If you are looking for a more local escape to wine country and are looking for a unique experience, look no farther than one of these railway outings.
The Austin Steam Train Association
Hill Country Train adventures are the Austin Steam Train Association’s specialty. They have numerous locomotives historically restored with precision and offer events for children and adults alike.
One upcoming event is the train to Burnet’s Wedding Oak Winery. Passengers will enjoy a 2-hour train ride from Cedar Park spanning the South San Gabriel River, while enjoying an intimate talk and wine tasting with members of the Wedding Oak family. While touring Wedding Oaks’ grounds, guests will enjoy stunning views of the countryside and a 2 hour “layover” at the tasting room.
Your ticket includes: train ticket, and tasting flight of 5 wines, and light table snacks. Learn more about Wedding Oaks Winery at https://weddingoakwinery.com/.
For Tickets to the March 27th tasting event go to https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/4126007/wedding-oak-wine-train-cedar-park-cedar-park-depot
The Grapevine Vintage Railroad
The Grapevine Vintage Railroad offers more than just standard train rides; throughout the year, discover many different special events, including the adult-only Jazz Wine Trains or other family-favorites. For those with younger children, check out Day Out with Thomas TM, presented by Mattel especially if your little one’s love Thomas the Tank Engine TM.
If you have a group in mind, let the Grapevine Vintage Railroad transform a basic lunch, family gathering or corporate meeting with their beautiful 1920s vintage coaches as you travel back in time along the historic Cotton Belt Route.