All Aboard the Polar Express on Long Island for Christmas 2022

The Long Island Airstream Experience is hard at work prepping a new Airstream trailer to transform it into a Polar Express train on Long Island
The Long Island Airstream Experience is hard at work prepping a new Airstream trailer to transform it into a Polar Express train on Long Island

Climbing aboard an enchanting Polar Express on Long Island used to be but a dream. Instead, it meant a long road trip to one of these Polar Express and Christmas trains near NYC or setting a calendar alert to grab the tickets to the uber-popular Essex North Pole Express train in Connecticut as soon as they went on sale, but there's a new Polar Express on Long Island that's very close to home, thanks to the newly launched Long Island Polar Express Experience courtesy of the Long Island Airstream Experience.

So, start dreaming of Christmas magic as you read on for details on this Polar Express train on Long Island, which comes straight to you, and say so long gas and tolls—it's a veritable Christmas miracle.

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The Long Island Airstream Experience promises a classic coach car look in its renovated Polar Express Airstream come Christmas. 

The new Polar Express Airstream from The Long Island Airstream Experience is currently being designed and modified to replicate the interior of a classic Polar Express train car. Once completed, it brings the magic of the Polar Express straight to your doorstep. The Long Island Airstream Experience Polar Express on Long Island travels to Nassau and Suffolk Counties, where it can park on the street, in driveways, on lawns or even backyards if there is an access point.

To bring the magic of the famed Polar Express story to life, Broadway actors, including a conductor, a hobo, and two hot chocolate dancers lead guests through a re-creation of the timeless Polar Express story. Hot chocolate and cookies are included as a sweet bonus before jolly old St. Nick arrives with two special gifts for each child: a Christmas bell and a Polar Express mini book.

During this classic experience aboard the Polar Express train on Long Island, all parents have to do is sit back and soak it all in because a professional photographer is on board to capture all of these special moments.

Throughout its five-week season, which begins on Black Friday and runs through New Year's, the Polar Express on Long Island can be booked for 1 1/2 hours for up to 30 guests. Want to host more visitors on this private Polar Express train on Long Island? You can include up to 200 guests for an additional per person fee.

Of course, this private Polar Express on Long Island doesn't come cheap. It's now booking 2022 holiday sessions for $2799 for the 1 1/2 hour visit. Setup, travel, and breakdown are all included in that price tag.

Only one private party is booked per night during the weekdays after 6pm during the holiday season. On Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, the Long Island Polar Express Experience can be booked at 2pm or 6pm. Ready to get in on this fun Polar Express train on Long Island? Email tliaeinfo@gmail.com or call 844-542-4427 now to reserve a date.

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The Long Island Airstream Experience promises a classic locomotive look to its renovated Polar Express trailer. 

If you can't wait for Christmas for to enjoy themed Airstream fun, the Long Island Airstream Experience offers a variety of other Airstreams catering to the entire tri-state area, though some locations incur a travel charge. Options range from a brand new video game trailer with multi-player gaming stations featuring more than 10,000 arcade games to a mobile escape room experience with a vampire theme. Interested in a parents night in? Consider booking its casino night, burgers and brews, tacos and tequilas, wine and cheese trailers, and more. Each are uniquely appointed with decor according to their theme. And, if you're into glamping, The Long Island Airstream Experience can set up one of its three campers at the location of your choice.

Photos courtesy of the Long Island Airstream Experience

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