a fun venture....................this is something that families with younger children would enjoy. The fees are rather high.
This is a fantastic trip back in time from Niles to Sunol through beautiful Niles canyon. The train is decorated in hundreds of lights. They serve cookies and hot cider. All and all a fantastic family outing.
Niles Canyon Railway has been an important rail system since it's beginning more than 100 years ago. The trains have brought travelers and prospectors, farmers and Merchants along with Goods through the Niles Canyon. That famous scene where the poor Damsel in Distress is tied to the Railroad Tracks happened on this line. Tom Mix and many others once rode... More
The train is fun. There are many different types of engines. The steam engine is fun, I love the train at Christmas time. The trains are all lit up. The canyon is beautiful. The old trains are a treat.
Book a ride on the "Train of Lights" to kick off your Christmas Season. Very festive. But can also be very cold, so dress warmly, and bring a thermos of hot chocolate to drink on the ride. Our three boys used to love this event when they were little. Santa also makes a visit on the train and passes out... More
sort of boring otherwise, the train is very slow. We were on the open air train, so you will need a jacket
Kids of all ages will enjoy a railroad trip through the canyon! Special steam train weekends or the holiday train are extra special!!
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