Rail Explorers Announces Holiday-Themed Tours And Ugly Sweater Contests To Celebrate The Season

Holiday Tours with the Rail Explorers® Elves
(Photo Courtesy of Rail Explorers® USA) 



Rail Explorers®, the year-round, all-ages, outdoor-adventure attraction featuring pedal-powered and electric rail bikes, celebrates the season with festive, holiday-themed tours. The experience makes an exhilarating activity for families with children, a date night, or anyone seeking to establish a new holiday tradition this season. Guests booking evening tours from Dec. 10 through Dec. 31 will be greeted by the Rail Explorer® Elves and receive cookies and hot chocolate. Bookings can be made online now at

Additionally, Rail Explorers® will host festive Ugly Sweater contests from Dec. 17 through Dec. 26, where guests can win prizes for donning the best ugly sweater. The lucky guest who wears the best ugly holiday sweater on each tour will receive a custom T-shirt or hat. At the end of the week, the guest with the best ugly sweater as determined by the Rail Explorers® team of Elf Guides will receive a free gift card for a tandem rail bike tour.

In addition, the Nevada Southern Railway announces its annual Santa Express Train. Guests on the Santa Express will experience the magic of riding historic trains at night, and each excursion includes a photo opportunity with Santa, storytelling, hot chocolate and cookies from Chilly Jilly’z of Boulder City.

Rail Explorers
Day and evening Rail Explorers tour times are available, and schedules vary by day; check the website for times. Rail Explorers is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Nevada Southern Railway’s Santa Express
Nov. 26 and 27, Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 21 and 22.
Boarding times at 5:15 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.

601 Yucca Street
Boulder City, Nevada 89005

Rail Explorers
A tandem rail bike for two starts at $85.
A quad rail bike for four guests starts at $150.
Book online at, or by phone at (877) 833-8588.

Nevada Southern Railway’s Santa Express
Tickets start at $30 per person.
For more information, click here.

Located in historic Boulder City, Nevada—just minutes from the Las Vegas Strip en route to Hoover Dam—Rail Explorers® offers exhilarating, guided excursions in two- or four-seat rail bikes along the same tracks used during construction of the dam. Rail Explorers® Las Vegas has a brand-new fleet of Explorers fitted with the REX Propulsion System – custom built electric motors that make riding the rails truly effortless. Tours include five memorable options, including the Southwest Round-Up, an 8-mile round trip tour, the Southwest Ramble, a scenic daytime rail bike ride which includes a trip on a historic train; the Desert Sunset Tour, a picturesque ride in the evening as the sun sets behind the River Mountains; the Fireside Starlight Ride, a one-of-a-kind experience featuring personal fire pits under the vast desert sky; and the Night Lights Tour offering a colorful illuminated rail bike ride. All rides start at the Nevada State Railroad Museum and continue downhill to the Pass Turnaround point and back. Each tour also includes free museum entry. Rail bikes provide a truly distinctive way to explore this extraordinarily scenic and historic area. For more information, visit or follow on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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Rail Explorers Announces Holiday-Themed Tours And Ugly Sweater Contests To Celebrate The Season
Rail Explorers Announces Holiday-Themed Tours And Ugly Sweater Contests To Celebrate The Season