Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad – Fall Foliage Trips

Our regular excursion is a 3-hour trip that goes southbound through the Trough to Sycamore Bridge and back. (It is approximately 35 miles round-trip.) There is no layover; passengers stay on-board. Fall foliage Trough Trips are offered every day October 1-28: Monday-Friday at 1pm; Saturdays and Sundays at 10am & 2:30pm, except Sunday, October 28, Trough Trip is at 1pm (final day of the season). Reservations highly recommended; required for Club Car service. Book online or by phone.

South Side Depot – Fall Train Rides

Petersburg Fall Foliage Specials in Grant County, WV: These 1.5-hour round-trips depart the South Side Depot in Petersburg and go north to south Moorefield. A great express trip to see the fall foliage! October 2016: Saturdays: 7,14,21 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 3 p.m. Sundays: 8,15,22 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets: Adult – $20 Senior (60+) – $15 Child (4-12) – $10 To purchase tickets, please contact the South Side Depot (Grant County CVB) at (304) 257-9264.

Green Bank Telescope Open House and Family Science Day

FREE EVENT! Where else can you... build and launch a rocket, test your engineering skills, play with liquid nitrogen, do fun science experiments and see some of the biggest telescopes in the whole world ALL IN ONE DAY? Telescope Tours will be available as well as rare peeks into the control room of the world's largest fully-steerable telescope, the GBT! This year we're celebrating Green Bank's pioneering contributions and groundbreaking work in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence with our new project, Breakthrough Listen! Build a squiggly bot, launch a rocket, solve a chemistry mystery, compete in the molecule design challenge and make comet ice cream! See how boats can float on air and smell space! *Come early! Rocket tickets are limited to 2/family and must be completed by 3pm for the launch at 4pm.