Ride the Rails in the Poconos @ The Waterfront

Ride the Rails in the Poconos @ The Waterfront

First you will visit the massive, Gothic-style structure of The Hawley Silk Mill.  There you will be served coffee & apple streusel cake.  After visiting The Hawley Silk Mill you will board the motorcoach and travel to The Waterfront at Silver Birches.  Here you will enjoy a family style lunch consisting of tomato juice, broccoli salad, house baked bread, roast turkey with Chef’s House made stuffing, herb encrusted eye round of beef with sautéed pearl onions, penne pesto, seasonal fresh vegetables, and raspberry cheesecake.After lunch you will board the motorcoach again to travel The Stourbridge Line in Honesdale.  Relax and enjoy the scenic drive along the Laxawaxen River, thought the historic town of Hawley, and through the wooded beauty of the Poconos.  As you travel along the tracks, you’ll learn about America’s first steam locomotive operation, which took place in Honesdale, and about the D & H Canal and the Gravity Railroad.  You’ll also ride past the generation station powered by the hydroelectric dam and waters of Lake Wallenpaupack! There will be a fast food stop on the way home at your expense.


Departure Date:

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

7:15 AM

Depart R & J Lot, Cressona, PA-by electronic sign

7:30 AM

Depart Ramada Inn, Centre St., Pottsville, PA

7:45 AM

Depart Home Depot., St. Clair, PA

8:00 AM

Depart Frackville (STC North Campus)

10:00 AM

Arrive The Hawley Silk Mill

11:30 AM

Depart Hawley Silk Mill travel to The Waterfront @ Silver Birches

12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Family Style Meal @ The Silver Birches


2:00 PM

Depart for The Stourbridge Line in Honesdale

5:00 PM

Depart The Stourbridge Line

7:45 PM

Approx. Return to Frackville ( STC North Campus)

8:00 PM

Approx. Return to Home Depot, St. Clair, PA

8:15 PM

Approx. Return to Ramada Inn, Centre St., Pottsville, PA

8:30 PM

Approx. Return to R&J Lot, Cressona, PA


Cost Per Person:



Tour Includes:

Family Style Luncheon

Scenic train ride

Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation provided by R & J Transportation, Inc.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Frackville, PA - STC STC North Campus
Map will be sent
Home Depot, St. Clair Home Depot, St. Clair
NW Corner of lot, between first two light poles.
R & J Lot R & J Lot, RT 183, Cressona, PA
Ramada Inn, Pottsville Ramada Inn
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