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Hobo Railroad

64 Railroad St, Lincoln, NH 03251
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GOLDEN WEDDING TRIP

We were on our 50th Wedding Anniversary trip from the UK and as a train enthusiast, this was a... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
neilmac1947
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Llanbedr, United Kingdom
Journey to the North Pole - cute, but not all I expected

We bought four first-class tickets for the Journey to the North Pole for this past Friday night... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
misspeach84
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Wilmington, Massachusetts
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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64 Railroad St, Lincoln, NH 03251
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

We were on our 50th Wedding Anniversary trip from the UK and as a train enthusiast, this was a MUST. We booked on the first "Foliage Special" of the year. Unfortunately, New England was in a heatwave and the foliage hadn't turned but there was...More

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Reviewed December 4, 2017

We bought four first-class tickets for the Journey to the North Pole for this past Friday night (12/1). When you arrive, its quite crowded inside, and you're directed outside to wait in line. The ticket-time was 6:30 so we arrived at 6:00 as I'd heard...More

2  Thank misspeach84
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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

A pleasant way to spend a hour or so especially if a little damp You can sit back, relax and enjoy looking at the trees. You can opt to have lunch included but you aren’t on the train that long Make sure you use the...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

Drove 4 hours round trip for this waste. A few miles down past a couple of roads, a few dried up river beds with nothing to see but tree stumps, bushes, construction sites, dirt, motels and rocks. One way "up and down" with same crappy...More

4  Thank jack M
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

I expected more from this train ride. We did the ride that included the turkey dinner and let me first say that the meal is incredible. Beverages included are coffee, lemonade or water, so if you want something else, bring it with you. The meal...More

1  Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Just merchandising without any stop. No landscapes, two times the same way. To see foliage just ride some miles of the macankagus highway witouth fees

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Special day to ride the train, enjoy the awesome foliage, and play with the cornstalk critters. Ride the train and you don't have to fight the foliage traffic. We've been at the Hobo for the Polar Express and ice castles. This was a new look...More

1  Thank Mary O
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Enjoyed taking my kiddos on this trip. I remember the meals from when I went on this as a kid and loved getting the stick and napkin and unwrapping my lunch. Now, they just serve the lunch and the kids get the sack on the...More

1  Thank pancan1
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

All aboard! A nice ride through the woods, over the river, along the river and then back. We ate lunch on the ride, a simple sandwich, beverage, chips and cookie as we listened to some of the local history. If you have trouble riding backwards...More

Thank Lee P
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to go for those of all ages. You can opt to buy a lunch if you want or just spend some quality time with the family enjoying the scenery. The staff is wonderful and add to the experience while riding...More

Thank Melanie G
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Jason K
November 30, 2017|
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Response from Mary O | Reviewed this property |
Go to Conway. The Hobo is great for little kids but for you the Conway would be best. It 's worth the extra time and Conway has outlets, a movie theatre, Jackson has a Curio shop worth seeing. In the winter you can travel to... More
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