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Save the Bay Seal Tours
Nov 18th, 2017 to Apr 22nd, 2018
Long Wharf Dock
Newport & Westerly, RI

From October through April, Save The Bay offers one-hour seasonal seal watching tours aboard the M/V Alletta Morris from Bowen's Ferry Landing in Newport, Rhode Island. Bundle up and don’t forget the camera! See the website for schedule.

Edaville Express Where's Santa?
Nov 22nd, 2017 to Dec 21st, 2017
South Carver, MA

Edaville Theme Park is changing up our Where's Santa Train ride, twist and turns await our guests! Join Mrs. Claus, Santa Claus & Santa’s elves at the Edaville boarding station as they embark on a 45-minute interactive train ride adventure to find Mrs. Claus or Santa. Which character is missing this year? You won't know until you reach the boarding station! Don't worry, each guest will have a blast while enjoying chocolate milk and a yummy cookie. Fueled by Christmas cheer including a sing-along to your favorite Christmas songs, dancing elves that give out shiny bells and lots of bright lights that twinkle in the night! Each guest receives a special present! Reservations Required. Dates: 11/22, 11/29, 11/30, 12/6, 12/7, 12/13, 12/14, 12/20, 12/ 21

Christmas at Blithewold
Nov 23rd, 2017 to Jan 01st, 2018
Newport, RI

Come and enjoy the elaborate holiday decorations around every corner of Blithewold Mansion.

 

Hobo Railroad Santa Express
Nov 24th, 2017 to Dec 23rd, 2017
Hobo Railroad
Lincoln, NH

WEEKENDS ONLY — Check website for exact dates — All passengers aboard the Hobo Railroad’s popular Santa Express Train receive a cup of hot chocolate and each family or group receives a box of Holiday Cookies to enjoy during the 1 hour and 20 minute holiday excursion.  Children are given letters to complete for Santa which he and his Elves pick up as they make their way through the train and on the return trip to Hobo Junction Station, Santa and his Elves surprise each child on the train with a special gift.  Upon returning to Hobo Junction Station, guests are encouraged to pose for pictures with Santa and his Elves on the Platform.

Essex Steam Train Santa Special
Nov 24th, 2017 to Dec 23rd, 2017
Essex, CT

All aboard the Santa Special for a one-of-a-kind, daytime holiday experience. Make sure you’re camera-ready for that special moment when Santa and Mrs. Claus visit each child! Enjoy the spirit of the season as you relax with family and friends aboard festive railway cars adorned with vintage decorations. Rudolph and Pablo the Penguin will be on board to spread holiday cheer and each child receives a small holiday gift from Santa’s Elves!

Tickets are $24/coach, $40/first class (individual armchair seats with cash beverage service). Reindeer Breakfast upgrade is available on Santa Special days from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for $15 adults / $5 children (age 1-6).

DATES: Fri- Sun, November 24-26, Sat & Sunday December 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23.
TIME: Departure times: 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 1 p.m. Reindeer Breakfast avail. starting at 8:30 a.m.

Rockland Festival of Lights
Nov 24th, 2017 to Nov 26th, 2017
Rockland, ME

Celebrate the holidays in scenic midcoast Maine. Santa arrives on Friday at noon via the Coast Guard boat to signal the beginning of the festivities and the world’s largest lobster trap “Christmas Tree” is lit at dusk. On Saturday, the downtown merchants put on “Eat, Drink and be Merry” all afternoon where they offer holiday sales, and food and drink offerings to make your holiday shopping merry! There’s a Festival of Lights Craft & Gift Market at the Samoset Resort. The afternoon is completed with a Holiday House tour that benefits the Rockland Public Library and features all of the historic inns of Rockland and other private homes in town decked in their holiday finery. Saturday night brings the Light Parade, a bonfire and caroling at the Public Landing. Sunday, enjoy Breakfast with Santa at the Tradewind’s Red Jacket Restaurant.