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All Trains Depart Palestine, TX To The North Pole Starting Nov. 16th Through Dec. 28th

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Historic Catholic Chapel at Rusk Depot

A short, casual walk from the Rusk Depot will bring you to the front promenade of the oldest Catholic Church in Cherokee County. Originally constructed on Main Street, in downtown…
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Nestled in the Piney Woods near Rusk, the campground clubhouse offers the exclusive experience of celebrating at a historic railroad. The clubhouse features a full-service kitchen, tables and chairs, restrooms and…
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Lakeside Pavilion

Enjoy a picnic or social barbeque under this rustic lakeside pavilion with picnic tables, grills, and a nearby playground.

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Ontrain Celebrations

On those special days, when you want to slow down savor every delicious moment Texas State Railroad—a vintage train traveling on tracks laid over a century ago – is in…
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Because of special, incidental or consequential situations that may be out of our control, Texas State Railroad reserves the right to adjust our operation between the date of your booking and the day of departure. These changes could include (but not be limited to): locomotive power for the day, passenger car assignments, layover and/or meal time during the four-hour ride and departure and/or arrival times. Thanking you in advance for your consideration.