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From Sedona: Vintage Railroad Car Tour of Verde Canyon

4.9 / 5

14 reviews

Activity provider: Verde Canyon Railroad

From Sedona: Vintage Railroad Car Tour of Verde Canyon

Activity provider: Verde Canyon Railroad

From US$ 119.74 per person

Discover the remote Verde Valley from the idyllic vantage point of an old-fashioned train on a ride along the Verde Canyon Railroad.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Enjoy a luxurious train ride through a 20-mile wilderness area
  • Travel by rail in vintage, spacious rail cars along a century-old route
  • Enjoy meats, cheeses, fruits, brownies, and a champagne toast
  • Get to know Verde Valley's flora and fauna, and its astonishing views
  • Discover the spooky history of Perkinsville Ghost Town
Full description

Travel along a wild and scenic river, only accessible by rail that was first built in 1912. Enjoy comfort and style, exceptional amenities and outstanding service. Wind your way through a red rock paradise, with tracks that hug the curves of the Verde River.

Relax in spacious living room-style seating near panoramic windows. Individually packaged, freshly made snacks of meats, cheeses, fruits and brownie bites are served at your seats. Full bar service is available in every car. Stroll around the train to open-air viewing platforms. Take in astonishing views of a wild and vibrant frontier, historic trestles, bridges, and a 7,000-foot tunnel. See nature tucked into unusual rock formations, red rock pinnacles, and towering crimson cliffs. Look up to see bald eagles and hawks float effortlessly on the breeze above Javelina. Keep an eye open for wild burros, jackrabbits and many other canyon creatures who have been peacefully coexisting with this heritage railroad for more than 100 years.

  • Ticket for Verde Canyon Railroad
  • Champagne toast
  • Appetizers
  • Restroom on board
  • Bottled water
  • 3.5 hour train ride
  • Additional alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Driver's license

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Baby strollers
  • Food and drinks
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Cooler

Know before you go

  • Children under 1 year must sit on a guardian's lap
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 14 reviews

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November 23, 2022

Thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon. The train is amazing. The seating was comfortable and the snack trays were delicious. The outside observation car gets you right in the middle of this beautiful scenery. The narration was interesting and fun!

November 20, 2022

The train ride itself was great but too long. Got a little boring towards the end. Ride would be much better if you come with a group of friends.

November 19, 2022

Product ID: 425905