The Red Caboose Motel & Casey Jones' Restaurant

The Red Caboose Motel & Casey Jones' Restaurant are Lancaster County's most unique and iconic motel, restaurant and gift shop! Sleep in a restored 25-ton caboose and wake up in the heart of Amish farmland. Listen to and watch the Strasburg Rail Road's steam engines go right by our front porch. Buggy rides on premise along with a full-service 175 seat restaurant and expansive gift shop. Children of all ages will love our petting zoo, playground areas and viewing tower. Picnic areas also available.

Amenities include cable TV, microfridge, air conditioning/heat, and private baths. Our cabooses sleep anywhere from 1 to 6 people. Handicap accessible options are available. Don't miss the Shady Rest Hotel in our historic farmhouse on property, featuring 4 efficiency units.

Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in one of two genuine dining cars (yes, it still shakes!) at Casey Jones' Restaurant. Featuring made to order family fresh fare, our 175-seat restaurant is open seven days a week year round. Outdoor seating, take out and even caboose room service are available.


MC, V, AMEX, Discover, and personal and travelers checks accepted.

The Red Caboose Motel & Casey Jones' Restaurant

312 Paradise Lane, Ronks, PA 17572

  • PHONE: (717) 687-5000
  • FAX: (717) 687-5003