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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

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Address: Streetsboro Road, Peninsula, OH 44131
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A Very Pleasant Couple Hours

I booked a breakfast ride for myself, my mom and my two kids, 12 & 9. First of all i didn't even realize Ohio had a national park so that is really cool. The train was fun and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Leslie L

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a breakfast ride for myself, my mom and my two kids, 12 & 9. First of all i didn't even realize Ohio had a national park so that is really cool. The train was fun and different. We did book the breakfast but I would definitely skip the food. It was not that good and did not add... More 

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Lima, Ohio
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The CVSR train is a great experience and a fun way to see the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It would be a lovely ride in the fall, with the leaves changing, or through the winter snow. We rode on a misty warm day and most of the snow was melted, but we still thoroughly enjoyed the ride! It was fun... More 

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217 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Great experience overall. Scenic tour that goes through beautiful valley. National park is beautiful, rail road service was great too. Recommended.

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Thank Rishi M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We did the Scenic Railroad's 21 & Up Christmas train this past weekend and had a great time. They have Christmas beers, mulled wine and Santa on board while they played Christmas carols. The staff was wonderful and very, very nice. My only suggestion would be to better mark where you need to go upon arrival to the station- we... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

My extended family of 5 children (10, 8, 6, 5, & 2) and 7 adults ventured up to the Cuyahoga Valley from Columbus to experience the Polar Express for the first time this past weekend. We were told to be at the train station an hour early, at 6:00pm at which point we stood in a short line, boarded the... More 

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Parma, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Fun filled evening with Elves, hot chocolate, cookie, story telling, and sights. Of course big event was Santa himself! Santa took his time with each child land presented each with a bell. It was well organized and executed. Staff was friendly and helpful. Event followed the Polar Express book/story. Highly recommend this.

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Lapeer, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We took this train ride with our children and their children. It was nice and the grandkids had fun. The gold tickets were a big hit! The popcorn, hot chocolate and cookies were tasty but gave the kids a sugar rush. The North Pole was very nice. Santa visits with each family not each child and seemed a bit tired... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

First, the Train ride and the volunteers did not disappoint, even on a rainy day. It is a nice way to get a view of the park. The seats in the upper dome are worth it. But it would be so much nicer if they cleaned the windows up there so you can see the scenery better without looking through... More 

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Ohio
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80 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Went with a friend from out of town as a fun and easy way to show them the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The scenic railroad is a great way to explore the CVNP, especially on a cold or rainy day. Great for kids in the wintertime as it becomes the Polar Express where kids can meet Santa.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I was so excited to take my grandchildren on this. I tried for years to get tickets and never had success. There was 9 of us. My two grandchildren are 5 & 7, and then my 8 week old grandson traveled very well! They were so excited, and participated in the little activities. That I'm happy about! What I'm not... More 

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