tickets start at $75 for adults, $55 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.

 

a train on train tracks

Durbin Rocket

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 for 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 Tuesdays through Sundays from September 17th to October 31st. 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.

 

Plan your fall trip to West Virginia → Reserve your luxury log cabin with Harman’s before they’re all booked!

STAY TUNED WITH US

Get our updated offers, discounts, events and much more!