The Red Caboose Motel & Restaurant is under new ownership!

On February 1st, 2016, The Red Caboose Motel & Restaurant was purchased by the Prickett Family. Under the new ownership, the property has received an updated restaurant menu, all-new gift shop and merchandise (new items arriving daily) and improved aesthetics in the cabooses and throughout the property. Book your room now as we "return to our roots," the way founder Don Denlinger would have wanted it to be.

The Red Caboose Motel & Casey Jones' Restaurant are now open for the 46th season. Call now to book your caboose! Prices start at $95 per night.

717-687-5000 or 1-888-687-5005

Sleep in a caboose tonight and wake up on the right track tomorrow!


08/25/16 This Train in Pennsylvania is actually a Restaurant and you need to visit - Only in Your State, PA

08/01/16 A Restaurant with a Railroad View - Lancaster County Magazine

02/21/16 New Owners Hope to get Red Caboose Rolling Faster -

Red Caboose Motel Summer Concert Series wraps up!

"So long, sweet summer: A cabaret of friends"

Saturday, September 3, 2016 @ 7 p.m.

We're wrapping up our concert series in The Barn, and we're pretty excited to have these four local Lancaster County performers share their talent and friendship with us! Featuring the best of Broadway, spiritual hymns and Disney tunes, it's an evening of music your whole family will enjoy! See you Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. in The Barn!

Reserved {free} tickets are encouraged. Reserve yours now.

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Join Chef J.J. Hutchinson in the two original P-70 80-ton dining cars that once rode the rails of the Pennsylvania Railroad in the early 1900's. Whether your appetite is as big as John Henry or as small as a nugget of coal you won't leave disappointed. Come early for a window seat and watch trains leave from the Strasburg Rail Road station.

Open daily 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.

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No trip to the Red Caboose Motel is complete without a stop at "The Depot" gift shop. Here you'll find a complete line of Red Caboose merchandise and sundries not found anywhere else on earth. Also in stock is a wide variety of Thomas the Tank Engine toys, MTH electric trains and Usborne Books.  Don't miss the authentic train layout designed & installed by LGB trains of  Germany.

Open daily 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.



Soft-served or hand-dipped? Sugar cone? A dish? Have it any way you like at Janie Jones' Ice Cream! Pick from an assortment of flavors, toppings and cones and indulge in other delectable deserts including our own blue ribbon crumb cake. Casey & Janie Jones' serves the finest Turkey Hill ice cream made fresh right here in Lancaster County. Dine-in or visit the walk-up takeout window, now open!

Open daily Noon - 9 p.m.