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A Day Out With Thomas

All aboard for a day of family fun with Thomas!

IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION
  • We will operate according to CDC best practices available at the time of the trip.
  • We will be selling only 50% of our capacity to increase social distancing
  • Should requirements be relaxed, we may issue more tickets, this will come from government guidance.
  • SHOULD TRIPS NOT OPERATE DUE TO GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN AMID AN EXTENDED COVID-19 PANDEMIC,  TRIPS WILL BE REFUNDABLE

We will do our best to make this an exciting day for your little Thomas fan! Children have had a tough time this year, and we want to bring a little excitement and fun into their lives! Due to the Coronavirus, unless the CDC advises otherwise, the hands on exhibits such as the imagination station, and inflatables  will not be available, this is for your families safety. We will provide temporary tattoos, coloring pages, and a free Thomas giveaway in a take home bag, so that you may continue your Day Out with Thomas birthday celebration in the safety of your own home!

Day Out With Thomas is a family event that offers children and their grownups the opportunity to ride with classic storybook friend Thomas the Tank Engine . Parents, grandparents and siblings join their aspiring engineers in the fun. The Day Out With Thomas experience will engineer miles of smiles for the whole family and introduce a new generation to the timeless excitement of railroading. The train pulled by Thomas leaves every hour on the hour, 10 am to 5 pm. You may also ride the River Train along the scenic Delaware River to Carperntersville, New Jersey ( an hour and fifteen minute round trip). For an added adventure take the River Train to the Susquehanna Mine, learn the History and learn how to pan for Gem Stones that you can take home! The trips pulled by Thomas take you along the beautiful Delaware River to North Carpentersville New Jersey, a 25 minute ride. The River Train  follows the same route journeying further along the river to Edingers with a brief stop at the "Old Susquehanna" gem stone mine. At the mine you may get off , visit the mine and learn how to pan for gems. Each passenger receives a bag of mine tiling's , a brief history of the mine and use of the sluice to prospect for their very own gem stones they can bring home!
You may also purchase tickets the day of the event for all trains although we advise that you purchase your tickets in advance. Trains to and from the mine depart every hour. Stay at the mine as little as an hour or as long as you like!
 

The Train

Enjoy a ride on our historic passenger coaches.  Capacity will be limited to 50% to increase social distancing.

The Mine

Gemstone Panning is a great activity for all ages. Participants may find up to 11 ounces of gemstones in a single bag which may include amethyst, rubies, rose quartz, emeralds, crystals, and an arrowhead. All gems are of high quality and may be suitable for cutting, polishing, and mounting. With every mine train ticker you will receive one bag of mining ore from the Ole' Susquehanna Mine.
Upon arriving at the mine site your guide will tell you the story of Sylas Smith and how he found the mine and about his tragic death which left the mind uncovered until this very year! Next you will walk over the the Ole' Susquehanna mines operating sluice and learn how to pan for gem stones. once you understand how to pan give it a try and see if you can find some gems!

The Entertainment 

There is so much to do you can spend the whole day!   We will do our best to provide as much hands on entertainment as is possible considering CDC guidelines. We will have our famous ventriloquist, and his zany talking animals, meet and greet with Sir Topham  Hat,  

 

More Entertainment

Enjoy Ventriloquist Scott Wagstaff & His Zany Animals, our Dinosaur Days Velociraptor  Show  and the the Grand Master Band Wagon.
 

 


5.0

Fun!

Great fun for the whole family!

July 17, 2016:

My 3 yr old enjoyed the Thomas the Train ride, the bouncy house and chasing bubbles. Employees were friendly. One of the two teenagers working at the bouncy house helped my son go thru the bouncy house. I am very grateful for the extra hand to walk him thru patiently!!!

October 30, 2016:

Great attraction for my 4 yo daughter and 2yo boy. My kids were amused that they could see Thomas "in person". I strongly recommend it! We are definitely going back!

October 19, 2016:

Done it for three years with my son who looks forward to going. Lots of activities available and mining for gems option on another train ride near corn field. It's a nice town in NJ neighboring Easton, PA which is home to the crayola experience which is also a great fun kid activity. Good over night location! Check out other train rides throughout the year!!! Highly recommend!!

By Car

Located at the intersection of Interstate 78 and Highway 22  we are exactly 73 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. Please click here for directions.

By bus

Transbridge Lines operates into Easton Pennsylvania. The bus station is under one mile away, just a short taxi ride or walk. Click here for the bus companies web site.

By Taxi/cabs

Via Uber or local taxi companies we are just  a short ride from the bus station in Easton Pennsylvania.

 

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