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Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

241 Depot Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30531
800-934-1898
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Ranked #7 of 8 Attractions in Blue Ridge
Type: Scenic Railroads
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Atlanta, Georgia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We visited here for the day right after Christmas and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Took the train ride in the reserved box car area. It was too cold to ride in the open air. The scenery was spectacular and this was a great adventure for a reasonable price. It was cold and dreary but we still enjoyed our stay

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Axminster, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

26 mile round trip, 1 hr outward journey with 2 hours to wander around small town / eat lunch and 1 hour back. Mostly the track is in woodland so don't expect long range views of the mountains. With the breeze from the moving train it's very pleasant in the open carriages. The closed aircon carriages are not as good... More

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Ocala, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Great experience. A lot of history.. It was nice just spending the day relaxing and enjoying the scenery.

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Townsend, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Loved the scenery! Loved the stop where one half of the highway is in GA and the other half is in Tennessee!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Took a ride last October during peak leaf season! Very nice ride - clean, comfortable & nostalgic cars. 2 quaint little towns to visit during your stop-over. Price was not bad.

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Dawsonville, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We have lived in the area for years but just recently took the train to McCaysville. What a fun experience for all of us (ages 5 to 60!). We sat in the open air car that was on the south end going to McCaysville. The right hand side has best views, but they do ask you to switch sides on... More

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Bradenton Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We enjoyed the train ride to McCaysville. The conductor and his staff are all very friendly, entertaining, and informative. It was raining the day we rode, so we were thankful for the closed car. On the way back, theyll allow you to sit anywhere if the train isnt full. Nic, relaxing way to spend a half day.

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Blairsville, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

View the fall colors on your relaxing trip. The train goes at a slow pace, allowing you to view the sights and take photos along the way. If you are looking for a fast paced, exciting trip, do something else. I really enjoyed the slow pace while viewing the leaf colors and talking to my husband. It was peaceful and... More

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Miami Shores, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Fun trip, Enjoyable Natural Vista. Being from Florida, Enjoyed the cool breeze in open Car. lunch in Ga, Shopped in Tenn.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Nice trip to just sit back and relax. The scenery is pretty monotonous. Fortunately the coach wasn't very fill so we could sit on the scenic side of the train both ways. I think it would be a less enjoyable trip if it was full and you had to sit on the side of the train away from the river.It... More

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