Special winter hours

Now thru March 1, 2018

Red Caboose Motel

Closed for overnight accommodations. Re-opening 3/2/18.

Office & Depot Gift Shop

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Casey Jones' Restaurant

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

7:30 a.m - 2:30 p.m.

$5.99 Breakfast special & Breakfast "all day" going on now!


In our 49th season!

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 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. See what current restoration projects we're working on now.

Call now or book your caboose online!

Prices start at $85 per night.

Book direct with the Red Caboose Motel and enjoy our GUARANTEED BEST RATE.

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

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


09/11/17 8 Unusual Hotels for Fun, Family-Friendly Unique Stays - Huffington Post

09/04/17 New owners of Red Caboose Motel open Barn up for entertainment and community - Lancaster Newspapers

08/25/17 Back on Track - Central Penn Business Journal

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 - LancasterOnline.com


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Join us 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.

Winter Hours

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

7:30 a.m. - 2:30 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. Don't miss the authentic train layout designed & installed by LGB trains of  Germany.

Winter Hours

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Open daily beginning March 2, 2018.

Visit our online store

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We had fun on

 stage this year!

Thank you for a wonderful season of entertainment in 2017: from our Valentine's Cabaret, to the Summer Entertainment Series featuring Temple Avenue, The New Holland Swing Band, All Aboard: An Original RCM Production, and The Twin Rose Community Band; to our All Aboard: Kids! show in June and wrapping up with our holiday entertainment featuring Swingin' the Season and caroling with What the Dickens.

Stay tuned: We'll be announcing our 2018 Summer Entertainment Series line up in early 2018. Don't miss it!

The Red Caboose Motel & Casey Jones' Restaurant accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express & Discover.

Gift certificates available in store or shipped free!

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