Santa Express Train Rides in Lincoln, NH

Get into the holiday spirit with the whole gang on a getaway at The Mountain Club on Loon. Alongside pitch-perfect accommodations on the scenic flanks of Loon Mountain, we give you the pleasure of easy access to one of the White Mountain region’s premier yuletide attractions: the much-loved Santa Express Train out of Lincoln, New Hampshire.

Roll Along Through the White Mountains With Santa & Mrs. Claus

The Santa Express Train is a seasonal offering of the Hobo Railroad, and makes roughly 80-minute rides out of Hobo Junction Station (64 Railroad St., Lincoln, NH), which happens to be only a few minutes away from The Mountain Club on Loon.

While relishing the splendid scenery of the White Mountains—the greatest range in all of New England, and one of America’s prized sightseeing and outdoor-recreation getaways—you’ll soak up loads of Christmas vibes, not least thanks to cameos by none other than Santa Claus himself, plus his main squeeze Mrs. Claus.

Every passenger gets to meet that celebrity couple from the North Pole, and young children will also receive both a special gift and a letter to Santa that they can complete with whatever they happen to be hankering for this holiday season.

Accommodations aboard the Santa Express Train takes the form of table seating for First Class passengers and bench-style seating for those riding Coach Class, but aside from that the experience is one and the same for everybody.

Schedule for the 2023 Santa Express Train on Lincoln, New Hampshire’s Hobo Railroad

The Santa Express Train gets rolling on the Friday after Thanksgiving—at 1 PM to be exact—and keeps rolling into late December on weekends. The specific dates for this year are:

  • Friday, November 24
  • Saturday, November 25
  • Sunday, November 26
  • Saturday, December 2
  • Sunday, December 3
  • Saturday, December 9
  • Sunday, December 10
  • Saturday, December 16
  • Sunday, December 17
  • Saturday, December 23

Needless to say, these hour-and-20-minute holiday train rides are pretty delightful, and that very much includes for the grownup crowd.

Choose The Mountain Club on Loon for Your Santa Express Train Accommodations

Only a few miles from Hobo Junction Station, The Mountain Club on Loon provides the perfect home base for enjoying this year’s running of the Santa Express Train on the Hobo Railroad. We’ve got accommodations for family groups large and small, and we offer a slew of on-site amenities, including a lap pool and some great dining at Seasons and the Black Diamond Pub.

Book your room or suite at our slopeside resort today, and get ready to chug along with Santa Claus…