Enjoy Fall Foliage & More From Aboard This Cape Cod Train

Enjoy Fall Foliage & More From Aboard This Cape Cod Train

Dina Fantegrossi ·

See Cape Cod's fall foliage up close and personal from a perspective only a classic railway system can offer. Cape Cod Central Railroad's excursion trains depart from Hyannis and Barnstable on Saturday mornings.

The two-hour roundtrip journey takes you past woodlands alive with autumn colors, sand dunes, cranberry bogs, salt marshes, and the famous Cape Cod Canal.

Your live narrator will educate you on "wicked good" topics such as:

  • The coastal ecology of the Cape
  • Local wildlife, including seasonal migrations
  • History of the area
  • Building of the famous Cape Cod Canal
  • Glass industry and the rail’s involvement

Your exciting daytrip will also take you through Sandwich, the oldest village on Cape Cod.

Interested guests can disembark in Sagamore for a tour of Pairpoint Glass, the oldest functioning glass factory in America. See a live demonstration of glass pressing and glass blowing, then explore the breathtaking showroom!

Ticket prices range from $29.99 to $54.99 depending on which seating class you choose. Standard Class Seating is in double-decker railcars with seats set up in rows, First Class passengers enjoy seated tables of four, and Diamond Class enjoy the passing views from an elevated space with panoramic windows.

Full bar service is offered in the Deluxe Club car and social distancing rules are observed through six-foot spaced seating between groups.

Brunch, luncheon and dinner trains are also available for a romantic date night or a change of pace for girls-day-out! 

Some of Cape Cod Central Railroad's excursions have been cancelled due to COVID-19 so be sure to book online for real-time availability.

And don't forget to book your holiday Polar Express train ride for the whole family! This beloved winter event always sells out fast!