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Cape Cod Central Railroad

252 Main Street, Hyannis, MA
508-771-3800
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$22*
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Ranked #20 of 25 Activities in Hyannis
Type: Scenic Railroads, Adventure
Activities: Group tours/train
Owner description: Our award winning Elegant Dinner Train was featured among the top...
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Type: Scenic Railroads, Adventure
Activities: Group tours/train
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Our award winning Elegant Dinner Train was featured among the top three dinner trains nationwide by TV Food Network's Dining on the Train. Join us for a gourmet meal as we journey through scenic Cape Cod and find out why.
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Boston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We are a family of four with two boys, ages 13 and 9. The teenager figured out the Santa thing a couple of years ago, but kept it to himself. I complimented him on this recently, and he smiled and said, "Yeah, I just kind of pretended." He is a wonderful brother to the younger one, who is still a... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We had gotten a coupon ticket for a train ride for my wife and I just prior to leaving on the trip from Florida. Unfortunately, I did not have a lot of flexibility in rescheduling some things. I hadn't called ahead to check their schedule for a specific day. Since it was late June, I assumed that the train would... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I also wish I'd read the reviews before booking the Shoreline Excursion train. Yes the title makes you think you will see some of Cape Cods famous shoreline...well that's what we thought and yes we did see a glimpse of it! Absolute waste of half a day. We'd booked the excursion as my nan thought it would be a good... More 

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
26 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

We hitched a ride on the brunch train leaving Hyannis at 11.30 am on a Sunday. We were seated in the restaurant carriage which was full, and nicely laid out. Couples up to foursomes available, and no one had to share with another party. Immediately we got on board the starter fruit salad was waiting for us, and drinks were... More 

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Scituate, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This review is *NOT* for the $50 brunch train, which I suppose could be more worthwhile if the food is excellent, though the views would still be unimpressive at best. There were perhaps 3-4 minutes of actually pleasant views across the cranberry bogs and salt marshes. The rest was mostly just views of trees growing right up to the tracks,... More 

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Sandown, New Hampshire
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
18 helpful votes 18 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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128 reviews 128 reviews
18 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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175 reviews 175 reviews
27 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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