Halloween and hayrides go hand in hand, but if you really want to up your game this year, take a trip on a Halloween train! From spooky to scenic, these fall train rides offer a unique bit of fall fun for the whole family: Passengers can take a seat in a vintage caboose, travel through gorgeous fall foliage, visit a pumpkin patch, and even trick-or-treat onboard. After the ride, round out the day with autumn activities like corn mazes, crafts, and a costume party.
Book your tickets now to ensure you don’t miss out on one of these seasonal NJ railway adventures. Most trains have limited capacity and other safety protocols this season, but be sure to click through to each train’s individual website for details and requirements.
Fall Train Rides in New Jersey
Corn Maze Train
Weekends through September 27
All aboard the historic passenger coach for a ride to Snyder Farm to the corn maze. Face masks are required, and the rides run at reduced capacity.
The Great Pumpkin Train
Saturdays and Sundays from Saturday, October 3– Sunday, November 1
Throughout the month of October, visitors can take the train to pick a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch while enjoying the beautiful scenery. In addition, families can extend the fun by purchasing add-ons such as the Corn Maze and the Mine Train for an additional fee.
Haunted Express Night Time Rides
Fridays and Saturdays starting in October (2020 Dates TBA)
Take a ghostly nighttime ride and a walk through the haunted woods of Allaire State Park, an annual tradition for decades.
Saturdays and Sundays from Saturday, October 3–Sunday, October 25
All-aboard the train at Flemington Station for a trip to Everitt Farms’ at Pumpkin Junction. Allow about 2.5 hours for your visit. Your train ticket includes a round-trip train ride, plus admission to a 6-acre corn maze, a tractor-pulled wagon ride, and other fall activities.
Fall Train Rides in Pennsylvania
Select dates from Friday, October 9 – Sunday, October 31
Climb aboard the train at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad for a 45-minute trick-or-treat train ride. Kids are encouraged to dress in their favorite Halloween costumes and trick-or-treat around the New Hope train station for candy and assorted toys.
Hope you have fun!
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