Travel in Style
Your train excursion aboard luxuriously restored, climate-controlled, vintage railroad cars departs at 10:00 AM ET from the Jasper Train Depot.
Traveling through the scenic countryside of southwestern Indiana, we pass through the second longest railroad tunnel in the state and traverse several railroad trestles and bridges. You’ll enjoy both the scenery and your accommodations; the train cars are furnished with comfortable seating and restrooms. A cash bar is available, and beverages and light snacks will be available for purchase. Please note: The bar is cash only; credit cards will not be accepted on board the train.
Our relaxed, scenic journey lasts approximately 2 hours and covers 25 miles; the train will arrive at the historic French Lick Depot. While in French Lick, you have a wealth of options. Step back in time and follow the footsteps of the rich and famous at the historic French Lick Springs Resort & Casino and the West Baden Springs Hotel. Fine dining, games of chance, and more await! You can also enjoy tastings at the French Lick Winery and browsing the unique little shops at the hotels and in the quaint downtown area.
Your stay in French Lick lasts approximately 3½ hours. The train will depart at 3:30 for the return trip to Jasper, arriving at 5:30 ET.
Indiana Railway Museum / 1907 Monon Depot
You will arrive in classic style at the historic French Lick 1907 Monon Depot. The Depot is the home of the Indiana Railway Museum and French Lick Scenic Railway.
French Lick Springs Hotel
This classic hotel was established in 1845 and recently has been completely restored to its original charm and grandeur. It was here in 1917 that famous Chef Louis Perrin first created and served tomato juice. Famous guests include John Barrymore, Clark Gable, Joe Louis, Bing Crosby, the Trumans, Elizabeth Taylor, the Reagans, and Joe & Rose Kennedy.
West Baden Springs Hotel
Modeled after the greatest spas in Europe, complete with the world’s largest free-span dome, this gorgeous hotel was originally built in 1902. A complete restoration to it’s original glory was finished in 2007. Once dubbed the “Eighth Wonder of the World”, the hotel was a haven for celebrities, gamblers and political figures.
French Lick Casino
This stunning facility is 51,000 square feet of Vegas-style gaming, all on one floor, with soaring 27-foot ceilings. The overall design, complimenting the resort’s historic lobby, is of the Beaux Arts architectural style, an eclectic neoclassical style known for its use of ornate masonry work and grandiosity. Guests will enjoy premier gaming, entertainment, and dining options.