Live the magic of the classic Polar Express™ Train Ride story with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. Depart from Utica’s Union Station and travel north while being served hot chocolate and cookies.
The Best Way To Enjoy Old Forge’s “Christmas On Main Street”
This nature excursion, departing our Utica Station, is guaranteed to reawaken all of your senses. Relax and soak up the colorful sights while aboard vintage train coaches. From the comfort of the train, you’ll revel in stunning views of the beautiful winter scenery outside your window.
Spend a full afternoon in Old Forge enjoying “Christmas on Main Street,” browsing through shops, decorated for the season, enjoying carriage rides, listening to the melodious carillon bells.
Return to Utica after the Christmas Tree Lighting. While you’re on the train, visit our Cafè Car and try the light and hearty fare as you ride the rails on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad!
Please note: This is not the Polar Express
Departs Utica: 11:30 am
Arrives in Thendara: 1:30 pm
6 Hour Layover in Thendara
Departs Thendara: 7:30 pm
Arrives in Utica: 9:30 pm
Please be advised this trip is wheelchair accessible for standard size chairs. The maximum door opening width is 26 inches wide. Please make sure to measure your wheelchair before you make a reservation. If you have any questions or would like to reserve wheelchair seating, please contact the office toll-free at 1-800-819-2291.
Restrooms on the train are not wheelchair accessible, however there are wheelchair accessible restrooms in all of our stations.