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Arkansas & Missouri Railroad

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Address: 306 East Emma, Springdale, AR 72764
Phone Number: 1.800.687.8600
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Activities: Group tours/train, Viewing wildlife

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Entertaining without being physical

It's been awhile since I went on this, but it was neat. I enjoyed the ride and the lunch that was served to our large group. Very relaxing, but at some point I felt a little TOO... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
Trish S
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Plainville, Kansas
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Plainville, Kansas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It's been awhile since I went on this, but it was neat. I enjoyed the ride and the lunch that was served to our large group. Very relaxing, but at some point I felt a little TOO relaxed and a little bored. Maybe it's because I'm used to more activity. However, the ride was nice and the scenery beautiful. The... More 

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Greenbrier, Arkansas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We went September 2014, leaving from Springdale to Winslow, we road in a standard car towards the back that we bought the ticket from Groupon. It was ok, there wasn't much foliage yet and you can't see the trusses from inside the car, which I had hoped you could.. some of the sites was just traveling through some country folks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We road the train excursion from Van Buren, Arkansas to Winslow, Arkansas. We sat in first class and our seating was very private with other couples. The scenery along the railway was fantastic. Would recommend it to anyone who loves the mountains of Arkansas. The sandwich could have been better but all and all a great trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I made a horrible mistake and showed up with my 4 year old at the station in Springdale instead of Fort Smith. We couldn't stay for the next ride and instead of saying too bad, they not only promised to let me book a later date this summer but they let us ride for an hour that day. It meant... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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190 reviews 190 reviews
55 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is a fantastic step back in time to the golden age of passenger railroad. No matter where you sit you will have great views. We enjoyed the dome car. Rolling through towns and over high trestles in the Boston Mountains offers a priceless look at this part of Arkansas you don't get from the road. If you go to... More 

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Joplin, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We traveled first class on the train in November and rode to Van Buren. We loved the views, bridges, abd tressels. Large spacious seating and so comfortable! We would probably pick the car that has the clear top for viewing next time! Amazing trip! Highly recommend!

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Madison, Alabama
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234 attraction reviews
323 helpful votes 323 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I love trains so my opinion is heavily weighed in favor of the railroad. I bought my family (2 adults & 3 kids) tickets at $12 & $7 per person on the Holiday Express from Springdale to Johnson, approximately 8 miles round trip and one hour in length. The station and the trains are beautiful, I was enchanted. The staff's... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

We drove down from Northern Illinois with 2 grandsons in order to take the kids pajama Christmas train. Their website is lacking on information but I purchased club car tickets & hoped for the best. We stopped by in the afternoon to pick our tickets up & discovered a parking lot with kids activities so we stayed to have some... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a fantastic train trip over the scenic Ozark Mountains, complete with a tunnel and tall trestles. The staff was so friendly and accommodating, and we had a great time. Thanks A&M for a great trip!

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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170 reviews 170 reviews
16 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

My daughter won tickets for this train ride and we went the day after Thanksgiving. There weren't many of us on the train so we all rode in the "first-class car." The train car itself was lovely, decorated for Christmas. It was clean and very comfortable, outfitted with both tables and comfy chairs. The crew working that day was delightful;... More 

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