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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

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“national park”(59 reviews)
The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad offers excursions year round. The train offers an excellent view of the natural scenery and wildlife of the national park and an opportunity to learn about the history of the railroad in valley. The train runs...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Streetsboro Road, Peninsula, OH 44131
+1 800-468-4070
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All reviews train ride rockside station national park polar express north pole hour round trip dining car dome car nice ride steam engine the entire trip hale farm love trains eagles nest enjoyable ride starting point towpath trail
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome night for everyone. The "Chef" delivered a wonderful night of singing, drinking chocolate and eating cookies... Must due...Put it on your bucketlist. The kids will LOVE it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sherrisnyder1965
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our twin 5 year olds yesterday on the Polar Express. We all have a great time, everyone working the Express did a wonderful job. The kids loved everything about it and are already wanting to go back.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank des43055
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the polar express train ride with our children (ages 1-14) & had a great time!! I was worried about the kids getting bored over a 2 hour trip but they had fun activities planned & no one complained of being bored one time!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank scharfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the Polar Express train ride last night. This was our second trip. Last year, it was a magical experience. The elves in the cars kept kids entertained, the decorations were beautiful, the suspense of “are we there yet?”, everything was exactly the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Karyn K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time! The crew was attentive and answered all questions. They were funny and kept everyone engaged. We stopped at the Peninsula Station and had breakfast at Fisher’s Cafe, we shopped at Trail Mix gift shop. There was a gallery there (unfortunately it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Did the Polar Express on the CVSR with our son, daughter in law and their twins, a boy and girl 3 year olds. The twins were wide eyed and smiled and laughed the whole trip. elf Judy was in charge of our rail car and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed November 5, 2018

This was part of a seniors' bus tour of the Akron area. About an hour long train ride through the valley. We had a 'conductor' split his time between our car and another car giving us his 'spiel'. We were alerted to watch for the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TAGypsyNew
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We got on in Peninsula the first trip of the morning headed south with general seating tickets that we ordered online last week and picked up at will-call. We went to Akron and back to get our two boys (2 and 4) a train ride...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank captainshark32
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We took the 3 hour train ride from Rockside Station to Akron. We did not get off except to stretch our legs in Akron & boarded again for the round trip. We enjoyed it very much. Might not be that scenic but it was great...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lovelyliki
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We boarded the train in Akron OH, and we went to the Hale Farm Museum. It was great! There just wasn't enough time to see everything at the farm. The food at the 1810 Cafe was excellent we had the chicken salad on a croissant....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Charles S
October 10, 2018|
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Response from Grover4Dinner | Reviewed this property |
No matter, you can usually move around and switch sides.
Nadine H
October 2, 2018|
Response from kentgrad | Reviewed this property |
We always take the Rockside train
September 24, 2018|
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Response from 744natraja | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we didn't ride the party car.