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Tweetsie Railroad

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Awesome Holiday Train Ride!

First trip ever on the Tweetsie Railroad. Great for couples, kids and families. Highly recommend... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Angelo G
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Christmas Train

Again, the folks at Tweetsie have organized the best holiday event for families of all ages. Our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hernando, Mississippi
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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...more
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300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9787
+1 800-526-5740
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First trip ever on the Tweetsie Railroad. Great for couples, kids and families. Highly recommend the holiday visit.

Thank Angelo G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Again, the folks at Tweetsie have organized the best holiday event for families of all ages. Our grandson, his parents and us as grandparents, could not have been any more impressed with all the decorations, arrangements and unique experience. Well done to one of the...More

Thank jflan53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a great day at tweetsie with our family!Our children had never been and we were recently visiting Boone with some of our family from out of town.Although it was raining, it was still the same as I remember traditionally from my visits...More

Thank Miss A
Reviewed November 1, 2018

My two year old loves this place. I dont think a whole lot has changed in the 30 plus years since I was a child. We all enjoyed our day here.

Thank ineedasol
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We happened to come on a day Thomas the Train was on site and it was quite busy but we still had a blast. Tweetsie was much larger than expected and had lots to do for the young and old. Our 8 year old son...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

We started later than expected, it was raining intermittently and chilly. By the time we arrived, it was still cold but there were plenty of guests without being overcrowded. AAA discount at the ticket window gives a $3 discount off the $45 admission. Active military...More

Thank Anita R
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

This is a good place to take your child for their first scare. I might advise if you have kids that don't scare easily they might get bored. It was cute and contained with county Fair rides being open and the haunted house was okay....More

Thank Mom2lane
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

We came on a Friday with our 4 year old granddaughter . NO LINES! She loved it all. There is a train for little ones at 11am, but we took the earlier train with the robbers shooting cap guns. She jumped on the first shot,...More

Thank W2292ZNlauram
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I took my grandson to Tweetsie for his 6th birthday. We had so much fun!! His favorite ride was the ski lift and the Big train which we rode 2 times and he absolutely loved it!! He still talks about how much fun we had!...More

Thank Shelly P
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We had a wonderful time at Tweetsie. The staff was very friendly and the shows were great. This is not a very large place but we still managed to spend most of a day here riding the rides and seeing a couple of shows. We...More

Thank Francus
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September 2, 2018|
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Response from Sandra A | Reviewed this property |
Flint wood CampGround is about 4.5 miles from the rail road, and also Boone KOA great place to camp.
Joe W
August 25, 2018|
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Response from Meghan M | Property representative |
Yes, you can purchase a "last train of the day" ticket. Contact the ticket office for more details.
August 15, 2018|
Response from terlynn | Reviewed this property |
$45.00 adult admision