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Hurry: Grand Canyon Railway’s Polar Express Train Ride Filling Up Fast

by Kimberly Krol Inlander

Sep 29, 2022

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It’s not too early to plan holiday family travel, and those bound for the Grand Canyon region might want to consider booking tickets now for Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel’s popular Polar Express. Tickets are going fast!

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Chris Van Allsburg’s classic children’s tale comes alive during the holiday experience, where chefs offer hot chocolate and chocolate chip cookies and Santa himself makes an appearance. Caroling fills the train with the holiday spirit.

 

The Polar Express runs Friday, Nov. 11–Dec. 30, departing Williams, Arizona, for the North Pole. The departures, at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., last 90 minutes. Tickets start at $57 for adults and $38 for children, Sunday–Thursday; $69 for adults and $52 for children, Friday and Saturday; and $95 and $64 respectively on The Christmas Eve Limited.

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Opt for The Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel’s Polar Express Package, including overnight accommodations and Polar Express Train Ride tickets. Breakfast and dinner at Fred Harvey Restaurant are also included.

 

Book online or call 888 848 3511, but don’t delay! Santa will be on his way before we know it.

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