If your idea of a “white Christmas” includes lounging around while enjoying a unique dining experience, then this railroad adventure is for you. Relax and enjoy a very merry setting to help you escape the holiday chaos. Listen to historical narration and holiday music on your way to visit the Trough Canyon in its wintry secret season. This is a peaceful time when the canyon bald eagles are commonly seen tending to their nests preparing for the next breeding season.
Treat yourself to a nostalgic winter journey aboard our beautifully restored 1950s club cars when you choose Superior Club for ages 17+. Superior and Premium Dining in our 1940s passenger cars offer casual table top service for all ages.
- Festive holiday dining
- 3 hour winter canyon cruise, no layover
- Eagles are very active preparing for their nesting season
- Relaxed dining, holiday music, and time to explore
- Escape the holiday chaos in the solitude of a quiet canyon
- Experience Trough Canyon in its peaceful winter setting
Learn more about the canyon’s history, wildlife, and nature to enhance your exploration.View Overview
- Plan to arrive at 11:00 AM
- Check in at Ticket Window upon arrival
- Boarding at 11:30 AM
- Departure 12:00 PM
- Meal service begins upon departure
- Return to the Station 3:00 PM
Class of Service and Pricing
- All Ages (2+): $120
- Adults (17+ Only): $145
includes a 4-course meal (appetizer, salad, entrée & dessert)
- Adults (21+ Only): $145
Includes a 5-course meal (Charcuterie board, appetizer, salad, entrée & dessert)
To cancel your ticket, you must inform Potomac Eagle by 5PM the day before.
At this time no outside food or beverages will be allowed to be brought on the train! If you need to carry on a small cooler for medical purposes such as insulin injections then please inform the reservation office before the time of the trains departure.
Tickets that Include meal service require an advanced reservation. To cancel reservations involving meal service, cancellation must be made more than a week prior to departure date to obtain your full in house credit. A service fee will be deducted from your inhouse credit if meal service is cancelled less than one week prior to your excursion.
To purchase tickets after the cut off time, please call 304-424-0736.
Tickets are also available for purchase the day of the trip when you arrive at the station.
All reservations are assigned seats.
If you need to be seated with a separate reservation, please leave a comment or call 304-424-0736.