The Stourbridge Line in Honesdale offers scenic tours on an old-fashioned 25-mile train ride through beautiful landscapes and small towns along the scenic Lackawaxen River. Highly recommended during the gorgeous Pocono leaf-peeping season.
Spacious resorted vintage cars hail from as early as 1920. Some are air-conditioned, and the staff and conductors are friendly and knowledgeable. Check the website for their seasonal schedule with weekend service. Themed rides include the Ice Cream Express train ride and the Wine Tasting Express and rides for the kids with the Easter Bunny and with Santa Claus. In 2019, tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for kids 12 and under.
The Stourbridge Line is located in Honesdale. On August 8th, 1829 the Stourbridge Lion became the first commercial steam locomotive to turn wheels on rails in the Western Hemisphere, making Honesdale the birthplace of the American Railroad.