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Address: 38 Norcross Circle, North Conway, NH 03860
Phone Number: 603 356 5251
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Description: Enjoy an old-fashioned railroading experience with all trains departing...
Enjoy an old-fashioned railroading experience with all trains departing from an 1874 station in North Conway Village. Whether you choose one of the Valley Trains to Conway or Bartlett, or take the Notch Train through spectacular Crawford Notch, this is a journey back in time the whole family will enjoy. Valley Train Season: mid-April through December. Notch Train Season: late June through mid-October. Coach, First Class, and Dining Car options are available on all routes. Chilren under 4 ride free in Coach on the Valley Trains. Well-behaved dogs are always welcome.
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We took the 5 hr Notch train. We booked first class with lunch in the dining car. there is a good amount of nice scenic views on the route, especially once you get closer to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

We took the 5 hr Notch train. We booked first class with lunch in the dining car. there is a good amount of nice scenic views on the route, especially once you get closer to Cawford state park area. The seats are comfortable and the train is clean. There is a choice of lunch at 11:30 on the ride up... More 

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montreal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Ok so the train station is historic and the dining car is cute..but the trip was a waste of money..backyards..water treatment plant..a bridge with water underneath..wow....!!!! What a waste of money...keep it to spend on the Mount Washington Car Road.wont get fooled again!!

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

One rainy afternoon, my adult daughter and I took a ride on the Conway Scenic Railroad. We chose the first class observation car called the Gertrude Emma. There is a single row of wicker chairs along each side of the car (facing out the windows) so that each person looks right outside. It was an enjoyable way to pass the... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

this is a great ride for a view of the mountains and wilderness, the best time to go would be the fall so you can see all the colors, we like taking the grandkids. you can choose your ride either short or longer 1 hr vs 4 hrs is a big difference when you are traveling with little ones, on... More 

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ConwayScenicRR, Manager at Conway Scenic Railroad, responded to this review

We appreciate this reviewer taking the time to write this nice review, and she is correct: there is a big time difference in the length of our train rides. At 5-1/2 hours round trip, the Notch Train is too long for most young children. By far our most popular excursion with families with children under six or so is the... More 

Telford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Spent a lovely 5 hours riding this train up into the mountains near Bretton Woods!! The journey was interesting as we had a commentary through out ... 2 hours there and back - my only quibble was slightly too long at the station - its in the middle of nowhere - very beautiful but nothing to merit an hour's stop... More 

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Gouverneur Ny
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Something I have always wanted to do since childhood. Little disappointed as didn't see as much as expected but still was fun and conductor was a hoot.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

It has taken me all of my life to get here so by-golly, I was going first class. We chose to pay extra to ride in the Dome Car section for the Fail Foilage Tour. Good choice The view is outstanding and very much worth the upgrade. We also opted for dining in the railroad dining section instead of box... More 

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

East rode the Conway train with our 4 year old and 1 year old. They loved it! The conductor narrated the ride which helped us learn the history. The weather was rainy and foggy so we didn't get a good view of the mountains.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Nice train ride. Not a lot to see as most of the ride was through the woods. Loved the river crossings and having people wave as we passed. Only downside was the family that moved next to us on the return trip and the kids fought most of the way back and the parents just ignored them spoiling the trip... More 

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Sandown, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We recently rode the Conway Scenic railroad and it was a wonderful experience. The train station, staff and service were excellent and the entire experience was very enjoyable. Things were done with precision, care and with the customers' comfort and pleasure in mind. The scenery was great, the food was just wonderful and it was an afternoon well spent. We... More 

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