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Address: Rt 28, Mount Pleasant, Shokan, NY
Phone Number: 845 688 7400
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Waste of money!

I didn't write a review about how terrible Thomas the train was because I thought it was nice they they did this for the community. However, I thought it sounded great so I... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2014
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Accord, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Highly recommend this if you like trains. Staff are wonderful. Thomas the Train, Peanuts Express, Pumpkin Picking. It's a shame that the local elected officials don't embrace the train.

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Peekskill, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had the BEST time on the Catskill Mountain Railroad out of Kingston. My husband and I took our 16 month old, and our friends brought their three year old. We all traveled up to Kingston from Westchester County and had our expectations exceeded! Everyone from the point of check-in, to the train conductors, to the talent under the tent... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The ride was short. There was only one spot with a scenic view. But most of the ride was through the woods and you couldn't see much of anything. You get off the train the opposite side of the people buying tickets or I would have told everyone to save their money. Just drive around if you want some scenic... More 

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1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I didn't write a review about how terrible Thomas the train was because I thought it was nice they they did this for the community. However, I thought it sounded great so I ordered tickets for Thomas, Peanuts, and the Polar Express. Sorry I did that. The Peanuts is way worse than Thomas. Both are over priced. There's not a... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

we visited the railroad for foliage but all we got was a 2 mile trip under trees and looking at houses. the station was falling apart and the engine would blow its horn so loud it will blow your ear out. There was no foliage view at all. And only listening to the conductor complaining that the county was not... More 

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Long Neck, Delaware
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12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I liked the ride, 90 year old railcars being pulled by a 50 year old engine.This is all run by volunteers that operate, repair, and maintain the track and train. They rely on donations and admission. So when in the area stop and take a ride, its beautiful, relaxing, and they can use the help.

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Norwalk, Connecticut, United States
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We drove over from Connecticut - I imagined a beautiful train ride through the mountains and gorgeous views. First - they do not accept any credit cards, the guy yelled at me is I was hard at hearing: NO PLASTIC. Repeatedly as if he was making some kind of a green statement. Yet they charge $14 per person and $8... More 

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Cromwell
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5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Nice idea but I can see why they are having trouble preserving it. It was not worth $20 bucks to ride for 25 min at 10 mph to go over a creek and see weeds. The "restored" bridge was way over hyped. Live and learn :)

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Shokan, New York
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

You can't help but smile at the reactions of the passengers: kids pointing to the mountains, parents trying to explain them,others in awe of the scenery. Well worth the time and experience.

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Boarded the train and sat down. No into introduction about the ride. Train went forward for 1 min and stopped for a few minutes then went the opposite direction. Started out nice along the river than next thing we saw were backyards of houses. Train stops and goes back the same way we came. Total trip about 20 minutes. Kids... More 

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