Fresh Air, Family Fun Aboard Walkersville Southern Railroad


By DullesMoms, July 2020


Located less than 50-miles from Dulles International Airport, a train ride on the Walkersville Southern Railroad makes for a perfect family day trip!

This historic destination invites you to travel in vintage 1920’s passenger cars, open flatcars, and even a caboose on a track originally built in 1872! Click here to see their upcoming excursions, including:

Weekend Excursion
Enjoy plenty of scenic views on this 60-minute+ excursion, including the Catoctin Mountains and Monocacy River.

Autism-Friendly Excursion
This relaxed, welcoming new event is geared specifically for friends with sensory considerations and on the Autism spectrum. Seating is not assigned and can be chosen at your leisure in any of their open-air cars, passenger cars, and caboose.

Superhero Picnic Excursion
Come dressed as your favorite superhero and enjoy a themed storytime!

Teddy Bear Picnic Excursion
Bring your favorite Teddy Bear and meet Goldilocks during the train ride!

Jesse James Day Excursion
Jesse and his gang are on the loose — expect an Old West raid on the train!

Walkersville Southern Railroad is located at 34 W Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville, MD 21793.

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Disclaimer/Terms: These opportunities are subject to last-minute cancellations; always confirm by calling/clicking.


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