Experience romance and timeless beauty on our sunset trips. Catch those magical moments created by shadows, reflections, sparkles, and colors, as you journey through a glowing canyon full of American bald eagles. Sunsets are among the most beautiful moments to share, so cozy up and ride into the sunset as you dine and explore. Why not meet us onboard, unplug, and when the sun sets, watch it?
- Cruise the canyon as the day transitions to dusk
- 3 hour evening train ride, no layover
- Perfect romantic couples getaway
- Chase the sunset as your ride the rails
- Dine and ride into the sunset
- Eagle sightings in a soft canyon glow
- Unplug, reflect, and dream
- Check in at the ticket window between 3:30 PM and 4:30 PM
- Boarding is at 4:30 PM
- Departure at 5:00 PM
- Meal service begins upon departure
- Return to the Station at 8:00 PM
Cruise the canyon as the day transitions into dusk, South Branch waters glisten, and the Potomac Eagle casts its soft light as you return with the setting sun.
Classes of Service and Pricing
Potomac Eagle comes with five classes of service. You choose the best option for your railroad experience from Superior comfort and dining to casual Coach and concessions.
Ready to feel like royalty? These beautifully restored 1950s club cars offer cozy loveseats with tables and booths and are climate-controlled for your comfort needs. The classic, stylish setting invokes memories of the days of luxury rail travel and helps guests immerse themselves in their railroad dining experience. With 5 courses of heavy hors d’oeuvres/desserts and expansive views of the rolling countryside, you’ll enjoy every moment in these unique vintage cars.
- Adults (21+ Only): $145
Our 1940s dining cars with table service are climate-controlled to provide air conditioning or heat throughout the car. With our most upgraded 4-course meal service, you will enjoy delicious dining in a relaxing setting. Expansive windows allow guests to ride, dine, and explore throughout their journey.
- Adults (17+ Only): $145
Explore your casual-yet-classy side in our Standard Dining Cars. Enjoy your railway boxed lunch served in our vintage coach cars. Tabletop/chair style seating creates a comfortable and nostalgic trip. These cars have limited heating and windows which open and close to provide great viewing and ventilation.
- Adults (17-59): $95
- Adults (60+): $85
- Children (2-16): $60
- Lap Children (0-23 mos): Free
Our 1920s coaches are great for groups and families. The cars have cushioned, bench-style seats with reversible backs so passengers can face in either direction and enjoy the scenery. The windows offer abundant views and can be opened for refreshment. The coach cars do not have total climate control, but there is limited heat availability and meal service provided by the concession car.
- Adults (17-59): $70
- Adults (60+): $65
- Children (2-16): $40
- Lap Children (0-23 mos): FREE
A concession car is available to purchase snacks and drinks. Cash only.
Oversized bags and coolers are NOT permitted.