Verde Canyon Raidroad
From the moment you step foot on one of our meticulously refurbished
train cars you and your family will feel like you’ve been transported to a
simpler, more leisurely time before all the distractions and annoyances of
our modern world. Breathe deep, order a drink and relax as you glide
along on a 4-hour, 20 mile journey through 100 years of history while
still enjoying modern creature comforts like climate control,
comfortable seating and thoughtful decor. Choose from a variety of
excursions. Sure to find one for the entire family to enjoy.
Easter Train Trip in Sedona
The hoppiest celebration at Verde Canyon Railroad is the Easter Bunny
Express on Sunday, April 1, 2018. This once-a-year opportunity to
hob-knob with the wascally wabbit begins with face painting on the
patio so everyone can star in a look-a-like photo. You can take home
proof that the Easter Bunny really does exist.
The honorable hare will dole out handfuls of treats and armloads of
hugs before bidding farewell to everyone on the train as it departs at 1
Sedona Area Eagle Sightseeing Tours
December through May, the annual Eagle Watch season is
on at Verde Canyon Railroad. Whether you choose coach
or first-class seating, adjacent open-air viewing cars offer the
best spotting opportunities.
Soaring over their winter habitat along Arizona’s perennial
streams and rivers, Bald Eagles inspire all with their majestic
appearance and graceful acrobatics. Nesting season along
the Verde Canyon Railroad begins in November with the
return of migratory raptors expanding the resident
population during the winter months. This prime-time eagle
season features an abundance of high-flying activity as the
birds jockey for position, mates and nesting locations. Most
of the access points to the Canyon are closed to the public
during the breeding season, the exception being Verde
Canyon Railroad. The train has rumbled through this ravine for over 100 years and poses no distraction to
these avian inhabitants, their many generations accustomed to the iron horse’s daily appearance along the
Catch a glimpse of our national symbol in its natural landscape, flying free in the big western sky along red
sandstone cliff faces and diving into the cool green river to snatch a fat fish to feed its eaglets. Eagle
watchers can snag some treats of their own during the rail trip, enjoying freshly-made hors d’oeuvres
washed down with local favorites like our classic prickly pear margarita. Reserve your spot here.
The Easter fun keeps going onboard with a winner-take-all jellybean counting contest.
Adults can enjoy a spring-fresh Bloody Mary bursting with so many vegetables a rabbit would love it.
Reserve your spot here.
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