Historic Trains of New Hampshire
All aboard! A fun, authentic railroading experience awaits in New Hampshire’s White Mountains and Lakes regions. Whether you’re a seasoned train enthusiast or just enjoy destinations filled with natural beauty, culture and history, join us and experience the spoils of New England charm from a whole new angle, the train. Experience the golden era of train travel, riding in historic rail cars on four unique New Hampshire rail journeys. Marvel at unparalleled mountain views and sweeping panoramic vistas that cannot be afforded with other types of travel in this region. Visit iconic NH attractions including Mount Washington, the Northeast's Highest Peak!
- Three nights at the Mountain Club on Loon in Lincoln, NH, breakfast daily at hotel, two lunches, two dinners, baggage handling, deluxe motorcoach transportation, driver’s and guide gratuities and AAA escort.
- Housekeeping Gratuity
- AAA Member Discount: $20 per person
- Fadden’s General Store and Maple Sugar House
- Café Lafayette Dinner Train
- Tour of the scenic Kancamangus Highway
- Conway Scenic Railway’s Mountaineer Train
- Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway
- Rock’s Estate Maple Experience
- Mt. Washington’s Cog Railway with luncheon
- NH’s Squam Lake (On Golden Pond) Cruise and Science Center
Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Pricing for single, triple and quad occupancy is available. A refundable deposit of $100 per person is due upon reservation. Cancellation insurance is available at final payment. Balance is due by July 12, 2024 and trip becomes nonrefundable at that time. After July 12, 2024, space is based on availability. Itinerary is subject to change. All times are approximate.
Morning: Board in Clifton Park at the Home Depot located at 4 Halfmoon Crossing at 7:30 am. Board coach in Queensbury at AAA Northway’s Office located at 345 Bay Road at 8:15 am. Afternoon: A lunch stop will be made at a local restaurant in route for dining on your own. Arrive in northern NH and visit Fadden’s General Store an authentic, old fashioned general store, family-owned since 1896! Visit the maple sugar house and gift shop for the area's largest selection of maple syrup and maple sugar products. Dinner aboard the Café Lafayette Dinner Train. Escape the ordinary and relive the romance of dining on the rails in one of three beautifully restored Pullman dining cars. Relax and enjoy five courses of fine food and entertainment served to you in the grand European manner. Evening: Check into your hotel, the Mountain Club on Loon for a three night stay.
Morning: Breakfast buffet at your hotel. Guided tour along New Hampshire's scenic Kancamagus Highway. This 34.5 mile scenic drive in Northern New Hampshire offers some of the best scenic views in all of New England. Ride Conway Scenic Railway’s Mountaineer Train. Take in the dramatic natural scenery as you travel through spectacular Crawford Notch – past sheer bluffs, steep ravines, cascading brooks and streams, panoramic mountain vistas, across Frankenstein Trestle and Willey Brook Bridge – enroute to Crawford and Fabyan Stations. A boxed lunch is included on the train. Afternoon: Take a ride on the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway. The eighty-passenger aerial tram whisks you above the timberline. You will travel to 4,200 feet and arrive at the summit for spectacular views of the White Mountains and into the state of Maine, Vermont and even Canada! Evening: Enjoy an inclusive dinner this evening at the hotel or local restaurant.
Morning: Breakfast buffet at your hotel. Visit the Rock’s Estate for a Maple Experience. Afternoon: Arrive at the Cog Railway’s historic train station and enjoy a boxed lunch as you wait to partake in one of New England’s finest train experiences. Enjoy a scenic three hour train ride on the World’s first mountain climbing Cog Railway to the summit of Mount Washington, the Northeast's Highest Peak! While at the summit visit the Mt Washington Observatory's Weather Museum and 1853 Tip Top House. We recommend you bring a camera and an extra jacket or sweater, as it can get rather chilly at the mountain top. Evening: Evening on your own. Just relax and enjoy the scenic mountain views or partake in some of the resort’s activities including gondola rides up Loom Mountain and an outdoor adventure course (fees apply). Dinner this evening is on your own at the hotel’s Seasons on Loon Restaurant.
Morning: Breakfast buffet at your hotel, prior to check out. Baggage handling is included. Arrive in Holderness, NH and get nearer to nature at the Squam Lakes Nature Science Center. New Hampshire is famous for its picturesque lakes and mountains, and Squam Lake is a gem among many. See its amazingly clear water, rocky shores, celebrated islands, historic homes, scenic mountain views, and remarkable wildlife. Enjoy a Science Center Lake Cruise and experience the beauty of Big Squam Lake. See loons and bald eagles and observe their beauty in their natural habitat. Learn about the natural forces that created this lake, the wildlife that makes it so special, and the people who have enjoyed it for over 5,000 years. Afternoon: Enjoy an inclusive lunch at Hart’s Turkey Farm Restaurant. Depart for home at 3:00 pm. Dinner/rest stop in route. Arrival in Queensbury at 8:30 pm and Clifton Park at 9:15 pm.