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Anyone experience motion sickness?

2 months ago Answer

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Ohio
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I did not, it's a little noisy and slightly bumpy but very relaxing in the open gondola

1 month ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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Very relaxing, the train does not go very fast.

2 months ago
Franklin, Virginia
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i would not think so. it is not very fast. take some ginger and take along papaya.

2 months ago
Princeton, Illinois, United States
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My husband usually has motion sickness. He forgot to take a pill but he didn’t need it. He even rode backwards which usually bothers him. I have to admit that a lady in our car was sick. She said she took her pill to late. The trip is worth the chance. Just take dramamin early

2 months ago
Four Oaks, North Carolina
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No, the train only gets up to 20 mph. And most the time, even less. I have had that issue in the past, and I recommend sitting in a seat that faces forward. But no, we had no motion sickness issues.

2 months ago
Carlyle, Illinois
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I have severe motion sickness but I already had my scopalimine patch on but this was not bad- I would recommend a forward facing seat both ways if possible

2 months ago
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No, we did not feel any motion sickness. It’s a very relaxing ride.

2 months ago
Sweetwater, Tennessee
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I have had severe motion sickness ever since I was a baby. When I'm in the mountains, I have to drive the car. Whenever I fly, I have to wear the patch or I'm violently sick. On a cruise ship, I have to wear the patch continuously. However, I never experienced the least amount of motion sickness on the train ride! I didn't see anyone else having motion sickness either.

2 months ago
Crossville, Tennessee
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No. Max speed is 20 mph.

2 months ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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No. The train goes really slow... There is some bumpy rocky feeling but nothing like being on a cruise/ship. Certainly not worse than a neighborhood hay ride. Picture a train on rails going 25 mph. Hope this helps!

2 months ago
Cary, North Carolina
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No, unless your are really sensitive.

2 months ago
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I doubt it - you could probably out run this train! It runs at a very relaxing pace.

2 months ago
Baltimore, Maryland
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No, the trip is slow and relaxing

2 months ago
Montgomery, Alabama
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It’s a coasting kind of ride. Not fast at all.

2 months ago
Jacksonville, Florida
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Lmy friend did fine with Dramamine or you could use a natural, pure solution with ginger or peppermint oil (doTERRA)

2 months ago
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