“ Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. ” – Franklin P. Jones

Special Celebrations, Events and Group Travel Require Special Venues

The Sedona Area’s Most Unique Venue For Personal, Private Parties

On special days, you want to slow down so you can savor every delicious moment. Verde Canyon Railroad—a vintage train traveling on tracks laid over a century ago through an ancient canyon—is in the business of timelessness. We whisk you into an extraordinary place in pampered comfort as the four-hour trip offers you an exclusive environment for celebrating.

Whether it’s exchanging or renewing vows, a pre- or post- wedding group adventure, an anniversary, birthday party or reunion of dear friends, the venue is unrivaled.  The combination of festive food and beverage, train comfort and camaraderie while encompassed in the wilderness of the Canyon, makes for a truly memorable experience.

Verde Canyon Railroad offers a rare combination of romance, elegance and fun. The soothing rhythm of the rails coupled with the sophistication and comfort of our classic train and the matchless beauty of the river-carved canyon combine for an ambiance that can’t be duplicated in any hotel or meeting facility.

Escape The Ordinary For Business Gathering

When it comes to incentive travel, management retreats or business rewards, keep your group on the right track aboard the Verde Canyon Railroad. No other place offers the relaxing combination of Mother Nature’s bounty accentuated by the soothing rhythm of the rails. Verde Canyon Railroad is a meditation in motion, a place to enjoy comfort and camaraderie surrounded by a rare riparian Arizona seldom seen

This four-hour trip, which takes passengers through the protected, private red-rock canyon backcountry accessible only via this historic rail line, offers you an exclusive environment for your special group.

Your group may host an open bar, with a tab to be finalized at the end of the ride, or you may limit your guests to specific selections (i.e., beer and wine, or soft drinks only). If you have special requests for specific beverages or brands, please let us know and we will do our best to stock them for your group.        

Every tour bus is Greeted upon arrival at the depot, by our group coordinator, with tickets in hand, eliminating the need to wait in lines and groups will be Pre-boarded in advance of other train passengers.

Let the Verde Canyon Railroad staff show your group Rail Hospitality with attention to every detail. At Verde Canyon Railroad our staff, from your very first call to disembarking at the end of the journey, is skilled at creating the perfect atmosphere for everyone. No telephones, no internet,  no cleanup after the party. Instead, we indulge your senses with crisp canyon air, the clickety-clack of wheels on the tracks and the glorious red rock formations along this historic wilderness route.

Groups with exclusive use of at least one train car are welcome to prearrange catering from a Special Menu that can be served onboard the train. At the Copper Spike Café, our on-property café makes all the food served onboard the train. The combination of festive food and beverage, incredible Arizona scenery and history, and luxuriously appointed vintage rail cars rolling through Mother Nature’s majesty creates a memorable event. We guarantee good service and a good time, every time.

There are discount rates available for parties of 20 or more. For any group size of 20 passengers or more, there will be an automatic $2.00 gratuity, per passenger, added to the final reservation total.Single cars or the entire train may be Chartered. When the entire train is chartered, departure date and time may be altered from our regularly scheduled service to fit your needs.

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