Don’t know what to get that special someone? The Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad offers a variety beautiful and relaxing train rides including a Valentine Train. Their Fraser Excursion is a 14 mile round trip ride that departs daily at 1:30 PM (with an additional 4 PM departure on Sundays). Open Memorial Day weekend thru October 31, it offers four different levels of service: Classic Coach (handicap assessable), Climate Ctld., Valley View, and Caboose.
The next option is a Wolf Lunch or Wolf Picnic. The Wolf Lunch departs Saturdays at 11 AM, but requires a reservation by noon Friday. The 2 hour and 15 minute ride includes lunch choices such as pulled pork or mac and cheese. The Wolf Picnic departs Sundays at noon sharp, but it is a BYOF ride- bring your own food. The table and view are provided.
Iowa’s Dinner Train is perhaps the most popular option. Available Friday evenings June 7 through October 25 and Saturday evenings March 9 thru November 9, the train begins boarding at 5 PM sharp. You will be able to sit back and enjoy not only a beautiful 2 hour and 15 minute train ride, but also a delicious meal with entrée selections like rib-eye steak or an Iowa chop.
Visit their website for full menus, prices, dates, and more details: https://bsvrr.com/wp/.