Lunch Train

Enjoy a delicious lunch on the rails as you travel through the beautiful Des Moines River Valley in climate controlled comfort aboard the historic “City of San Francisco” or “City of Los Angeles” cars. This train crosses the 156′ tall Bass Point Creek High Bridge, as well as the Des Moines River, on its journey through the river valley.

Lunch Train Schedule and Prices

  • Operates SATURDAYS ONLY, 5/28/22-10/29/22
    • Does not operate during Day Out With Thomas event
  • $45 per person (all ages)
  • Departs at 11:00 AM
  • Arrives back in Boone at 1:45 PM
  • Prepaid reservations are required
  • Please arrive one hour prior to departure time
  • Answers to common questions may be found in the Lunch Train section of our FAQ Page

Lunch Train Menu

  • Smash Burger
    • Served on a toasted potato bun, with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickle. Sides: Creamy coleslaw, vegetarian baked beans. Dessert: Root Beer Float.
  • Smoked Pork Loin Sandwich
    • Served on a toasted potato bun with BBQ sauce. Sides: Creamy coleslaw, vegetarian baked beans. Dessert: Root Beer Float.
  • Creamy Smoked Chicken Salad With Grapes
    • Served on a toasted croissant. Sides: Creamy coleslaw, vegetarian baked beans. Dessert: Root Beer Float.
  • Creamy 3-Cheese Mac and Cheese
    • Sides: Creamy coleslaw, vegetarian baked beans. Dessert: Root Beer Float.