Santa Fe Southern Railway

Historic Guadalupe

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In a Nutshell

Narrated jaunts to nearby Lamy fill visitors' ears with historical tidbits as they take in the stunning views from 1920s-era train cars

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Promotional value expires Oct 11, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to availability. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The romance of the rails has been well documented in American culture, from nostalgic folk ballads to the gripping reality-TV career of The Little Engine That Could. Write your own railroad story with this Groupon.

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  • $39 for two train tickets (up to an $80 value)
  • $69 for four train tickets (up to a $160 value)

Tickets are only valid for Thursday's Hotshot train from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. or Friday's Hi-Ball train from 5:45 p.m. to 8 p.m.

As the train snakes through the countryside from Santa Fe to nearby Lamy and back again, riders sway in 1920s-era rail cars and sip on libations from the cash bar while car attendants narrate the jaunt with historical facts. Check the schedule to view all upcoming dates.

Santa Fe Southern Railway

The Santa Fe Southern Railway revels in a rich history, one that commenced in the 1800s and was heralded in the Academy Award–winning Judy Garland song "On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe". Connecting Santa Fe to the rest of the country, the train line helped to build the southwestern city's reputation as a great arts destination as it transported visitors and wanderlust-filled paintbrushes to the picturesque terrain. During regular expeditions to nearby Lamy, the railway continues to dazzle riders with sweeping vistas just outside the windows of vintage 1920s train cars, which each sport their own snack and drink bar.

Customer Reviews

we loved it. Is recommended for anyone new to the area.
Connie D. · October 14, 2012
It was a great experience for our family and friends. The scenery was gorgeous and we had a lot of fun riding on the open car, taking in the sights and getting beautiful photos! The kids want to go again. Take a picnic!
Terri S. · October 14, 2012
Rustic, but fun. Good commentary and there was spontaneous music.
Kathy S. · October 7, 2012
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    Historic Guadalupe

    430 West Manhattan Avenue

    Santa Fe, NM 87501


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