Hop on the Bluegrass Scenic Railroad for a slow and relaxing ride.
The Bluegrass Scenic Railroad and Museum is located in Versailles, Kentucky, at the Falling Springs Center. Take a 90-minute train ride that takes you around rock walls, through horse and tobacco farms, all the way to a scenic overlook on the Kentucky River. At Young's High Bridge, you will enjoy the picturesque views. The ride takes away the hustle and bustle of today's world. The antique passenger cars were built in the 1920s and 1930s. Its train track was built by The Louisville Southern Railroad in 1889 and linked Louisville and Lexington. The line was traveled until the 1950s for passengers and was used to haul freight until the 1980s.
The museum is at the train depot and has been open since 1986. It is a great place to learn how railroads helped to build the nation. You will get to see the historical and economic importance of the railroads and check out vintage railroad equipment and memorabilia on display. Photographs and model trains are also inside the museum. Special train rides include the Santa Trains and the Pumpkin Patch Trains. This is a family-friendly attraction that is suitable for children and adults of all ages.