Home » Events » Train Trip to the Historic La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Arizona


Wheels Museum

8 hours 40 minutes ago

When this happens, it's usually because the owner only shared

Wheels Museum

1 week 2 days ago


Train Trip to the Historic La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Arizona

Train Trip to the Historic La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Arizona
Friday, April 15 – Sunday, April 17, 2022
Offered by the Wheels Museum in Albuquerque

Enjoy two nights at this restored historic landmark. A world-renowned American treasure, this
special place is one of the last of the great trackside Harvey Hotels. Built in 1929, at the time it was
the finest hotel constructed by the Santa Fe Railroad. The restoration has brought the hotel back
to its former comfort and grandeur.
The trip will include:

  • Social get-together prior to the trip to meet your fellow travelers
  • Two nights lodging at La Posada
  • Private tour of the hotel to learn about the history and view historic artifacts
  • Roundtrip train transportation
  • Saturday breakfast and dinner
  • Hotel gratuities
  • Visit to the Old Trails Museum/Winslow Historical Society and the former Hubbell Trading Post.

You will also have the opportunity to take pictures at the site of the Eagles first hit single, Take It Easy.
The song has the lyric “Standin’ on a corner in Winslow Arizona, such a fine site to see, it’s a girl my
lord in a flatbed Ford, slowin’ down to take a look at me.”

Tour cost: $1000 for two people sharing a room, $650 for a single
Donation of $100 per couple and $50 per single will be tax deductible

Contact: Donna Pedace at pedaceabq@aol.com or (505) 349-8850 to book your space.

Download flyer

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


New Lego exhibit at the Wheels Museum. View The New Mexico Lego Users Group has
partnered with WHEELS to have a beautiful Lego Train layout for children of all ages to enjoy. The exhibit will vary from season to season and we invite you to come see this new Lego train exhibit.

January 8, 15, 22, 29 – Sunday morning admission free from 9 am-1 pm at the Albuquerque Museum and the City’s International Balloon Museum.

Do you have a few hours each month to help the Wheels Museum? Volunteers are needed so the Museum can be open more; run the model railroad trains, also help needed with events, marketing, fund raising. Call Leba Freed at (505) 243-6269.

Febuary 16, 11 am. Bob Bovee Long Steel Rails concert. This program for all ages presents songs and stories about the famous trains, rail workers, hobos, train wrecks and train robbers. Call or email Leba Freed for reservations at (505) 243-6269 or leba4@aol.com.

March 17, Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at WHEELS. Movie, tours, train ride and food celebration.

April 1, 1 pm. Doug Figgs and Badger. Back by popular demand. By reservations only (505) 243- 6269. Doug’s show was sold out last year, so call early! Donation: $10.00.

April 8, 11 am. “Historic Albuquerque” Ronn Perea will present old Albuquerque anecdotes including delightful stories about our beloved Alvarado Hotel and the politicians, actors and entertainers who stayed there. This is a free event but, of course, donations are always appreciated.

April 22, Wheels Museum Day trip to Rancho De Chimayo Restaurante, El Santuario de Chimayo and the Santa Fe Plaza. Call Leba or Janet at (505) 243-6269 for more information. The museum is a 501C3 non-profit community organization whose mission is to create a transportation museum at the downtown Albuquerque Steam Locomotive Repair Shops.

May 19-May 23, Train trip to the Grand Canyon. Only a few spaces left.Scheduled through Amtrak Vacations, call Leba or Janet at (505) 243-6269 for reservations and more information.