Southwest US

Catch a Christmas joy train at a Southwest US railroad

 

Bradley meets Santa, Austin Steam Train, Cedar Park, Texas.
Bradley meets Santa, Austin Steam Train, Cedar Park, Texas. © Austin Steam Train

Arizona


Key to holiday icons:   Train ride includes visit with Santa.   Official Polar Express train ride.   Specialty ride; Santa does not appear.   Holiday illuminations.   Christmas shopping excursion.   New Year's party or dinner train.

Scottsdale, Arizona
McCormick – Stillman Railroad Park

Holiday Lights Train operates Friday, December 1st through Sunday, January 7th (no trains December 4th, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve).
Telephone: +1 (480) 312-2312.

Williams, Arizona
Grand Canyon Railway

Polar Express operates Friday through Sunday, November 10th through 12th; Thursday through Sunday, November 16th through 19th; daily, November 22nd through December 11th (no trains Thanksgiving Day and Tuesdays); daily, December 13th through 30th (no train Christmas Day).
Telephone: +1 (800) 843-8724.

Oklahoma


Key to holiday icons:   Train ride includes visit with Santa.   Official Polar Express train ride.   Specialty ride; Santa does not appear.   Holiday illuminations.   Christmas shopping excursion.   New Year's party or dinner train.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Oklahoma Railway Museum

Christmas Train runs Saturdays, December 9th and 16th; Sunday, December 17th.
Telephone: +1 (405) 424-8222.

Texas


Key to holiday icons:   Train ride includes visit with Santa.   Official Polar Express train ride.   Specialty ride; Santa does not appear.   Holiday illuminations.   Christmas shopping excursion.   New Year's party or dinner train.

Alvin, Texas
Victory Camp

Christmas Train operates Friday and Saturday, December 1st and 2nd; Thursdays through Saturdays, December 7th through 16th; Monday through Saturday, December 18th through 23rd.
Telephone: +1 (281) 388-2267.

Cedar Park, Texas
Austin Steam Train

North Pole Flyer operates Saturdays and Sundays, November 25th through December 17th.
Telephone: +1 (512) 477-8468.

Grapevine, Texas
Grapevine Vintage Railroad

North Pole Express operates Fridays through Sundays, November 24th through December 10th; daily, Friday, December 15th through Saturday, December 23rd.
Christmas Wine Trains run Thursdays, November 30th; December 7th and 14th (depart Fort Worth Stockyards, December 7th). img src=”http://www.northpoletrains.com/images/npt-holly-16×16.png” height=”20″ width=”20″ border=”0″/>
Telephone: +1 (817) 410-3185.

Palestine, Texas
Texas State Railroad

Polar Express operates Saturday and Sunday, November 11th and 12th; daily, November 18th through December 3rd (no train Thanksgiving Day); Friday through Sunday, December 8th through 10th; daily, December 13th through 23rd; Tuesday and Wednesday, December 26th and 27th.
Telephone: +1 (877) 726-7245.

San Antonio, Texas
Texas Transportation Museum

Santa’s Railroad Wonderland Train operates Saturdays and Sundays, December 9th through 23rd (no train Sunday, December 24th).
Telephone: +1 (210) 490-3554.