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The Train to Christmas Town

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The Train to Christmas Town

The onboard theatrical event is based on the children’s book, The Train to Christmas Town, which follows the story of a young girl named Janice and her adventures with an engaging cast of storybook characters on her trip to Christmas Town.

Live the story, The Train to Christmas Town with Saratoga & North Creek Railway and Stony Creek Ranch. | Photo from SNCRRLive the story, The Train to Christmas Town with Saratoga & North Creek Railway and Stony Creek Ranch. | Photo from SNCRR

Saratoga & North Creek Railway introduces The Train to Christmas Town departing from Stony Creek, NY for 2017! The on-board theatrical event is based on the children’s book, The Train to Christmas Town, an engaging cast on a trip to Christmas Town. Now partnered with The Stony Creek Ranch Resort, fun winter activities, food, beverages and lodging with exclusive packages are all available to train passengers.

The enchanting story comes to life when the train departs Stony Creek Ranch for a one-hour roundtrip journey to “Christmas Town” during which Santa’s elves will serve delicious hot chocolate and cookies. Sing along with original holiday music onboard from the Grammy-nominated band “Trout Fishing in America” and listen to The Train to Christmas Town read aloud on the train. Each girl and boy on board will receive a visit from Santa himself with a special holiday gift.

The Stony Creek Ranch Resort, embedded in the beautiful snow-covered Adirondacks near Lake George, is the region’s premiere Christmas dude ranch. Each room and cabin has its own Christmas tree and is decorated in the holiday spirit. Guests can board hay wagon rides around the property and meet Blitzen, the on-site reindeer. They can also visit the petting zoo to hug bunnies, miniature goats and mini-pigs. Adults and kids will love the Christmas lights, arts and crafts activities, the assorted booths and delicious food in Jingle Bell Junction. Every resort guest is guaranteed a seat on the Train to Christmas Town, plus much, much more.

About The Train to Christmas Town Book

 

The Train to Christmas Town was written by the lifelong educator, Peggy Ellis, and illustrated by graphic artist, Jeffrey Ley, best known for designing the 1980’s arcade game Q*bert. The children’s book follows the story of a young girl named Janice and her adventures on her trip to Christmas Town.

How to Take the Train to Christmas Town:

 

Experience the Train to Christmas Town via Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Station—Don’t forget to use the New York By Rail 15% discount!

Pick up your reserved #NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car right at the Albany-Rensselaer Station. Click here to reserve your car or call the Albany-Rensselaer office today at: 518-427-3893.


Event Details

    Dec. 17, 2017 - Dec. 28, 2017
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM