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Arkansas & Missouri Fall Foliage Train to Van Buren from Springdale

Arkansas & Missouri Fall Foliage Train to Van Buren from Springdale

Arkansas & Missouri Fall Foliage Train to Van Buren from Springdale

3.5 / 5 Read 4 reviews

Take an excursion on Arkansas & Missouri Railroad and enjoy a journey that you will remember for a lifetime. This 134-mile round trip is an 8-hour scenic tour through the Boston Mountains that includes a two and a half hour stay in Historical Van Buren, where you can enjoy shopping at over 80 stores and dine at several fine restaurants. See Arkansas during the Fall.

For some, it's the memory of an era long gone... For others, it's the wish to let their grandchildren experience the Golden Age of Travel, just as they did as children. Whatever your reason, you are almost guaranteed to leave the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad with the feeling of a warm, baked apple pie in your

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TRIP DEPARTS FROM SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS - 93 MILES FROM BRANSON, MISSOURI.

Arkansas & Missouri Fall Foliage Train to Van Buren from Springdale
Length: 8 hours
Prices - including tax
All amounts in US Dollar $

Adult Rate
First Class:
$106.95
Child Rate
First Class
(ages 4-12):
$58.65
Adult Rate
Club Class:
$84.90
Child Rate
Club Class
(ages 4-12):
$51.72
Adult Rate
Coach Class:
$73.35
Child Rate
Coach Class
(ages 4-12):
$44.79
Child - Free
on adult lap
(under 4):
$0.00
Time:

8:00 am Wednesday, Friday & Saturday (October & November)

Boarding 15 minutes before departure. Check availability calendar for specifc dates.

 
Summary:

48 HOURS MINIMUM ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED. Children ages 4-12 qualify for the child rate. Children under 4 are free (when riding in an adult's lap). Hotel pickup is not available for this tour. Departure will be from the Springdale Depot. Details to be provided on your E-ticket. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order.
There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown includes any and all taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Cancellation Policy:

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Ride back to the Golden Age of Travel in beautifully restored turn-of-the-century passenger cars with elegant inlaid mahogany interior or a 1950s-era parlor car. Each excursion train is staffed with knowledgeable passenger conductors to provide a nostalgic touch and historical commentary -- a treat for the beginning and seasoned rail traveler alike. There is rich, relaxing history all along the way.

EXCURSION HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Rich history commentary as you ride.
  • Travel through the Boston Mountains.
  • Views from three high trestles over 100 feet from the ground.
  • Burrow through the 1,702-foot Winslow Tunnel.
  • Concessions available.
  • Hillybilly lunch available.

CLASSES OF SERVICE AVAILABLE:

This excursion is available in Coach Class, Club Class or First Class. The Coach Class has seating in 1917 - 1920's Vintage Pullman coach, which has a velvet bench style seating with mahogany inlay. It includes the train ride only, with snacks available for purchase. The Club Class also has seating in 1917 - 1920"s Vintage Pullman coach, which has velvet bench style seating with mahogany inlay. The Club Class includes snack and beverage service. First Class has seatng in a 1950's Vintage Palor Car, the "Explorer", which is the A & M's most exquisite car in the fleet. Seating includes table and chair or lounge seating. The First Class includes train ride, snack and beverage service, and a souvenir photo. Please choose the appropriate order for the class of service that appeals to you.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • Distance: 134 mile Round trip
  • Boards: 7:45 am in Springdale, Arkansas
  • Departs: 8:00 am
  • Destination: Van Buren, Arkansas
  • Includes: Scenic tour with history and 2 1/2 hour layover for lunch and shopping.
  • Estimated Return time: 4:30 pm

SEE HISTORIC VAN BUREN:

Often featured in movies and television filming, Van Buren, Arkansas offers shopping and dining adventures for the young, and young at heart. Our Springdale to Van Buren excursion includes about a 2 1/2 to 3 hour stay in this historic town for lunch and shopping. While guests from Springdale enjoy Van Buren the train reboards passengers from Van Buren for a three hour journey back over the Mountain.

48 HOURS MINIMUM ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED. Children ages 4-12 qualify for the child rate. Children under 4 are free (when riding in an adult's lap). Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

5.0 / 5
I would defiantly recommend the ride.
4.0 / 5
I really enjoyed our day and i have recommended it to loads of local people who have never tried it before.
4.0 / 5
nice trip
1.0 / 5
Save your money and take a car ride instead.

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