Enjoy An Amtrak Vacation To
Silver Rails Country!
Stay at the Depot Inn & Suites
Rail Themed Hotel in The Heart of Silver Rails Country
1245 N. Brown St., La Plata, Missouri 63549 - 888.814.3669

La Plata is an Amtrak destination with direct service from Chicago and California on the Amtrak Southwest Chief. Free hotel shuttle provided from the La Plata-MO, Ottumwa-IA, and Quincy-IL Amtrak Stations as well as the Kirksville-MO airport. Amtrak and flight connections are available from most of the rest of the nation. Visit SilverRailsCountry.com for more hotel, transportation, and tourism info!

Watch Trains From The Deck or Heated Cabin
Watch up to 80 trains per day from the Chris Guenzler Millionth Mile Lookout Deck and all weather heated cabin. ATCS Monitor indicates approaching trains. Listen to live rail communications on the cabin rail radio. Or, enjoy all the action from the comfort of your hotel room on the private hotel channels! (You can see the view from RailCams.com right now!). Free WiFi, power outlets, BBQ & restrooms. Visit RailLookout.com for more info.

Silver Rails Gallery & Gift Shop
Stroll through the only gallery to be specifically devoted to works of art & photography related to railroads. On display are works from well known rail artists like J.Craig Thorpe plus the wood carvings of Jackie Hadnot that were featured on Huell Howser's California's Gold TV show. Art works from Ken Barrett and photo works from Bob Cox, Carl Morrison, and Chris Guenzler among others can also be viewed and purchased. Visit SilverRailsGallery.com.

Visit The Walt Disney Hometown Museum!
Walt said: More things of importance happened to me in Marceline than ever happened since -- or are likely to in the future. Visit Main Street USA, the steam locomotive and caboose in Ripley Park, the Walt Disney Hometown Museum in the old Santa Fe Station Building, Walt's Barn and more! Call to arrange transportation from the Depot Inn & Suites.

Visit the Model Railroad Display, Tour Amish Country,
and Visit the Exhibition Of Amtrak History
There are two ex-Amtrak Mail Handling Cars (MHC) right next to the hotel. One houses the entire collection of the Amtrak Historical Society. See: ExhibitionOfAmtrakHistory.com. The other houses a professional model railroad display provided by Darrell Reinwald of www.TrainAndToyDisplays.com. Stop by and enjoy these exhibitions right at the hotel! Tour Amish Country, see the horse & buggies, and shop in the Amish Country Store.

Take the Heartland Tour
Dairy Operation, 50's Cafe & Ford Museum
Where does milk come from? Find the answer here where thousands of cows take their turn on the carousel milking machine -- 360 cows per hour! Visitors can view the entire milking process from the observation room at the Tour Center. Also see the lineup of antique cars -- from a 1906 Model S to the 2007 Shelby Cobra. Visit the 50's cafe or the Ozark Steakhouse.

Come Walk The Steam Engine Corn Maze!
In the autumn visit the steam engine corn maze. Also enjoy the farm and various activities including a Thomas Bounce House, a hay bale maze, hay rides, corn cob cannon and more! Plan on taking 45 to 60 minutes to find your way through the maze. Free shuttle from the Depot Inn & Suites. Visit TrainMaze.com.

And More!
Take your time to wander through the hotel and the grounds which is a mini rail museum in and of itself with all the artifacts! Visit the restored La Plata Amtrak Depot. Stop by the Silver Rails Gallery, Gift Shop and Railfan's Friend. Taste some Loco Vino rail themed wine at the Depot Inn nightly Manager's Reception and at West Winery. Book the hotel tour to Hannibal, boyhood home of Mark Twain. Visit the corporate headquarters of TrainWeb.com/TrainParty.com. There is too much too see for all to be included in this flyer.

Come to the New Years Celebration for Train Enthusiats! Visit DepotInn.com/newyears for more details. Listen to Let's Talk Trains at RailRadio.com every Saturday Noon-2pm Central Time (10am-Noon Pacific Time), also available as a Podcast from iTunes.

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Depot Inn & Suites, La Plata, Missouri

Train Watching Deck & Heated Cabin: Year Round

Silver Rails Gallery & Gift Shop: Year Round

Walt Disney Hometown Museum, Marceline: April-October

Steam Engline Corn Maze: September & October

Model RR Display & La Plata Amish Country Tour: Year Round

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