It's that time of year again!

Tis the season to be jolly, and there's nothing jollier than taking a ride with the family on a magical Christmas Train!

Many of the amazing Christmas train rides in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania area have tickets available for the season.  And since they've become so popular in recent years, they sell out fast.

What is a Christmas train?

If you've never been on a Christmas train before, it's sort of like The Polar Express movie.  Here's what you can expect.

Most Christmas trains will take you on a ride that lasts a little longer than an hour.  There isn't a destination either, you get to enjoy the ride with entertainment and food on board.  The trains are decked out with gorgeous Christmas lights and decorations!

There's also an appearance from the big guy himself: Santa Claus!  I love the idea of getting family Christmas photos with Santa on a train, since it's a different experience from getting pictures taken at the mall.

You'll find a special element of magic aboard Christmas Trains.  They're more intimate than other Christmas events, and kids will remember the experience they have with Santa on the Christmas trains for years to come.

I love an excuse to get dressed up, and you're encouraged to dress in your holiday best, or even Christmas pajamas when taking a train ride.

New Jersey and Pennsylvania have some magical Christmas train experiences to offer, that all have unique options, so everyone can find one that works best for them!

Here are the magical Christmas trains near New Jersey and Pennsylvania you can hop aboard this winter.  Thanks to Mommy Poppins for the info!

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