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Tweetsie Railroad

300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane, P.O. Box 388, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
800-526-5740
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Ranked #5 of 15 attractions in Blowing Rock
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: As North Carolina’s original family theme park, Tweetsie Railroad is a unique attraction that allows children and families to explore their... more » Owner description: As North Carolina’s original family theme park, Tweetsie Railroad is a unique attraction that allows children and families to explore their imaginations and a whole lot more. Be a cowboy, cowgirl or an engineer. Shop along Main Street, pan for gold, or visit the animals in the Deer Park. Tweetsie has amusement rides for all ages and live entertainment throughout the park. And, of course, hop aboard our historic train for a fun-filled three-mile Wild West journey through the scenic mountains. Located in Blowing Rock, NC. « less
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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Great place to take the little ones. We took our 2 granddaughters, ages 4 and 6. Beats the normal theme parks because less crowded and located in the mountains. Can spend a day there and it's not overwhelming to you or the kids. Highly recommend it. Food not that great but overall worth it.

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Tweetsie was better than I remembered. The cowboy and Indian action on the train was so much fun for my little boys (ages 4 and 2). The cowgirl in our train car even handed out bullet casings to the kids on board. Yes, they use real guns loaded with blanks. Awesome! The petting zoo area was also a lot of... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great day trip. A chance for parents to step back in time where things were simple cowboys and indians. A chance to get a ride on a choo choo train.

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28 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Like the train ride around the park. Many of the rides are the same you would find at the state fair.

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Jacksonville NC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I visited Tweetsie as a child and loved being able to bring my children to experience the park. We love the train ride and the performers were very entertaining and funny! This is not a fast paced park with huge rides and long lines. It has just enough to do to keep you busy for an afternoon but not overly... More

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Tennessee, United States
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10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Visiting from the Knoxville area, Tweetsie reminds me of the charming smaller park that Dollywood used to be. Don't expect big thrills for the older kids, but the toddlers thru pre-teens will really like this place on a nice day. Most of the rides are permanent fair rides, just enough to give the kids a thrill and lots of photo-ops... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

As long as you have clear expectations, Tweetsie will be a great experience for your family. Just understand what this park is. Its not the a thrill park with the latest and greatest coasters or shows built around stunning visual effects. Its a charming experience geared towards younger children that they will be absolutely in love with. Its a great... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

You can't beat Tweetsie for a day of family fun! My parents enjoyed Tweetsie as kids, then took us every summer growing up. Now my daughter and her cousins love visiting! It is an amusement park with a laid back, unhurried attitude. There are no 30-60 minute waits for rides, there is plenty of seating at all of the shows,... More

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Nashville
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11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We visited Tweetsie Railroad on the Saturday after the 4th of July. I would have thought that day would have been packed to the max. The park was busy but people flowed through easily. The authentic steam train ride was my favorite part. My kids loved the sky lift and the ferris wheel. Ticket prices are about average for an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Tweetsie Railroad is a wonderful little park to take your kids to. The train ride is GREAT. The cowboys and Indians are very funny and well-dressed. The Can-Can girls are beautiful and their costumes are gorgeous. The Cloggers are very talented young ladies. The Hopper & Porter show is also very good. Jenny is also very cute and very talented.... More

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