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Cape Cod Central Railroad

252 Main St, Hyannis, MA
+1 508-771-3800
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Ok so we paid nearly $300 for a train ride in the dark with nothing to look at, then you come up on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rockland, Massachusetts
Don't waste your money!

DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY! They only get one star because the folks who played the elves and Santa... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Portland, Oregon
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See the Cape by rail! The Cape Cod Central Railroad takes guests past marshes, cranberry bogs, dunes and other places only accessible by rail, but which ride to choose? Perhaps daytime narrated tales of the history of the canal and how cranberries are harvested? Or a relaxing weekday lunch or Sunday brunch is more your style? Maybe a sunset dinner train is just the ticket? We say why choose? Come explore all the Cape Cod Central Railroad has to offer. We run rain or shine. All aboard! Our award winning Elegant Dinner Train was featured among the top three dinner trains nationwide by TV Food Network's Dining on the Train. Join us for a gourmet meal as we journey through scenic Cape Cod and find out why.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good21%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible22%
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252 Main St, Hyannis, MA
+1 508-771-3800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok so we paid nearly $300 for a train ride in the dark with nothing to look at, then you come up on a fake town made from lights and cardboard cut-outs that look almost like buildings with Santa standing there waving lol then you...More

3  Thank joonya24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago


1  Thank Logie231
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

It was ok but bathrooms were disgustingly mold growing on wall paper trash bins over flowing with trash

1  Thank Gary N
Reviewed 24 October 2017

1  Thank Gary N
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We had a great train ride and got see allot of Mass that normally wouldn't be seen if not on the train. Host was very informative of the area and the crew were very friendly and helpful. Well worth the time.

Thank Arbuckle M
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I took the Cape Cod Coastal Excursion on a beautiful autumn day. We enjoyed the relaxing ride and Madonna's commentary was excellent. Our conductor was also very personable. I used a Groupon so the price was very reasonable and these deals on...More

1  Thank Anne S
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Rainy day (not their problem) but the trip was ok. We purchased a gift card for my parents. They booked their trip and went on a rainy night a couple of nights ago (their car was mostly empty). They had money left on their gift...More

Thank NCtraveler2929
Reviewed 22 September 2017

If you want a nap this is the way to go. We were really disappointed in this rail trip.It is pretty boring. First of all it does not do a loop on the coast like I expected it to. The train goes toward Sandwich on...More

Thank marylou72
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We were quite excited for this family excursion, but to be honest I was disappointed. Sat in the best and most expensive seats, views were great but really there was nothing to see. Commentary was entertaining, but considering the train stops halfway and simply returns...More

1  Thank BetsyCSF
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This was a relaxing, enjoyable break during a busy week away. Sit back and enjoy the scenic, narrated views.

Thank lorna103
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Cynthia K
19 November 2017|
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Response from Lisab357AD | Reviewed this property |
Only a cookie and cocoa. The seats have a great view.
24 August 2017|
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Response from ThirdStarToTheRight | Reviewed this property |
This is from their brochure and includes the exclusion train. Snacks and beverages are available for purchase on the train and boxed lunches can be purchased in advance online. Guests are not permitted to bring outside food... More
24 July 2016|
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Response from Devorah K | Reviewed this property |
This review is for the train ride from Hyannis. If you are interested in Whale Watching it IS fun but if you take a sunset sail make sure to bring warm sweaters because when the sun goes down it is COLD. The Whale Watching... More