Looking for holiday magic? Hop aboard a real Polar Express train that brings Chris Van Allsburg's story to life. Think hot chocolate, cookies and everything you love about Christmas. Here's where you can still buy tickets for a holiday train ride on the Polar Express.    

Adirondack Scenic Railroad Polar Express - Photo by Mark Simon Photography

Adirondack Scenic Railroad Polar Express
Arrive in your favorite pajamas as you indulge in a magical night of hot cocoa, cookies and storytelling aboard the Polar Express. Meet the cocoa chefs and listen to Liam Neeson's reading of Van Allsburg's classic. These tickets sell out fast so book your reservation here

Adirondack Scenic Railroad Polar Express - Photo by Mark Simon Photography

Catskill Mountain Railroad
Experience the magic this season with the Catskills Mountain Polar Express as the officially licensed Warner Bros. train departs from Kingston to the north. A perfect replication of the movie, conductors punch tickets just as Tom Hanks' character and passengers enjoy hot chocolate as they listen to a reading of Chris Van Allsburg's famous book. Find available December dates here.

Saratoga & North Creek Railway - Photo Courtesy of Saratoga & North Creek Railway

Saratoga & North Creek Railway
Indulge in holiday cheer on this 30-min train ride to the Christmas Village where Santa and his reindeer await. The story of the Polar Express comes alive on board the train as hot cocoa, cookies, dancing chefs and storytelling create an enchanting night for all ages.

North Fork Trolley Co.
Bring cozy pajamas and a camera when you board this polar express as it departs from Riverhead towards Santa's workshop. Hot cocoa, cookies and characters from the movie are a few of the magical things you'll find on board. When your train arrives at the North Pole, Santa Claus greets travelers and his elves will give kids their first present of the season!

Medina Railroad Museum's Polar Express  
Travel through time on an enchanted train where you'll visit with Saint Nick, enjoy hot cocoa and cookies. Plus, you'll gain special access to Medina Railroad Museum. When the Polar Express arrives at the North Pole, dancing elves, Christmas music and a knowledgeable museum staff will take you through history on this magical holiday journey.

Share New York State adventures with us on Instagram and Twitter with #ILoveNY and #iSpyNY, and tag us on Facebook!