Why You Need to Check Out the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

All aboard a ride that’ll take you back to the early 20th century! The Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad is a volunteer-operated non-profit that offers excursions in its vintage steam locomotives. Since 2003, locals and visitors have been hopping on and joining this fantastic organization for a relaxing trip! Preview the available excursions below to get started and get your ticket today!

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The Best Trips on the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

The Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad’s weekend service runs from May 19th until the end of September, and their daily service runs from May 28th to September 14th. Tickets are just $22 for adults, $20 for seniors, and $14 for children aged 10 to 3.

Oregon Coastal Excursion

This 1.5-hour adventure is offered daily and travels along Tillamook Bay and the Oregon Coast, between Garibaldi and Rockaway Beach. It’s a relaxing ride that offers scenic views and a hint of what train travel was like many years ago. Guests can catch the train at both the Rockaway Beach Station and the Garibaldi Station.

Fall Splendor Excursion

Every weekend in October, visitors embark on a picturesque Fall Splendor Excursion along the Nehalem River. You’ll experience Oregon’s bright, warm colors of autumn and enjoy breathtaking views you’ll never forget. Be sure to bring your camera! This trip lasts two hours and offers both open and enclosed train cars, depending on the weather.

Sunset Dinner Train

On select Saturdays, the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad offers their Sunset Dinner Train package. It departs from Garibaldi and includes a delicious four-course meal that’s paired with spectacular scenery. With their two seating options, you even have the option to pick which views you want. On one side, passengers enjoy gazing upon Tillamook and Nehalem Bays, as well as the Pacific Ocean. On the other, guests enjoy mountainous views. There is also a Club Car option for those who choose to skip dinner but still want to experience the sunset trip.

Special Excursions

The railroad also offers a variety of special excursions throughout the year. Keep up-to-date with their Facebook page to get all the latest information on their schedule! If you’re visiting during the holiday season, you won’t want to miss their Candy Cane Express. This family-friendly ride includes a visit with Santa, cookies and hot cocoa, and plenty of good cheer! The excursion is available on select dates from November 25th until December 23rd.

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After you’ve enjoyed a scenic trip from the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad, head back to your stunning rental home from Starfish Vacation Rentals. We have the best selection of properties on the Oregon Coast, including pet-friendly and oceanfront homes. Guests who book direct with Starfish Vacation Rentals enjoy top-notch accommodations, plus the knowledge of regional experts who are happy to help you plan your trip. Add to that our many guest services and you’ve got the ingredients of the ultimate getaway!

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