The Santa Express and Toys For Tots team up again

Once again, we have teamed up with Toys For Tots to help collect toys for less fortunate children. Through December 12, you can help by dropping off a new, unwrapped toy during our Santa Express trains at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum. You will receive a complimentary basic coach class child’s boarding …

Santa’s Scenic Valley Ride

There’s a blizzard so fierce that reindeer can’t fly in it. How will Santa deliver gifts to children on the Iowa frontier?  Santa’s Scenic Valley Ride takes little ones on a winter adventure with Santa on his first-ever train ride to old-time Iowa. The book was written and illustrated by Misty McNally, whose mother was born in Boone …

All aboard the Santa Express!

Bring the family, and enjoy a ride from the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s depot to the North Pole (and return). En route, you will hear the story of Santa’s Scenic Valley Ride, sing holiday songs, and take part in other fun, family activities. Also on board, you will be served hot chocolate and a …