Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Excursions to the North Pole begin November 15th !

Maybe you’ve read the book or seen the movie, but have you experienced the magic first-hand? Climb aboard THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride for a magical journey to the North Pole. 

The enchantment of the Polar Express™ comes to life in Durango, CO each holiday season with a spirited reenactment of the classic children’s tale. Wear your favorite pajamas and bring the whole family as you wind through the snowy forest aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, sipping hot chocolate on your way to see Santa where he his helpers greet you with a special gift to take home. 

Seats fill quickly for this special event, so be sure to book soon!

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Winter Trains to Cascade Canyon

Beginning November 25th, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad offers excursions through the beautiful Cascade Canyon. The 26-mile journey winds through the San Juan National Forest and along the Animas River in the comfort of heated coaches. 

Cascade Canyon Winter Train Schedule:
Nov. 25-27, 29-30
Dec. 1,7-8, 14-15, 19-24, 26-31
Jan. 1-4, 17-19, 31
Feb.1, 14-16

Departure & Return Schedule:
Departure Time at Durango Train Depot
9:45 a.m.
Arrival Time at Cascade Canyon
11:50 a.m.
Departure from Cascade Canyon
12:45 p.m.
Arrives back in Durango
2:45 p.m.

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Christmas Town, USA

Some may say there's no place like home for the holidays, but they've clearly never visited Christmas Town, USA. Located in the Southwest region of Colorado, Christmas Town, USA really is the best place to spend the holidays. Drive, ski or sled... just get here! 

Getting here