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The Delaware River Railroad Excursions Rochelle Park, NJ 1-877-train-ride or 908-454-4433 Take a trip along the Delaware River in New Jersey's only operating steam locomotive! Children of all ages will love the beautiful scenery and the uniqueness of every train the Delaware River Railroad Excursion features. Choose from 7 different train trips, each great for kids of all ages! Choose either the Easter Bunny Train Ride, the Corn Maze Train, the Mine Train, The Great Pumpkin Train, The Warren County Winery Train, A Day Out With Thomas or The Polar Express. Each ride is not only fun and interactive but a great learning experience for children and adults.
New Jersey's only operating steam locomotive!
Whippany Railroad Museum 1 Railroad plaza, Whippany, NJ 973-887-8177 The Whippany Railroad Museum's goal is to preserve New Jersey's railroad history. Throughout the grounds of the museum they feature various different pieces of railroad equipment, restore them and put them on display for visitors young and old to see and appreciate. Inside the museum they feature an interactive model train for children to play with. They feature hundreds of antique train memorabilia such as models, paperwork, photographs and more!
Every weekend during the summer season families can take part in the Excursion Train Ride! Children can choose whichever vintage caboose catches their eye and spend the day exploring the train and viewing the beautiful New Jersey scenery. Children will not only learn about the rich history of New Jersey's railway system, they will be fascinated by the pieces of history and fully restored trains!
Antique railroad museum and train rides in NJ!
The New Jersey Museum of Transportation Farmingdale, NJ 732-938-5524 Founded in 1952 the NJ Museum of Transportation serves to protect and maintain the rich history of NJ's railway system. Ride some of New Jersey's oldest and most beautifully restored trains! Children of all ages will love their old-fashioned trains and the beautiful views of central New Jersey. Come out and explore some of the oldest running trains in the country.
If your children love trains as much as the New Jersey Museum of Transportation than have their next birthday party here! Your child will have one of the most unique parties in their own private 100-year-old fully restored train station! The party guests will get to tour the grounds of the museum, their own conductors hat, and a private train ride!
Train Rides in NJ for children of all ages!
Black River & Western Railroad Ringoes, NJ 908-782-6622 The Black River and Western Railroad company have revamped their entire company to focus on a more family-oriented train ride. They feature several new attractions including Readin' Railroad Story time where the conductor narrates the children's book "Little Red Caboose," Caboose Hops where you will ride a train made up entirely of cabooses, and 3 Bridges Excursion where you will ride the entire railroad track and view beautiful and unique scenery between Flemington and Three Bridges.
They also now feature the Erie #436 a new locomotive and a museum car where passengers can take a train ride while viewing train artefacts collected by The Black River and Western Railroad company. Don't miss these unique new attractions for the summer 2012 season!