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The North Pole Adventure

Santa Claus arrives on the train during the North Pole Adventure

Step into a world of pure Christmas magic with the North Pole AdventureTM  presented by Meijer. A family tradition that is so much more than a train ride. Brace yourself for an enchanting journey with Santa and his merry elves to the North Pole where boundless wonder awaits.

As you board at the Akron Northside Station, prepare to be whisked away on a 90-minute, 26-mile round trip filled with sheer joy and holiday spirit. Departures are available at 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm from November 8 through December 21.

The train itself is adorned with Christmas trees and festive decorations that sparkle and glitter in every corner. The atmosphere is filled with wonder as you settle into your personally selected seats; there’s something for everyone on this magical ride. Every moment is infused with Christmas magic, leaving you awestruck at every turn.

Kids of all ages are encouraged to wear their pajamas, adding an extra touch of whimsy to the journey. Imagine the delight on everyone’s faces as they embark on this unforgettable expedition to the North Pole. 

But the excitement doesn’t stop there. After everyone has boarded and settled in, children can write a letter to Santa, pouring out their hearts’ desires. And guess what? The onboard Postmaster will ensure it’s personally delivered to Santa’s workshop at the North Pole! It’s an experience that will leave every passenger feeling like they’re part of something truly special.

And fear not, Santa keeps a watchful eye on his nice list throughout this unforgettable journey. You may just find yourself rewarded with a special surprise for your impeccable behavior.

So, gather your loved ones and immerse yourselves in this treasured family tradition. Let the Christmas carols fill your ears as you sip hot chocolate and savor a delicious cookie along the way. Prepare for an adventure unlike any other, one that will ignite your holiday spirit and create memories that will last a lifetime.

The North Pole AdventureTM is more than just a train ride; it’s an opportunity to create cherished memories and embrace the true spirit of Christmas. Embark on this extraordinary family tradition that will leave everyone feeling merry and bright. To reserve your seats, visit

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