Guide To Ghost Trains and Haunted Trains In October
Find a Ghost Train near you this fall for some Halloween fun in October. Haunted trains include ghosts, murder mystery, costume, zombie, and trick or treat variations. If you haven’t been on a dinner murder mystery train it is a real treat and something different.
Alyeska Mystery Train – Anchorage, Alaska
Travel between Anchorage and Girdwood aboard the Alyeska Railroad Halloween Train. Trains depart from 411 West 1st Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501.
Search for the Headless Horseman – Fillmore, California – October 4-26, 2014
The Headless Horseman Family Dinner Train runs 5 dates either Saturday or Sunday in October. The Fillmore & Western Railway operates from downtown Fillmore, California.
Rails to the Darkside Train – East Windsor, Connecticut – October 3-25, 2014
Ride electric railroading at the Connecticut Trolley Museum located at 58 N Rd., East Windsor, CT 06088. Rails to the Darkside operates on October 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 2014. Adult tickets are $16.
Trolley to Haunted Isle – East Haven, Connecticut – September 26 – October 25, 2014.
Take the short 5 minute Trolley Ride each way to the Haunted Isle attraction. Adult tickets are $12 on Friday and Saturday nights. This is a scary attraction so be careful about bringing young children. The trolleys depart at 7 pm and 10 pm from 17 River Street, East Haven, CT 06512.
Trick or Treat Train – Golden, Colorado – October 25-26, 2014
Lots activities from the Colorado Railroad Museum located at 17155 W. 44th Avenue, Golden, CO 80403. The train departs every 30 minutes between 10 am and 4 pm. Adult tickets are priced at $15.
Halloween Express Train – Wilmington, Delaware – October 26, 2014
Adult tickets are $14 for the Halloween Express operated by the Wilmington & Western Railroad. Experience the 1 hour round trip to Mt. Cuba. The train departs from Greenbank Station, 2201 Newport Gap Pike, Wilmington, DE 19808.
Haunted Dinner Express Train – Horseshoe Bend, Idaho – October 3-31, 2014
Ride about the Thunder Mountain Line railroad from Horseshoe Bend to Banks on Friday’s in October. The address is 120 Mill Rd., Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629.
Ghost of No Return and Ghostly Trolley – Mount Pleasant, Iowa – October 10-25, 2014
The Midwest Central Railroad operates 5 nights in October beginning at 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Adult ticket prices are $10. Games and food can be purchased. Train is located at 405 E. Threshers Road, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641.
Haunted Hollow Express – Stearns, Kentucky – October 17-18, 2014 and 24-25, 2014.
Adult tickets are $18 for the ride aboard the Big South Fork Scenic Railway. Train leave from 100 Henderson Street, Stearns, Kentucky at 7:30 pm on 4 nights in October.
Haunted Halloween Train Ride – Versailles, Kentucky – October 17-18, 2014 and October 24-25, 2014
Ride aboard the Bluegrass Scenic Railroad for a wonderful Haunted Halloween Train ride this October. Adult tickets are $13.50 for the train excursion. Train is located at 175 Beasley Rd., Versailles, Kentucky 40383.
Ghost Train – Boothbay, Maine – October 24-25, 2014
Ride the hayride and get aboard the Ghost Train. Trains leave the station at 5:30 pm and 8:00 pm. Ride the Boothbay Railway, a coal-fired narrow gauge steam train. Boothway Railway Village is located at 586 Wiscasset Road, Route 27, Boothbay, ME 04537.
Toddler Time Halloween Costume Parade & Train Ride – Baltimore, Maryland
Ghost Train – Walkersville, Maryland – October 25, 2014
Ride the Walkersville Southern Railroad for some spooky adventures. Adult tickets are $12. The Ghost Train takes about a 70 minute round trip. It leaves from 34 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville, MD 21793.
Ghost Train – Flint, Michigan – October 4-31, 2014
Enjoy the famous Crossroads Village and ride aboard the 40 minute Huckleberry Railroad Ghost Train located at 6140 Bray Road, Flint, MI 48505. There are 15 days of adventure during October. The train runs through the days.
Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner Train – Blissfield, Michigan – October 4-25, 2014
The murder mystery dinner train operates every Saturday in October starting at 7:00 PM. It is a 3 hour train excursion. The Old Road operates the Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road at 301 E. Adrian Street, Blissfield, MI 49221.
Halloween Express Train – Jackson, Missouri – October 25, 2014
Enjoy this 2 hour kids Halloween party aboard the St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway.
Haunted Ghost Train – Ely, Nevada – October 4-31, 2014
The 90 minute train runs Saturdays in October plus Halloween. The adult ticket price is $32. The Nevada Northern Railway operates from the Ely Depot at 1100 Avenue A, Ely, Nevada.
Witches Delight Train – Virginia City, Nevada – October 31, 2014
Ride the Virginia & Truckee R.R. this October. The railroad operates from the V & T Depot at 166 F Street, Virginia City, Nevada 89440.
