As the leaves begin to burst into color each fall, families across the DC area pull on their hiking shoes or hop in their cars to view the spectacular fall foliage. But several fall train rides, all within a roughly four-hour drive of Washington, DC, offer a particularly fun way to see the fall colors. Some of these fall train rides also offer extra autumn or Halloween activities such as pumpkin picking and trick or treating. And, many of them have a great deal of history behind them!
Here are 10 fall train rides to add to your bucket list of fall activities. Before heading out on any of them, call or check the websites to find out their latest COVID policies. You'll also want to double check whether they have bathrooms or food available on the trains. All aboard!