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Scenic Train Rides

A fun, authentic railroad experience awaits you in the White Mountains and Lakes regions of New Hampshire. Come and enjoy a spectacular ride along Lake Winnipesaukee, or a gravity defying journey up the side of Mount Washington. All rides offer views of New Hampshire’s scenic beauty, and many offer special trips such as Fall Foliage tours. These scenic rides are fun for the entire family, so sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride!

For any questions or information on rates and schedules, please contact each attraction directly.

Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train
Conway Scenic Railroad
Hobo Railroad
Mount Washington Cog Railway
Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad


Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train
Route 112 North Woodstock, NH 03262
603-745-3500  (outside NH: (800) 699-3501)
http://www.nhdinnertrain.com
A fine dining restaurant located in North Woodstock NH. Only a few minutes away from Lincoln, you can enjoy a scenic train ride and a dinner in a restaurant with the constantly changing view.

  • 2-hour dinner trains May-October
  • Station-side dining from Dec 31-March
  • Three unique dining cars offer spectacular views of the picturesque Pemigewasset River with its surrounding fields and forests
  • Enjoy a five course meal at traditional tables for four, or specially priced tables for two, Large groups welcome

Conway Scenic Railroad
603-356-5251 (outside NH: 1-800-232-5251)
http://www.conwayscenic.com
Experience the Golden Age of railroading on our old-fashioned train rides, all departing from our 1874 Victorian station in the heart of North Conway Village.

Two trains, three excursions:

  • The Valley Train to Bartlett (1 hour, 45 minutes) or Conway (55 minutes).  Lunch served at 11:30 and 1:30 aboard the First Class dining car Chocorua.
  • The Notch Train to Crawford Depot (5 hours) or Fabyan Station (5½ hours, Fall only).  Two luncheon seatings daily aboard the elegant dining car, The Hattie Evans.
  • Box Lunches available on the Notch Train if pre-ordered
  • Snack bars are on trains most of the season
  • Trains run from mid-April through the first weekend in January
  •  Special events take place throughout the operating season.  Our big summer event, Day Out With Thomas™ , takes place every July.
  • Rates vary depending on the train excursion and the seating option chosen.  Coach and First Class seating available on all trains.
  • Train run rain or shine
  • Large groups welcome

Hobo Railroad
64 Railroad St. Lincoln, NH 03251
(603)745-2135
http://www.hoborr.com
Travel through a natural woodsy setting along the twisting "Pemi" River, just minutes away from Franconia Notch.

  • Train ride follows along the Pemigewassett River from Hobo Junction in Lincoln to Woodstock, taking an hour and twenty minutes round trip 
  • Fall Foliage Excursions and Santa Train rides available depending on the season (different pricing may apply)
  • A family fun attraction with scheduled entertainment, picnic facilities as well as the "Hobo Jungle" Playground.
  • Snacks available onboard, including the Hobo Picnic Lunch
  • Trains run May 29th-October 24th with select daily routes and weekend/ holiday routes (schedule subject to change)
  • Large groups welcome

Mount Washington Cog Railway
Base Road (six miles off Route 302)
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire 03575
(603) 278-5404  (outside NH: 800-922-8825)
http://thecog.com
Experience New England's highest peak on the world's first mountain-climbing cog railway! Since 1869, this National Historic Engineering Landmark has been the vacation highlight of visitors from around the world.

  • A spectacular climb up the highest mountain in the Northeast.
  • Rides take approximately three hours, generally including one hour stop at the summit
  • Trains run April 30- December 4th with select daily and weekend routes (schedule subject to change)
  • Special tours such as Ride with Santa and Ride and Observatory Tour are available on specific dates
  • Large groups welcome

Winnipesaukee Scenic RR
154 Main St, Meredith NH  03254 
(603)279-5253
211 Lakeside Avenue, Weirs Beach, NH  03247
(603)279-5253
http://www.hoborr.com/winni.html
Enjoy a nostalgic scenic excursion along the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee, traveling between Meredith and Lakeport.

  • A 2 hour expedition along the shores of the lake
  • Fall Foliage Excursions and Santa Train rides available depending on the season (different pricing may apply)
  • Special Caboose rides and service during Laconia’s Bike Week also available (different pricing may apply)
  • Snacks and lunch available onboard, including the Hobo Picnic Lunch
  • Trains run May 29th-October 24th with select daily routes and weekend/ holiday routes (schedule subject to change)
  • Large groups welcome


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