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Tweetsie Railroad

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300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9787
+1 800-526-5740
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Fun for the entire family including grandparents!

Great fun, be sure to wear glasses to avoid getting cinders in your eyes. The cars are open sided... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rebecca W
Montgomery, United States
Charming and quaint

This place has been a local tradition since the 1950's and while it's no match for Orlando, it's a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rick F
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
via mobile
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Currently closed during the daytime hours. Will be open every Friday and Saturday evening beginning November 24 through December 30, 2017, for Tweetsie Christmas. Then we will re-open for daytime operation April 6, 2018. 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” (111 reviews)
“train ride” (218 reviews)
“ghost train” (69 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9787
+1 800-526-5740
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fun, be sure to wear glasses to avoid getting cinders in your eyes. The cars are open sided and not advised to go on rainy days. The only available food are hot dogs, chips, and soda drinks.

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has been a local tradition since the 1950's and while it's no match for Orlando, it's a great day out with young kids. It offers a real steam engine drawn train, carnival rides, entertainment and food all set amongst the beautiful Appalachian Mountains....More

Thank Rick F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So this past Saturday was a total deluge of rain in Boone. We had tickets and were dressed for the weather, so we decided to not back out. Not the parks fault for the weather. It did put a damper on the main street performers...More

1  Thank Vols_Rock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Tweetsie Railroad as a couple and had fun. We enjoyed the train ride ( I had hoped for more of a view), but it was still fun. This is a fabulous place for anyone with children or grandchildren.

Thank skwh310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had two younger kids that thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Also three grown kids who had a great family time experience. I would suggest of possible you arrange your visit to come at 3:00 pm on your first day then you can come back in free...More

Thank cmama_tbw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ghost Train was FANTASTIC! Our family had so much fun at the park. It was great fun for my 18 year old daughter to my 78 year old father. The haunted carnival was spooky and lots of rides for all ages. The bone yard had...More

Thank tteach1963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time visiting Tweetsie for the Ghost Train event. We enjoyed it immensely and our 9 year old daughter especially loved it. It was just right for her. She would not go near the haunted house but enjoyed the other attractions. The...More

Thank merangel99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is geared for the younger children but I admit, as an adult I still cherished the opportunity to ride on a genuine steam engine train. Our family had a great time! Eat before or after you go. Plan on about 6 hrs there...

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time at Tweetsie and look forward to another visit next year! We went to a Day out with Thomas and enjoyed everything about the Tweetsie experience. Cute little "town" with food, rides, games and of course TRAINS! Tweetsie has got it...More

Thank awanderingyogini
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great summer vacation destination. You can ride a real steam powered train; complete with --well I don't want to spoil the fun. Nice saloon type restaurant to eat, see a show and relax.

Thank Webb L
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2 October 2017|
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Response from Volunteer82 | Reviewed this property |
The only comment I have about the use of wheelchairs at the Tweetsie Railroad is that most of the attractions are mostly located on the side of a fairly steep hill. The reason I say this is because I saw people having... More
1 October 2017|
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Response from bb1750 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with all the previous answers. I saw other people using a wheelchair when we were there, but they had help accompanying them so I would suggest the same for you.
27 September 2017|
Response from L D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Parking is free.