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Tweetsie Railroad

300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9787
+1 800-526-5740
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We spent the entire day and had lots of fun

I was surprised by the elaborate setup of this place. It has several areas, each with a different... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christina B
Even better than I remember and that was a LONG time ago

The last time we visited Tweetsie was when our now 35 yr old son was young and I honestly feel it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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As North Carolina’s original family theme park, Tweetsie Railroad is a unique attraction that allows children and families to explore their imaginations and a whole lot more. Be a cowboy, cowgirl or an engineer. Shop along Main Street, pan for gold, or visit the animals in the Deer Park. Tweetsie has amusement rides for all ages and live entertainment throughout the park. And, of course, hop aboard our historic train for a fun-filled three-mile Wild West journey through the scenic mountains. Located in Blowing Rock, NC.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“petting zoo” (100 reviews)
“train ride” (203 reviews)
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Opens in 18 min
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9787
+1 800-526-5740
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Reviewed yesterday

I was surprised by the elaborate setup of this place. It has several areas, each with a different Western theme. We enjoyed the Majic show and other performances, the rides, and especially the train. We also spent quite some time petting the animals in the...More

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 4 days ago

The last time we visited Tweetsie was when our now 35 yr old son was young and I honestly feel it is better than before. They have managed to maintain a clean, nicely maintained park after all these years. We visited for the Thomas Tank...More

Thank krwatts
Reviewed 6 days ago

My 11 year old son and I happened upon the Thomas the Train days at Tweetsie. I was amazed at how much we both still love Thomas. The train ride was a "hoot" and the staff was gloriously friendly and helpful. There was a great...More

Thank Tucker15152014
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited here as a kid and now with our kids. Everyone here is always so nice and friendly. You can feel safe to leave stroller while you ride the train, etc and not have to worry about anyone bothering it. The food here is excellent...More

Thank NC_Cognito
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have wanted to go to Tweetsie since it opened in 1957. I finally got the chance when our grandsons (ages 5 and 3) came for a visit. We just happened to be there during a visit by Thomas the Train. That added some interest...More

Thank Tubafire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Older children will be bored. This park is focused for small children. Priced way too high. The mouse mine and chair lift was my favorite. My child liked the car chase and trains. Bring at least $20 for toys. You can bring your own snacks...More

Thank salliesaver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A few minor updates but still pretty much the same. Same is good however as this is an old park that is always clean, friendly and great fun for the kids. Our twins have been here for about eight straight years and the 4-8 year...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW! What an amazing weekend with my Grandson's, Daughter & Son-In-Law. Thomas & Gem Mining a must. Thomas for the 3 year big hit and the Gem Mining for the 8 year very bigger. Excellent variety of rides, food was good, nice variety of shoppes....More

Thank tpcarr83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a son away at college so we were not there with any children. A day out with Thomas was there so the train experience was a little different. The Thomas the Tank Engine was delightful and had many young followers there but the...More

Thank Carolina1222
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our 6 year old grandson to Tweetsie on his post-Kindergarten trip with Grandma and Grandpa. He loved it! Took the train 3 times and made friends with the "cowboys" and "robbers". He enjoyed the rides, panning for gold and going to the shows....More

Thank Zita P
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Susan T
How busy is the park on the 4th of July? Are the wait times for rides long?
14 June 2017|
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Response from Zita P | Reviewed this property |
I;ve never been to Tweetsie on the 4th of July but if you don't like to wait it would be best to go on another day.
Zuolin C
Are there rides for a 15 month old besides the obvious ones like train, carasouel etc? Thanks. I checked online and it seems a lot of the rides she can do with an adult just based on their restrictions but I would think she would be too young / small?
2 June 2017|
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Response from Apryl C | Reviewed this property |
There is a ferries wheel, carousel, old cars( go cart like things, you can drive, they can ride), there are small boats that go slow. Small airplanes. If the child can sit up well, I would think they could do those. Sky lift... More