The holidays are a magical time and ever since the movie and book "The Polar Express" came out years ago families have been looking for ways to ride to the "North Pole" to meet Santa.

Well, we're in luck in Upstate New York because there are several great railroad companies here that offer train rides with Santa and some are Polar Express themed.

You'll want to act quickly to get your ticket though because the rides fill up quickly and sell out.

Here are some of the local railroads that offer holiday-themed rides.

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