Is there a Polar Express in Connecticut?

Is there a Polar Express in Connecticut?

Enjoy A Magical Polar Express Train Ride Aboard The Northern Lights Limited In Connecticut.

How long is Polar Express train ride Essex CT?

about 90 minutes
This famed Christmas train runs about 90 minutes, departing from the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat station in Essex, Connecticut, not far from New London and Old Saybrook. Expect a live musical performance of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas to dance down the aisle of every car.

How long is the North Pole Express ride?

one hour
The train ride itself is one hour in length. The boarding platform closes 10 minutes prior to departure. No passengers will be allowed to board after the platform has been closed.

Where is THE POLAR EXPRESS train ride?

Every winter the Grand Canyon Railway’s Polar Express comes to life on a journey from the nighttime wilderness of Williams, Arizona, to the enchanted beauty of “the North Pole”—where Santa Claus and his reindeer are waiting with a keepsake present for every good boy and girl.

Where does the Essex Steam Train go?

Connecticut River Valley
Captivating. This year, step back in time to historic 1892 Essex Station and embark on an unforgettable 2.5-hour journey into the heart of the unspoiled Connecticut River Valley. A steam locomotive pulls vintage coaches on a narrated round-trip through the quintessential New England towns of Deep River and Chester.

How long is THE POLAR EXPRESS train ride Williams?

The 90-minute train ride to the “North Pole” is based on the classic children’s book “The Polar Express” by Chris Van Allsburg. For the past 18 holiday seasons, the train transports kids and adults from the Williams Depot to the classic holiday setting. About 95,000 people take the journey each year.

Which is better Polar Express or North Pole experience?

The North Pole Experience has more time options than The Polar Express, offering tours from 8 am to 8 pm on weekends and later in the day on weekdays. More options means that you’re more likely to be able to go to The North Pole Experience than The Polar Express, but popular time slots do fill up quickly.

Who owns the Essex Steam Train?

The Valley Railroad Company
The Valley Railroad Company – operating the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat – has been serving the lower Connecticut River Valley since 1971.