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Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

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Address: 241 Depot Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30531
Phone Number: 800-934-1898
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Relax and enjoy the ride... My kid sure did.

Spent a weekend in Blue Ridge. My two-year old LOVES trains, so this was the only "must do" in our relaxing vacation. It's a very nice ride bordering the river. The staff is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Marietta, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is definitely a way Over priced ride on a scenic rail car. We opted for the luxury rail car and the only thing even coming close to luxury were the seats. You received coffee in a plastic cup & a yogurt cake pre-wrapped in plastic. You could also have hot chocolate, soda, Cheetos, etc. That's it folks for the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Spent a weekend in Blue Ridge. My two-year old LOVES trains, so this was the only "must do" in our relaxing vacation. It's a very nice ride bordering the river. The staff is extremely nice and quite knowledgeable. We did the open wagon on the way out and an air-conditioned wagon on the way back. You get two hours in... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We rode in one of the open air cars on a beautiful May morning. The trip was beautiful. The train is kid friendly and you are encouraged to walk around while the train is in motion so you can see all the cars on the train. The stopover in McCaysville, Georgia and Copperhill, Tennessee was okay, but not a lot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Rode this with my parents and kids. My twin boys loved being on the train. You start in Blue Ridge and go to McCaysville along the water. It was a great laid back day. Had lunch at the Mexican restaurant and then bought cupcakes at the The Sweet Shoppe that was featured and won on Cupcake Wars. Walked around a... More 

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5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I rode the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway about 6 years ago and I remember it being a beautiful ride to a town that had lots to see and do. My husband and I decided to take the train again while visiting blue ridge on a trip on May. The train ride was just as beautiful as I remember it. However... More 

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Verbena
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

My wife and I had book a trip on may 9th for a tour of the area. it was nice to see the way things were many years ago along the tocoa river and small towns .

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Greenville, South Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We spent Mother's Day on this train ride, a nice change of pace. The workers were very nice, helpful and friendly. We had a couch car where the seats and the view were wonderful. Nice stop over in two towns and two states. Very interesting. The trip back was very loud with young children that must have been on a... More 

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LaGrange, Georgia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Finally, I had time to return to the awesome North GA Mountains this past weekend to celebrate my birthday. I couldn't have asked for a more perfect weather weekend. Though I don't think the $40 ticket price was accurate for the ride in itself, overall everything was great. The crew/staff were a pure delight, and gave new meaning to customer... More 

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31 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

It's an hour into town- a desolate little place that kind of hurts the experience, and a bit pricy but worth a day. $40 a pop for adults stung a little considering the stop off area. The ride was worth the price- son enjoyed it, wife was relaxed and we had a nice time. Just a bit of bummer on... More 

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Villa Rica, Ga
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We chose the open air car and we and our kids and grandkids had a great time. Liked everything about the trip.

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