One of the best ways to see the colourful fall leaves is to take the train! From late September to October, various railway companies offer jaw-dropping scenic fall foliage train tours in Canada. Aboard the train, you can enjoy a leisurely afternoon with friends as you watch the countryside roll by from your window.
Across Canada, we have all sorts of fall train rides, from steam engines to retro 1950s trains! Here are some of the most dazzling autumn train journeys in Canada that you won't want to miss:
South Simcoe Railway
Price: Regular scenic fare is $15 per person (price for fall rides not listed yet)
Address: Mill St W, Tottenham, Ontario
When: Fall colour excursion trains on Oct. 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 (departing at 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m., and 3 p.m.)
Why you need to go: Enjoy picture-perfect views of the leaves on this scenic train ride in the Beeton Creek Valley.
York-Durham Heritage Railway
Price: $20.99 per adult
Address: 19 Railway Street, Uxbridge, Ontario
When: Fall celebration train ride on Oct. 5, 6, 12, 13
Why you need to go: Board a 1950's heritage train with your friends for a fun fall activity.
Price: $140 per person
Address: 50 Rue de la Ferme, Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec
When: Oct. 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14
Why you need to go: Enjoy stunning views of the Quebec countryside as you travel from Montmorency Falls to Petite-Rivière-St-François.
Waterloo Central Railway
Price: $42.99 per person
Address: 50 Isabella St, St. Jacobs, Ontario
When: Oct. 5 and 12
Why you need to go: Ride a historic steam engine to tour the Waterloo countryside and photograph the vibrant fall leaves. This trip also includes a free lunch!
Price: Starts at $56 per person
Address: McPherson Quay, Magog, Quebec
When: Various dates throughout the fall
Why you need to go: Ride the Orford Express with your friends to experience fall in the Eastern Townships.
Agawa Canyon Tour Train
Price: $121.24 per person
Address: 129 Bay St, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
When: Various dates this fall
Why you need to go: This train tour will take you past colourful leaves and will take a break at a stop. You can then exit the train and take pictures from a breathtaking lookout point.
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