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Austin Steam Train

401 E Whitestone Blvd, Suite C-100, Cedar Park, TX 78613-9051
+1 512-477-8468
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waste of time

I was hoping for scenic tour and was my first train ride. People let their kids run up and down... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharon R
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Weatherford, Texas
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This is nothing but a train ride on a diesel train. All the stuff touted on there web page is a... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Jscott2800
,
Broadview Heights, Ohio
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“hill country” (21 reviews)
“first class” (9 reviews)
“steam engine” (7 reviews)
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401 E Whitestone Blvd, Suite C-100, Cedar Park, TX 78613-9051
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was hoping for scenic tour and was my first train ride. People let their kids run up and down aisles - the scenery on ride was mostly trash and debris, Train stopped at bluebonnet festival (very briefly-just enough time for lunch) then headed back...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is nothing but a train ride on a diesel train. All the stuff touted on there web page is a lie. Nothing to see 75% of the time because of the overgrown trees and shrubbery. TOTAL WASTE OF 3 hours. Thank God it was...More

1  Thank Jscott2800
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I took my grandchildren (8,12 & 15)on train to Bertram. None of them enjoyed it and I must say I was a bit disappointed as well. I had gone on the Burnet run some years back with the gunfight. It was lots of fun and...More

Thank mamamagoo40
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We had been researching the various options with the steam train for some time...I really wanted to do the Wine Train...but instead we ended up taking a day excursion with our 22 month old. The station itself was located behind businesses so it wasn't apparent...More

1  Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Meticulously restored cars and a small town historic depot make this a time traveler's dream! We rode the Bertram Flyer from Austin suburbs to a small town depot. Relaxing and leisurely- a perfect Sunday trip!

Thank Krystal H
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We went on a day trip to Burnet with the Austin Steamtrain, which by the way, is not actually a steamtrain. We paid a little extra to get our own compartment in the first class car. Well worth the extra money. The train ride's about...More

1  Thank Malin D
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Nice ride. Wonderful snacks. If you get a chance to be a flossie in the gun show, do not pass up that opportunity. Donate to this good cause.

1  Thank expertewing
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Train itself was clean provided refreshments during the trip. Problem was that a lot of the journey had tall bushes and trees right next to the train, therefore, really limiting the view of the countryside. Once in Burnet, there were a couple small shops open...More

1  Thank strobeone
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Did the beer tasting train. It was nice as it was evening but still had some daylight and some night time. The three beers were pAired with food and all were good. A fun thing to do

Thank caitlyn m
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Took mothers day train ride from cedar park to downtown satillo market. Trip was very slow but could be tolerated. Finally got the the market we were under impression would have an hour or more there. As we got off train we were informed that...More

2  Thank jkubos777
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KayDarlene
18 July 2017|
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Response from expertewing | Reviewed this property |
No. It sits on the tracks behind the Best Western.
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jjcrmtz12
14 April 2017|
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Response from Smith7756 | Reviewed this property |
I don't really know. We went to the restaurant before we went on the ride. There is a dinner you can go to on the ride. Sorry I couldn't help you.
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Martin A
22 March 2017|
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Response from HouMSW | Reviewed this property |
Not only is the answer "no" to both questions, you'll be mobbed at the standard lunch places. They're pretty good about keeping things moving, but you're still crowded and rushed. Either bring a lunch if the weather is nice... More
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