If you are seeking something fun to do with your kids during the early Fall, you might enjoy going to the Whippany Railway Museum (in Whippany, NJ) for the annual Pumpkin Festival. The Festival takes place on Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM.
In addition to pumpkins, scarecrows and corn stalks, you'll be able to enjoy a 30 minute train ride aboard th "Pumpkinliner" and journey along the historical "Whippanong Trail". The "Pumpkinliner" is only available on October 6, 2013 and departure times are Trains depart at 12:30; 1:15; 2:00; 2:45; 3:30; 4:15 and 5:00PM.
For more information please visit: http://www.whippanyrailwaymuseum.net/eventstickets/pumpkin-festival
It is highly recommended you buy your tickets in advance: https://www.dynamicticketsolutions.com/wrym/index.cfm?inst=b&DateDetail=2013-10-06&Depart_Station=1&group_ID=0
Club Car Seating
- Adults $17
- Children Under 12 $12
- 1 Year & Under on Lap; FREE
- Adults $14
- Children Under 12, $9
- 1 Year & Under on Lap FREE
Unfortunately, no public transportation is available to the Whippany Railway Museum. For driving directions please visit: http://www.whippanyrailwaymuseum.net/visitor-info/directions