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Cape Cod Central Railroad

252 Main Street, Hyannis, MA
508-771-3800
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Ranked #14 of 19 Activities in Hyannis
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Type: Scenic Railroads
Activities: Group tours/train
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Sandown, New Hampshire
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Are you vacationing on Cape cod? Then get out your tourist clothes and take a fun ride on the train.Going from Hyannis to the cape cod canal and back again , it was a fun and casual trip of about 2 hours. We had a very informative narrative telling about the history of the land and buildings. If you are... More

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new york
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

we had a very good narrator and learned some interesting points about the cape Trip lasted over an hour and price was good Also the train depot gift shop was a plus

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East Yaphank
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We took the Shoreline Excursion (without a meal) - a two hour ride from Hyannis to the canal and back. To begin with we expected to be in an antique train car as stated in the brochure and the Groupon we used but instead were seated in the lower level of a double-decker commuter train car - going backwards! Except... More

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Pueblo, Colorado
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121 reviews 121 reviews
17 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We had a great fall day for our train ride and we had the opportunity to see some of the cranberry bogs beginning to be flooded. However there are a lot of heavily wooded areas and it minimizes the view. The narrator did a good job providing information regarding the various buildings, history and local events. Certainly worth the time... More

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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155 reviews 155 reviews
24 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We were told this was a scenic ride but it was far from it. Mostly saw trees, homes, and more trees. We were also told that it would go up near the beach, so I envisioned amazing vistas...Nope, just more trees, more marsh grasses. The train reminds me of a Metro train, with seating that's hard and uncomfortable. It was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

There are no real good views, no spots for pictures or times for it. Seats are not comfortable and you will see mostly people's backyards

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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150 reviews 150 reviews
27 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Maybe good for children, but boring for adults. Just a train ride with uncomfortable seating. Would definitely not recommend.

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Ashland, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The tour guide was a hilarious retired first grade teacher, and she is probably the saving grace of this attraction. The train was pretty neat, but you couldn't see a whole lot other than trees and residences out of the windows. The guide's recommendation to take a drive along route 6a was definitely worth listening to.

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doswell, virginia,
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

We are reviewing because jenny at the front desk could not have been more helpful or friendly. She really made the experience. The shoreline excursion was fun because it was exactly what I was hoping for- a train ride with a few sights and some interesting narration. Not exactly what I had in mind but I had a fun time... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had family visiting from CA and decided this may be a nice experience for everyone. We didn't do the dining cars (very glad we didn't), we purchased the cheapest tickets they had ($20) but were lucky enough for find a Groupon for 4 tickets for $49. We even brought my 84 year old grandmother along and she doesn't typically... More

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