Stay, Ride, Relax
a train going down the tracks
a train on the tracks

Adventure through the Shenandoah in style aboard the Virginia Scenic Railway. This unique experience includes overnight accommodations at The Blackburn Inn and Conference Center and round-trip tickets on Virginia’s only regularly-scheduled sightseeing train. Guests may choose between two routes: travel west through the rolling fields of the Shenandoah Valley, on a leisurely trip bound for the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests aboard the Alleghany Special or journey east on the Blue Ridge Flyer towards Shenandoah National Park, and pass through the Blue Ridge Tunnel before turning around in Albemarle County for the return trip to Staunton.

This package for two is available now through Saturday, August 31st.

The train excursions are available on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

*Please note if you do not see rates available please click on the edit or calendar button, on the reservation page, to see all available dates.*

Book Now: Alleghany Special 

Book Now: Blue Ridge Flyer

Your Itinerary for the Weekend:

Package Includes

  • Overnight accommodations at The Blackburn Inn and Conference Center
  • Champagne arrival with souvenir champagne flutes.
  • Waterproof picnic blanket—yours to keep and enjoy on the lawn of The Blackburn.
  • A private dining table for two to include lunch or dinner. Choose from the Alleghany Special or the Blue Ridge Flyer.  Guests will have several entrees to select from.