Five Reasons You Should Jump on Board the Day Out With Thomas™
The Train Ride. While waiting for Thomas to pull into the station, you’ll feel like you are right in an episode of the series. There is lots of excitement as you listen for Thomas’ whistle and watch for his steam After declaring all aboard, be sure to wave as you depart the station! The approximately 20-minute ride tours all around picturesque Greenfield Village. Each child is awarded a certificate as an “Official Junior Engineer.”
Photo-ops with Thomas. Don’t miss your opportunity for a photo-op with Thomas. There are professional photographers taking pictures for purchase, but you are also welcome to use your own camera. In addition, you can get great pics during Thomas’ other trips around Greenfield Village. Follow the sounds of his whistle and look for his steam.
Meet Sir Topham Hatt. Directly across from Smiths Creek Train Depot, you’ll find Sir Topham Hatt (Director of the Railway). Snag a picture. Times for a meet-and-greet are posted at the entrance to his indoor area.
Imagination Station. Inside the Imagination Station you’ll find an array of activities for kids including temporary tattoos, iPad station, train tables, kids playhouses and the gift shop. The gift shop features souvenirs, toys, clothing, and the popular Thomas balloon. Pick up a “Passport to Adventures” as you visit the different stations and get a stamp. Hand in your completed passport for a free gift at the Imagination Station.
Touring Greenfield Village. Your Thomas the Train™ ticket also includes admission to Greenfield Village. Train enthusiasts will want to see the vintage trains and train engines at the Railroad Junction. While older children will appreciate the historic buildings, there are also plenty of activities for the younger kids. Find a construction site-themed playground, carnival games and parachute, carousel, bubble stations, live music, and magic shows.