Murder Mystery Dinner Train – North Conway, New Hampshire – October 17-19, 2014
Adult tickets for the dinner train are $66.95 for the Murder Mystery. Ride the Conway Scenic Railroad based at 38 Norcross Circle, North Conway, NH 03860.
Haunted Express Night Time Rides – Farmingdale, New Jersey – October 10-25, 2014
Adult tickets are $7.50 aboard the Haunted Express operated by the Pine Creek Railroad and the New Jersey Museum Transportation. Trains depart every 30 minutes from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm. The dates are October 10, 11, 17, 18. 24, and 25.
Family Halloween Train – Holland Patent, New York
Train is hosted by the Adirondack Scenic Railroad.
Halloween Haunted Express Train – Arcade, New York – October 25-26, 2014
Enjoy wearing your costume at the 12:00 pm and 3 pm running of the Halloween Haunted train. Have some cider, hot dogs, and donuts. Adult tickets are $16.00. The Arcade & Attica Railroad leaves from 278 Main Street Arcade, NY 14009.
Haunted Halloween Train – Milford, New York – October 25, 2014
Board at the Milford Depot for this 2 1/2 hour train ride. Adult tickets are $19 and yes please wear your Halloween costume. The Charlotte Valley Railroad is located at 136 East Main Street, Milford, NY 13807.
Phantom Express Halloween Train Rides – Medina, New York
Dates for 2014 have not been announced. The ride begins at the Medina Railroad Museum located at 530 West Avenue, Medina, NY 14103.
Halloween Fright Train – Kingston, New York – October 25-26, 2014
Ride aboard the trolley located at 89 East Strand, Kingston, New York 12401.
Halloween Express Train – New Hill, North Carolina – October 18, 2014 and October 25, 2014.
Adult tickets are $13 for the Halloween Train. The New Hope Valley Railway is located at 3900 Bonsal Rd., New Hill, NC 27562.
Ghost Train and Halloween Festival – Blowing Rock, North Carolina – September 26 – November 1, 2014
The Tweetsie Railroad and Wild West Theme Park is located at 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane, Blowing Rock, NC 28605. The train and park operates from 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm. Adult tickets are priced at $31..
Halloween Train – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – October 25, 2014
The Oklahoma Railway Museum operates train rides from the Oakwood Depot at 3400 NE Grand Blvd., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73111. Come in costume for this 35 minute ride and festive party. Adult tickets are $15.
Halloween Train – Schenley, Pennsylvania
Trick or Treat Train – New Hope, Pennsylvania
Halloween Spooktacular – Kempton, Pennsylvania – October 17-18, 2014
Hop aboard Professor Whizzbang’s Imagination Express for a great train ride and show. Adult tickets are $7.00 and children tickets are $15. Trains depart approximately every 40 minutes. The Wanamaker, Kempton & Southern Railroad is located at 42 Community Center Drive, Kempton, PA.
Halloween Spooktacular Train – Oak Ridge, Tennessee – October 25-26, 2014
The Southern Appalachia Railway operates the Halloween Spooktacular Train in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Adult tickets are $19.
Ghost Train Halloween Adventure Murder Mystery – Austin, Texas – October 25, 2014
This 3 hour train ride and murder mystery show is operated by the Austin Steam Train Association, 401 E. Whitestone Blvd, Ste C-100, Cedar Park, TX 78613.
Halloween Treat Train – Grapevine, Texas – October 26, 2014
Train is operated by the Grapevine Vintage Railroad located at 705 S. Main St., Grapevine, Texas 76051.
Runaway Fright Train – Jefferson, Texas – October 4-31, 2014 and November 1, 2014
The Historic Jefferson Railway operates the Runaway Fright Train out of 400 East Austin, Jefferson. Texas 75657. It runs a theater production on board by the East Texas Performing Arts. The train ride is 45 minutes through the dark woods of Texas. Adult tickets start at $14 for Friday and $16 for Saturday tickets.
Headless Horseman Halloween Special Train – Yacolt, Washington – October 25-26, 2014
The http://www.bycx.com/schedule is an all volunteer rail operating at the Yacolt Station on NE Railroad Avenue, Yacolt, Washington 98604.
Halloween Train – Snoqualmie, Washington – October 25-26, 2014
The Northwest Railroad Museum operates this train between Snoqualmie and North Bend. The address is 38625 SE King Street, Snoqualmie, WA 98065.
Halloween Trolley – Yakima, Washington – October 25th, 2014
Yakima Valley Trolleys is a 20th Century interurban electric railroad. Visit them at South Third Avenue at West Pine Street, Yakima, Washington 98902.
Halloween Train – Cass, West Virginia – October 25, 2014
Take the train to Whittaker Station. Adult tickets are $37. The Halloween Train is operated by the Cass Scenic Railroad State Park at 242 Main Street, Cass, WV 24927.