About Us


familyThanks for stopping by, we appreciate your business!  Jim & Dixie McGurn along with their daughter Millie run Railside Lodging as well as the famous Whistlin Dixie on Main St.  They look forward to having you as their guest, please stop by our store and say hello while you’re in town.

Railside lodging is a unique vacation destination located in Folkston, GA.  Our primary attraction for our guests are the trains, and we have no shortage of them!  Located alongside the busy CSX Funnel, you can see upwards of 60 trains per day.  Most of the trains going into or out of Florida will pass by all 4 of our locations.

Don’t forget to join them for lunch on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 11am – 3pm.  Guests of railside lodging enjoy 20% off anything in the store, lunch and ice cream included!  Our store offers a little bit of something for everyone.  From southern cookware to toy trains and everything in between, we’re certain you will find that perfect gift for that special someone.

We also offer in house custom framing as well as a large selection of railroad art from various artists.  We do take custom orders and do custom work, be sure to ask while you’re in town.



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