Strasburg, Pennsylvania begins at the Red Caboose Motel & Restaurant. Whether you're staying overnight in a caboose or just passing through there is something for you at the Red Caboose.


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Movies in the barn

Due to extensive damage the barn sustained during a storm on Friday, November 2nd, there will be no more movies until further notice.

We will post updates as they become available. Thank you for your understanding.

The Red Caboose eXpress

Take a ride on our brand new trackless train! Enjoy a full property tour and learn about the history and happenings at The Caboose.

Check with the Front Desk for weekly operating schedule.


holiday 2018

Join us aboard our P70 Railroad Car at Casey Jones’ for Breakfast with Santa! Featuring a buffet, holiday music and a visit with the big man himself, this is an event you don’t want to miss!

Kids (3-10): $9.95; Adults: $16.95

Tickets are required. Purchase them HERE.

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nickelodeon player PIANO

Bringing back one of the highlights of The Red Caboose property in days gone by, the nickelodeon player piano on the front porch is a must-see!

Open Daily.

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You haven't lived until you've seen Amish Country from the back of an authentic Amish buggy. Hosts Caleb, John, Rachael and Aaron take guests on guided tours lasting from 25-80 minutes, exploring the many facets of Amish life. Located under the pavilion by the railroad tracks in front of the main building.

Open Daily. Check podium for times.


Interact with our happy herd of adorable animals at the petting zoo. Our current crew includes a potbelly pig, American Alpaca, long-eared goat and miniature ponies.

Open dawn 'till dusk

Animal feed available for purchase


Been a while since you've dropped a few quarters into an arcade game? Relive your youth and show your kids that there was life before PlayStation. Located in Vending Depot.

Open Daily.

Change machine available.



Climb to the top of our 50' silo for a spectacular unobstructed view of the surrounding farm land, the Strasburg Rail Road and, of course, the Red Caboose Motel. New in 2016, a silo roof to keep guests dry and in the shade while sightseeing.

Open dawn 'till dusk

Admission by donation

All About the Caboose Video Series

Check out these video shorts about all there is to do on property at The Red Caboose Motel. New episode released weekly!

For a complete listing of things to do in Lancaster County, visit Discover Lancaster.