Lakeside Inn Dinner Experience
Lakeside InnRide the Orange Blossom Cannonball from Tavares to Mount Dora and have dinner at the historic Lakeside Inn. Established in 1885, you will enjoy the charm of the Lakeside Inn while eating. After dinner stroll around the Inn, take pictures or walk down to the shores of Lake Dora. At 8:30 board your train for the trip back to Tavares. Fare is $57.00. That includes train ride, dinner at the Lakeside Inn, gratuities and taxes. This is  a three hour adventure!

  •  Train departs from Tavares.
  • Tickets: $57*
Dinner Menu

Upcoming Departure Times

August 9

  • 6:00 PM
Wild West Train
train-robber-thumbRide the train as it heads into no man’s land in the Old West. Travel on board vintage coaches on a 60 minute trip while your train is pulled by our locomotive. Train robbers are in the area. Be careful with your valuables!

  •  Train departs from Tavares.
  • Adults: $25*
  • Kids (4-12): $20*
  • Under 4: Free!

Upcoming Departure Times

August 16

  • 6:00 PM
  • 7:15 PM
Windsor Rose Tea Room Dinner Show
The Windsor RoseDescription coming soon!

  •  Train departs from Tavares.
  • Tickets: TBA

Upcoming Departure Times

TBA

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Merrill's Wine Tasting & Tapas Express
Wine Bottle & GlassBoard the Orange Blossom Cannonball in Mount Dora for a trip to Tavares and return. Enjoy wine tasting and tapas served by Merrill’s Wine & Bistro while riding the rails. 4 types of wine will be served along with snacks to compliment the wine.This is a 10 mile, one hour 15 minute round trip.

  •  Train departs from Mount Dora.
  • Adults: $45*
  • All passengers must be at least 21 years old.

Upcoming Departure Times

August 23

  • 6:00 PM
The Pizza Express
pizzaRide the Orange blossom Cannonball while enjoying pizza from Mount Dora Pizza and Sub. This is a 10 mile one hour 15 minute round trip. The fare includes train ride, soft drink, water, and 2 slices of pizza prepared by Mount Dora Pizza & Sub.

Choose from the following types of pizza: Pepperoni, Cheese, Deluxe, Veggie

  •  Train departs from Mount Dora.
  • Adults: $31.00
  • Kids (4-12): $22.00
  • Under 4 (if they want their own pizza): $6.00

Upcoming Departure Times

August 30

  • 6:00 PM
Rifles, Rails & History
chuck_munson_and_union_troops(2)Round out your journey to Rifles, Rails & History (September 26- 28) on the historic Orange Blossom Cannonball! This train appeared in “The North and The South” and “The Blue & The Gray.” Your train will be traveling with Yankee gold and payroll on board. Will they make it or will Confederate raiders attack the train? Be careful, you never know who’s a friend or a foe! (This train is a 40 minute ride with a reenacted attack. There will be gunfire!)

  •  Train departs from Tavares.
  • Adults: $20*
  • Kids (4-12): $15*
  • Under 4: Free!

Upcoming Departure Times

September 27 & 28

  • 10:00 AM
  • 11:00 AM
  • 12:00 PM
  • 2:15 PM
  • 3:15 PM
  • 4:15 PM
  • 5:15 PM
Great Pumpkin Limited
chuck_munson_and_union_troops(2)Enjoy family fun on the Great Pumpkin Limited! Ride vintage coaches pulled by our 1941 center cab diesel locomotive, as your train travels from our station in downtown Mount Dora, Florida to Farmer Brown’s Pumpkin Patch. Hop off the train and meet Farmer Brown. Enjoy visiting his friendly Scarecrow and of course “pick” your perfect pumpkin to take home. Candy and refreshments will be served at the Patch by Mrs. Brown. This 60 minute trip is great family entertainment!

  •  Train departs from Mount Dora.
  • Adults: $25*
  • Kids (4-12): $20*
  • Under 4: Free!

Upcoming Departure Times

  • October 18, 5:30pm
  • October 19, 5:30pm
  • October 25, 5:30pm
  • October 26, 5:30pm
Cannonball Christmas Express
Christmas TrainTickets sell out quickly! Book now!

Climb on board the Cannonball Christmas Express for a trip to see Santa! Enjoy singing, hot chocolate, cookies, and elves on board our century old train. Santa will join us with a special gift for each child. A magical holiday treat for the whole family!

  • Train departs from Tavares.
  • Adults: $27*
  • Kids (4-12): $20*
  • Under 4: Free!

Upcoming Departure Times

  • November 28-30
  • December 5-7
  • December 12-14
  • December 16-23

 

*Includes Sales Tax