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Ms. Chessie


Welcome to the ultimate lodging experience! Step into a world of timeless charm and modern comforts with our extraordinary Chessie System caboose. Prepare to be captivated by the perfect fusion of nostalgia and luxury that awaits you.

Picture this: you, unwinding in style just a stone’s throw away from the bustling double-track mainline. Feel the excitement as trains pass by, all from the exclusive sanctuary of your own private covered porch. This haven of relaxation beckons you with its spacious layout, complete with a large table, complimentary Wi-Fi, refreshing fans, and even a convenient charcoal grill for your outdoor culinary adventures.

Inside the caboose, a world of convenience unfolds. Immerse yourself in the delightful ambiance of the bar area, equipped with comfortable stools that invite you to unwind and savor your favorite drinks. Need to grab a snack? A mini fridge stands at the ready, accompanied by a handy microwave for your culinary needs. And of course, no morning is complete without a rejuvenating cup of coffee, effortlessly brewed by our state-of-the-art K-Cup coffee maker.

As for your comfort, we’ve spared no expense. A full-size bathroom ensures your privacy and convenience, while the Ms. Chessie caboose boasts ample space to accommodate up to 5 guests, making it perfect for a memorable family getaway or a fun-filled trip with friends.

Located at 25 Railroad Street, Folkston, GA 31537, our caboose promises an unforgettable stay that seamlessly blends historic charm with contemporary amenities. Book now and embark on a journey unlike any other, where every moment is filled with enchantment and unparalleled luxury. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary experience – reserve your stay today and let us transport you to a world of wonder and relaxation!

Peake’s Cabin


Attention all railfans seeking an extraordinary, budget-friendly escape! We’re thrilled to introduce our newly renovated cabin, designed with your passion for trackside action in mind. Get ready to immerse yourself in a train lover’s paradise without breaking the bank.

We’ve taken your feedback to heart and crafted a haven that exceeds expectations. Ideal for couples or a dynamic duo of rail enthusiasts, this cabin offers the perfect retreat for a few days of unrivaled train watching in the scenic south. Step inside and discover a world of comfort and convenience tailored specifically to your needs.

Unwind in your cozy sanctuary, complete with two comfortable single beds, ensuring a restful night’s sleep after hours of mesmerizing train sightings. With a full bathroom at your disposal, freshness and privacy are just a step away. Enjoy endless entertainment with satellite TV and stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi, allowing you to share your thrilling experiences with fellow railfans across the globe.

Start your day off right with a steaming cup of coffee brewed effortlessly using our state-of-the-art K-Cup coffee maker. And when hunger strikes, fear not! A mini fridge and microwave are on hand to cater to your culinary desires. Embrace the joy of outdoor cooking with our convenient charcoal grill, perfect for sizzling up delectable meals as you indulge in the breathtaking train-watching experience.

But the true gem of our cabin lies outside, on the inviting front porch. Here, a ceiling fan gently stirs the air, providing the ideal vantage point for the ultimate train-watching extravaganza. Allow yourself to be captivated by the rhythmic dance of trains passing by, as you revel in the thrill and beauty of this unique spectacle.

Our cabin awaits you at a location that promises the finest train watching in town. Reserve your spot today and unlock an unforgettable getaway that combines affordability with unmatched railside enjoyment. Don’t miss out on this exceptional opportunity – book now and prepare for a railfan adventure that will leave you with cherished memories to last a lifetime!

Folkston Funnel Crew Quarters


Introducing The Crew Quarters, an exclusive new cabin perched at the pinnacle of the Folkston Funnel, right at the heart of the Turnout. Prepare for an unforgettable experience where comfort and train-watching excitement collide.

Inside, discover a thoughtfully designed space featuring two cozy bunk beds, equipped with three single beds and one queen-size bed. Accommodating groups of friends or families with ease, this cabin ensures a restful night’s sleep before your thrilling train-viewing adventures begin. Stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi and indulge in your favorite shows with cable TV, providing entertainment at your fingertips.

We understand the importance of convenience, which is why we’ve equipped The Crew Quarters with all the amenities you desire. A spacious refrigerator stands ready to store your favorite snacks and beverages, while a microwave allows for quick and easy meal preparation. Brew your preferred coffee blend using the provided K-Cup coffee pot, ensuring your mornings are filled with aromatic bliss. Please note that we do not supply coffee, allowing you the freedom to bring and enjoy your personal favorites.

Step outside onto the inviting front porch, where comfortable chairs and a table await your arrival. Witness the train-watching spectacle unfold before your eyes, aided by the gentle breeze from the ceiling fan above. And for those who crave a round-the-clock experience, a floodlight illuminates the area, ensuring uninterrupted train viewing pleasure day and night.

If you have friends accompanying you on this extraordinary journey, our three RV spots conveniently located next door offer the perfect accommodation solution, allowing them to stay in close proximity to you and share in the excitement of train spotting.

Located at 84 Shady Lane, our prime location grants you unparalleled access to the mesmerizing Folkston Funnel. Embark on an unforgettable escape that seamlessly combines relaxation, camaraderie, and the captivating allure of train watching. Secure your spot now and prepare to make lasting memories at The Crew Quarters. Book today and let the train-watching adventure begin!

Lina’s Lodge

Welcome to our charming Vintage Cottage, where timeless elegance meets modern comfort. This exquisite retreat boasts three bedrooms, two baths, a spacious living room, and a den, each adorned with its own flat-screen TV to ensure entertainment for everyone. With a full kitchen and dining room at your disposal, culinary delights and shared meals are just moments away.

Situated in the heart of Folkston, Lina’s Lodge offers a backyard that directly faces the CSX Mainline Railroad, providing an unparalleled view of passing trains. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing sights and sounds of train travel as you relax on our newly added deck or gather around the inviting fire pit, perfect for cozy evenings under the starry sky.

Stay connected with high-speed fiber optic internet and indulge in your favorite shows with cable TV, ensuring that you don’t miss out on any of your preferred entertainment options. For added convenience, a full laundry room is available, allowing you to refresh your wardrobe during your stay.

Unwind in our comfortable bedrooms, where two feature queen-size beds and one boasts two twin-size beds, accommodating up to six guests with ease. Sink into the plush bedding and experience a restful night’s sleep, ready to take on the adventures that await you in Folkston.

Please note that we have a minimum stay requirement of two nights, ensuring you have ample time to fully enjoy all that our Vintage Cottage has to offer. If you’re planning a longer getaway, we offer special rates for stays of seven days or more. Simply reach out to us, and we’ll be delighted to provide you with further information.

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the magic of Lina’s Lodge. Book your stay today and prepare for a retreat that seamlessly combines classic charm with modern amenities. We can’t wait to welcome you to our little slice of Southern paradise!

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