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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FREE Movies in the barn

Catch a flick on the big screen that's family friendly and fun! Enjoy the breeze and relax with our brand new 18 foot screen and surround sound! Popcorn, ice cream and drinks are available for purchase to complete the experience (seasonal).

8 p.m.

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.


Visit Front Desk for departure times & tickets

2017 Summer Entertainment Series

Since 2016, The Red Caboose is pleased to offer our guests and surrounding community exciting, family-friendly programs, from Bluegrass to Swing and even original programming. Click here to view the full season line-up!

Memorial Day - Labor Day

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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!


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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 Monday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Starting at $12 for adults, $6 for children

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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 several chickens.

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. Enjoy the latest instant win and redemption games for maximum fun. Turn in tickets for great prizes and official Red Caboose merchandise. Located in the main lobby. 

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


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