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Last call to ride the Candy Cane Express

By November 20, 2012

When the last call for tickets to board the V&T’s Polar Express came, more than 10,000 would-be riders answered. For the second consecutive year, tickets for the holiday train ride aboard the historic Virginia and Truckee Railroad sold out prior to the 15-day run, Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 23 to Dec. 23.

If you didn’t get tickets to the Polar Express, you can take advantage of the other holiday trains being offered. The Candy Cane Express trains will be running in Virginia City and offer hot chocolate, hot cider, Candy Cane Sisters, elves, singing and storytelling.

The trains will run on Saturdays and Sundays Nov. 23 to Dec. 9 at noon and 2 p.m. Tickets are $14 for adults and $6 for children.

For more information call Virginia City at 775-847-0380. The Santa train will be running at the Nevada State Railroad Museum Dec. 1, 2, 15 and 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All seats are $3. Tickets are available at the Wabuska Depot on a first come first serve basis. Call 775 687-6953 for details.

Lodging specials are available at Carson City area hotels. For more information on the travel deals, dining, lodging, activity information and further details on the V&T train, visit VisitCarsonCity.com or call 800-Nevada-1.

Virginia And Truckee Railroad

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