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Train lovers of all ages will want to visit Genesee County’s Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad.
Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad is a must for metro Detroit families. The historic village has multiple buildings for guests to explore including a dime store candy shop, working lumber mill and magic show at the Opera House. Experience life in the 1800s first hand and that includes carnival entertainment. Littles won’t want to miss the carousel ride, ferris wheel and other carnival rides located along Mott Lake.
The stand-out attraction is Huckleberry Railroad. Sit in a stunning vintage passenger car or converted open air hauler for a 40 minute round trip ride through Flint. See both nature and wave to passing automobiles during a journey that offers both historic narrative and folksy music. Enjoy a summer train ride and come back during the holiday season for a Halloween tour or Christmas ride.
Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad is open Thursdays through Sundays from 10am to 5pm from Memorial to Labor Day weekends. Admission is $20 for adults and $18 for children ages 3 to 12 and includes admission to the village and a 40 minute train ride.
Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad // 6140 Bray Road, Flint, MI 48505
Mark your calendars and don’t miss out on these exciting themed events:
Railfans from around the country will revel in the history through the one-of-a-kind train shop tours, historical rail interpretations and model train set ups throughout the village.
Day Out With Thomas™ is a family event that offers aspiring engineers and their families the unique opportunity to take a ride with the classic storybook engine, Thomas the Tank Engine™.
Through October, you’ll find treats and tricks, cider and doughnuts, little monsters and big fun for the whole family. From the famous Huckleberry Ghost Train Express, the magic show at the Colwell Opera House to our straw maze and the 20 treat stops throughout the Village, it’s sure to put you in the spirit of the season.
The holiday season fills the streets and shops of Crossroads Village, with thousands of lights sparkling, an evening ride on the Huckleberry Railroad and Village artisans make vintage craft fair.
About Carrie Budzinski
Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..