New River Train

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Enjoy one of the most breathtaking autumn color rail journeys in the world. The New River Train is an annual autumn excursion aboard passenger railroad cars.

Date and Pricing:

Highlights:

• 4 Meals
• New River Train through the New River Gorge
• Sternwheeler to Blennerhassett Island
• Blennerhassett Hotel Lunch
• Hinton Fall Festival
• Low Physical Activity

Itinerary

Days 1 and 2
We travel east today through Illinois and Indiana into Ohio. We are getting closer to the beautiful fall foliage of West Virginia. Day 2: Sit back and take in the spectacular fall foliage of the Ohio River Valley as we travel to Parkersburg, WV to enjoy a sumptuous lunch in the historic Blennerhassett Hotel. We depart Parkersburg aboard an authentic sternwheeler, plying the waters of the Ohio to enjoy a guided tour of Blennerhassett Island. Our destination tonight will be Huntington, West Virginia.
Included Meals: Day 2 – Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3
Today we enjoy one of the most breathtaking autumn color rail journeys in the world. The New River Train is an annual autumn excursion aboard a rolling museum of classic restored passenger railroad cars. Our train will travel through the famous Grand Canyon of the East, the 65-mile long New River Gorge in all its fall splendor. At Hinton, we’ll enjoy the annual fall festival in this scenic mountain town. We’ll have lunch on our own and browse the arts and crafts street fair. From here, we’ll board our motorcoach and continue back to Huntington. Included Meal: Breakfast

Day 4
We travel through the green rolling hills and blazing hardwood forests of Kentucky’s Bluegrass Region on our way home today.
Included Meal: Breakfast

Departing From: Decatur, Springfield, Litchfield, Pontoon Beach, Hazelwood, South County, Fairview Heights, Nashville, Mt. Vernon, Cape Girardeau, Evansville