Winter Wonderland Train Excursion 2024 with Special Guests

Event Details

Dec 27 - Dec 28

More info to come in 2024

Treat yourself and your loved ones to a winter wonderland and narrated train excursion through the center of Stone Gables Estate on the fully decorated Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad. Featured is a replica of an 1868 steam locomotive, pulling replicas of an 1848 Pioneer Coach and a mid-1860s Combine & Day Coach.

While enjoying the views of a winter wonderland a surprise special appearance by The Snow Princess (December 29th) or The Snow Queen (December 30th) themselves! After your ride, visit the historic Millersburg Barn for a trip back in time as you view steamtrain replicas and everyone's favorite Snowman!


  • Friday, December 29, 2023 - The Snow Princess
  • Saturday, December 30, 2023 - The Snow Queen

Departure Times:

9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m.


  • Ages 3+ = $15
  • Ages 2 and under = Free but must sit on a parent's lap

Bus tours please call 717-902-9791

The Winter Wonderland Train Excursion is not wheelchair accessible.

* Please note, at this time, all tickets must be pre-purchased online prior to your departure

If you need assistance/accommodations to board and un-board please call or email

Your Ticket Includes:

  • - A narrated train ride through Stone Gables Estate
  • - A stop in our engine house, fully decorated as an animated Santa's workshop for the
  • Christmas season.
  • - A visit from either the Snow Queen or The Snow Princess
  • - A visit with everyone's favorite Snowman!
  • - Beautiful photo ops with the train

Address and Directions to the Train:

Enter at Brittany's Hope: 1160 North Market Street, Elizabethtown PA 17022. (Please type the physical address listed above into your GPS.)

Please arrive at least 15-20 minutes before your train departure time.

Once you arrive watch for signage to direct you to park. Walk to the Ironstone train platform. Please check in with the Guest Services Attendant giving the first and last name of the person who booked the tickets.


Allow 20-25 minutes for the train ride.

Allow about 30-45 minutes for your total experience to visit all of the barns.

Parking & Comfort Facilities:

Parking is available near the train site (see directions). Mobile restroom facilities are available near the train platform.


Dress comfortably and weather-appropriate as there can be some walking. Strollers are welcome to the estate but cannot board the train.

Weather Cancelations:
To find out if we have canceled any train rides due to inclement weather, keep a close eye on your email, check our social media, and/or please call 717.902.9791. Related refunds will be issued within 7-10 days.

The Winter Wonderland Train Excursion is NOT wheelchair accessible. All sales are final. Refunds will be issued by Stone Gables Estate if the event has been canceled. No food, drinks, animals, or smoking while onboard the train. By purchasing a ticket, you agree to allow Stone Gables Estate and/or its representatives to use any photos taken for promotional or advertising purposes. You also consent to a subscription to our e-newsletter. Stone Gables Estate and/or its representatives are not responsible for lost or stolen items. You may check our lost & found.

About Stone Gables Estate:
Stone Gables Estate is home to the historic Ironstone Ranch, The Star Barn Village, St. Michael’s Vineyard, the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad, the Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge, and much more. The property encompasses 280 scenic acres and includes a working horse ranch along with numerous settings and other event settings.Stone Gables Estate is a Biblical, faith-based ministry/business. Its mission is to donate 100% of its net profits to aid abandoned children worldwide through Brittany’s Hope, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. "Events with a Purpose". For more information about Stone Gables Estate, check out our website!

For Assistance:
Please email us at or call 717-902-9791.

We experience a very high call and email volume due to Christmas inquiries. We will return your call as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.

Winter Wonderland Train Excursion 2024 with Special Guests

LOCATION: Stone Gables Estate

ADDRESS: 1160 North Market Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022

  • CONTACT: 717-902-9791
  • COST: Ages 3+ = $15, Ages 2 and under = Free but must sit on a parents lap, Bus tours please call 717-902-9791
  • TIME: 9:00 AM