The Dinner Train boards at 5 pm each Tuesday through Saturday evening. Stop by the bar and grab a cocktail before settling into a comfortable seat in the lounge car or head right to your table in the dining car. The Wisconsin Great Northern gives you a private table if you come as a couple.
As the train departs the station around 5:30 pm, your server will bring an appetizer plate, a cup of soup and then your choice of one of 5 preselected entrees. A little later you will delight to a generous slice of Eli’s Gourmet Cheese Cake.Your ticket includes coffee, iced tea and lemonade.Other beverages are available from the cash bar.The train travels at a very leisurely pace and you are able to get up and move around the train as it glides through farm fields, deep woods and along the scenic Namekagon River. LED lighting under the car illuminates the countryside after dark during early and late season runs. Around 8 pm the train returns to the station and parks for the night. The train is open all night so don’t be in a hurry to leave your new friends if you are having a special time.
Dinner/Motel Package: (May through December) Check in at the Country House Motel at 717 S. River Street in Spooner between 3 pm and 5 pm and get settled into your room.At 5 pm come to the lobby and board the complimentary shuttle bus to the train station.Enjoy a few cocktails and your dinner train experience and jump on the shuttle back to the motel about 8 pm.After you return swim in the heated indoor pool or just kick back in the hot tub.