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Strasburg Rail Road – Take the Road to Paradise

Strasburg Rail Road

301 Gap Road (Route 741)
Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572
866-725-9666

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Steam Train Ride Past Amish Farmlands of Lancaster County

 

Only the Strasburg Rail Road can take you directly through the heart of Pennsylvania Amish Country with a view of more than 2,500 acres of untouched farmland. Comfortably seated aboard an authentically restored passenger car, you will embark on a 45-minute, fully-narrated ride behind a real, operating steam locomotive. And, that’s just the beginning of this one-of-a-kind adventure at America’s oldest operating railroad.

Ride first-class, open air, coach, or choose to dine aboard the train in our authentic wooden dining car. You can also ride the train to our convenient picnic groves and recreational areas along the train’s route for mid-way boarding or unloading. Bring along your picnic basket or cooler and get off at either Groff’s Grove with swings, a merry-go-round, see saws, grills, and more or relax at Leeman Place, situated at the end of our line adjacent to the active Amtrak line.

Back at the station, get your wristband to enjoy our fun extras like the Pint-Sized Pufferbelly, a real miniature steam train that travels around our property; the Cranky Cars, hand-propelled cars for little ones; and our vintage Pump Car.

Don’t forget to come back to experience our special events held throughout the year.

 

Strasburg Rail Road - Thomas & Percy

 

 

Strasburg Rail Road

301 Gap Road (Route 741)
Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572
866-725-9666

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Attractions and Points of Interest Near Strasburg Railroad in Lancaster, PA:

Below are some attractions and points of interest near the Strasburg Rail Road. These listings may be paid or sponsored.

Verdant View Farm Bed & Breakfast

429 Strasburg Road, Paradise, PA 17562-9705, 717-687-7353

Rise and shine – slip on your boots and head to the barn for hands-on learning during your farm B&B stay.  Enjoy a family-style breakfast featuring homegrown and locally-sourced ingredients. Families and kids of all ages welcome.  Open all year.  View availability and book online at verdantview.com.

Verdant View Farm Tours

429 Strasburg Road, Paradise , PA 17562, 717-687-7353,

Visit a 4th-generation family farm. Milk a cow, feed a calf, visit the chicken coop, and interact with animals.  Stay overnight and enjoy a farmer's breakfast, or join a guided tour and farmstead workshop.  View availability and book online at verdantview.com.

Village Greens Miniature Golf

1444 Village Road (Route 741), Strasburg, PA 17579, 717-687-6933

Challenging golf amid the natural beauty of wooded hillside gardens intertwined with dramatic waterways. Traditional challenges plus natural obstacles. Two courses cover 13 acres in a beautiful wooded setting. The foliage changes with the season. Not a typical miniature golf course! Afterward, enjoy old-fashioned milk shakes, hand-dipped ice cream, sandwiches.  Visit website

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm – Family Fun on the Farm

150 Cherry Hill Road, Ronks, PA 17572, 866-546-1799

Join over a million adventurers. Over 50 Farm Fun Activities for all ages. Home of the Amazing Maize Maze. Entertain family and friends as you visit our farm animal center, singing chicken show, pedal karts, pumpkin slinger, guided wagon tour, and more. See you at Cherry Crest Adventure Farm.

Choo Choo Barn – Traintown U.S.A.

226 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Strasburg, PA 17579, 717-687-7911

Gigantic model train layout! Our 1,700 square foot train display is home to over 150 hand-created, animated figures and 22 operating model trains. Family-owned since 1961, this work of art is fun for all ages! We are much more than “just trains”! Open daily, Mid-March - December. Learn more:  Visit website

Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road

301 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 866-725-9666

Arriving at Strasburg three times a year, Thomas the Tank Engine and Percy invite the family along on a 20-minute adventure. Ride aboard the larger-than-life coal-burning steam train before exploring an array of family activities loaded with fun. Tickets are available at www.StrasburgRailRoad.com. Advance purchase recommended.

Hershey Farm Restaurant

240 Hartman Bridge Road (Route 896), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 717-687-8635, 800-827-8635

Experience delicious PA Dutch favorites on their Grand Smorgasbord, featuring homemade soups, gourmet breads, freshly carved meats, scrumptious side dishes, bakery fresh desserts and more! Breakfast Smorgasbord, Family Style Dining, and menu options are also available. Visit website

Lil’ Country Store & Miniature Horse Farm

264 Paradise Lane, Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 717-687-8237

Stop in and say Hello to the miniature horses at our Old Order Amish farm just outside Strasburg. They are gentle, friendly, and waiting to be petted. Saddle rides and cart rides are available. Our Lil' Country Store features many Amish hand-crafted products, including framed prints, quillows, birdhouses, and food products. See webpage

National Toy Train Museum

300 Paradise Lane,   Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572,   717-687-8976

Visit what is probably the world’s largest publicly exhibited collection of toy trains and accessories. We display rare, unusual and specialty trains and accessories from the 1800s by over a 100 different manufacturers. Enjoy six interactive operating layouts, plus our extensive toy train Research Library. Feel like a kid again!   Visit website

Sight & Sound Theatres

300 Hartman Bridge Road, Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 800-377-1277

The greatest stories ever told come to life on Sight & Sound’s massive stage. Seas part all around you, whales swim overhead and animals race by as you’re immersed in these spectacular Biblical musicals—live on stage!    Visit website


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