The casual grace of train travel never goes out of style.
From the moment you step aboard the fully-restored vintage train, you are whisked back to a time of luxurious and leisurely train travel. This four-hour excursion takes you on a 20-mile journey through 100 years of history.
FP7 locomotives, two of only 10 remaining in North America, are the muscle that pulls the renovated consist of cars. Indoor cars are climate-controlled and have restrooms which may be utilized throughout the trip. The train meets ADA requirements.
Comfortable seating, thoughtful décor and friendly, informative attendants add to the beauty of this remote wilderness without sacrificing the luxury of comfort.
Original music is an integral part of the trip as you make your way through Arizona’s longest-running nature show … railroad style.
All cars access open-air viewing cars equipped with shaded canopies. Outdoor attendants well-versed in the canyon’s history, geology and wildlife share highlights and answer your questions.
Being outdoors brings you face to face with the sounds and sights of the high desert that characterizes the Canyon. Access to open-air viewing cars and narration are elite amenities which make the experience of our train unlike any other.
Three types of accommodations make up the Verde Canyon Railroad – caboose, first-class and coach-class.
First-class passage, accommodating fewer passengers than coach, includes spacious living room-style seating near panoramic windows. Other amenities include a Champagne toast upon boarding, full-service cash-bars presenting premium liquors, service at your seat and a variety of complimentary appetizers.
The exclusive caboose is designed for one private party of six or fewer adults. Its luxurious appointments include oversized chairs, large picture windows cupola seating for a birds-eye view and private outdoor viewing platforms. A personal valet pours your complimentary Champagne upon boarding and serves sumptuous freshly-prepared appetizers. Your choice of premium alcoholic beverages is available for purchase.
Coach features traditional Pullman-style seats, the historic seating arrangement that has characterized train travel from its inception. Convenient snack bars offer an assortment of refreshments.
The train meets ADA requirements.