Nevada is home to many famous attractions. Las Vegas features a plethora of shows, restaurants, and themed activities that are known throughout the world. Reno is nationally known as the “Biggest Little City in the World,” is home to a bowling icon, and has a downtown area perfect for having fun. But every winter Carson City becomes home to Nevada’s best attraction – The Polar Express™ Train Ride.

Brought to you by V&T Railway, this amazing and enchanting event captures the spirit of Christmas and replicates the magic of the award-winning story and movie. Santa Claus himself would applaud at the magical moments of this train ride over a bridge, through a wintery canyon and to the North Pole. Here are a few reasons why you should make this experience your next experience this holiday season.

Live performances are aplenty during this one-hour ride, with multiple characters from the book bringing their stories to life right in the train cars. Guests are encouraged to interact and engage with the characters as they tell tales of the north pole and Christmas cheer. If you look closely enough, you may even find some reindeer among the North Pole landscape.

Ever been dashing through the snow? Well, this ride may not be a one-horse open sleigh, but it is just as magical. And because this excursion runs from mid-November to late December, the tracks are could be lined with fresh snow and cold breezes that create a perfect feeling of Christmas.

You and your family will be smiling ear to ear when you receive your souvenir silver sleigh bell to remember your trip through tradition. Along with the complimentary hot chocolate, cookies vibrant characters, and picturesque views there are so many reasons why this V&T Railway’s once-in-a-lifetime Christmas journey is ideal for the holidays.