Mountain Explorer Dinner Train

Elkins, WV

Train travel and fine dining have been one of the great pleasures enjoyed by previous generations of Americans. As faster modes of transportation evolved, the magnificent long-distance passenger trains began to disappear, thus bringing to a close the era of dining car service. However, many who remember this often romanticized time in history still visualize the quixotic notions evoked by the unusual combination of dining while gliding effortlessly past towns and rivers, accompanied by the rhythmic melody of the rails.

The four-hour journey will highlight a freshly-cooked, four course meal prepared inside a completely restored dining car and served en-route by the food service professionals from the Railyard Restaurant. The Mountain Explorer train travels through the Monongahela National Forest and stops at the inspirational High Falls of the Cheat. Relax and enjoy your dining experience as you watch the setting sun spread hues of amber and pink across the steep ridges surrounding the pristine Shavers Fork of the Cheat River.

Reservations required. 

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