Halloween Festival Ghost Train, Tweetsie Railroad, Blowing Rock, North Carolina.

Dare to catch a scare?

Scary – or not not so scary – Halloween train rides mean fun for everyone It may make its presence known by the mournful moan of a diesel locomotive, the shrill tweet of a steam engine, or the haunting clang of a trolley. In any case, the eerie call of a Halloween Train promises goblins, […]

Shoreline Trolley Museum, Branford, Connecticut.

Ride a streetcar named dire

Creeping, crawling trolleys are trolling toward Halloween Unlike travel aboard modern rail cars and coaches, a ride aboard an antique trolley is an experience of many charms. Though you may think it’s easy to imagine the long-departed travelers who once haunted vintage streetcars, Halloween trolleys leave nothing to the imagination. A far cry from today’s […]

Peanuts Great Pumpkin Patch Express, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Durango, Colorado.

Great Pumpkin on track

Peanuts Great Pumpkin Patch Express making Halloween appearances Will the Great Pumpkin appear this Halloween season? There’s only one way to find out. That’s why the Great Pumpkin Patch Express will be making rounds again this year — transporting believers and skeptics alike to Sincere Pumpkin Patches around the U.S. They won’t be disappointed… because […]


Halloween trains haunting Canada’s rails with scary, merry fun   Alberta Stettler, Alberta Alberta Prairie Railway Harvest Pumpkin Fest trains operate Saturday, October 14th. Telephone: +1 (800) 282-3994.   British Columbia Duncan, British Columbia BC Forest Discovery Center Halloween Train operates Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and selected weekdays, October 20th through 30th. Telephone: +1(250) 715-1113. Kamloops, […]

Western US

Trains across the West hosting Halloween giggles and ghosts   Alaska Anchorage, Alaska Alaska Railroad Kids’ Halloween Train operates Saturdays, October 21st and 28th. Telephone: +1 (907) 265-2494.   California Felton, California Roaring Camp Railroads Thomas and Percy’s Halloween Party™ trains run Saturdays and Sundays, October 14th through 29th. Telephone: +1 (831) 335-4484. Fillmore, California […]