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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Streetsboro Road, Peninsula, OH 44131
330-657-2000
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Ranked #3 of 9 Attractions in Peninsula
Type: Scenic Railroads, Landmarks
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We went on the Polar Express this past weekend, and spent a decent amount of money. Unfortunately, it was not worth it. CVSR is completely run by volunteers (who do try their best), but it is very tacky. The hot chocolate and cookies were good, but not worth the $60 plus for tickets (plus, the elf didn't know the words... More

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Warren, Ohio
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62 attraction reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Excellent day relaxing and sight seeing with family on the scenic trainride. It was very enjoyable we got off to walk around eat lunch then back on the train later to finish our ride. If you watch out the window of the train you will see all sorts of wildlife.

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Chardon, Ohio, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We planned an outing to catch up on the train and lunch at Winking Lizard. Caught the 1:40 train south to Akron after lunch and shopping in Penisula. Very nice shops within walking distance. Be sure to ask for the audio tour tape when you get on the train, they don't offer it unless you ask. Nice narration along the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I travelled to this park in hope to see the changed colour leaves in the fall. Unfortunately, the day I went was raining the whole day. My husband and I drove through the park from south to north then from north back to the south. It was pretty but not I was planned. We spent the rest of the day... More

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Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We did the bike aboard with our ten year old daughter in early September. We choose this date to avoid crowds but it was still rather crowded. The adventure was very fun and we brought our own lunch which we ate on the train. The views from the train were not as good as I had hoped because quite often... More

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Niles, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

once a month on a friday the cvsr does a grape escape. every month there is a different theme - such as napa valley, ohio whites, halloween, holiday wines. etc. the train ride lasts two hours. you get to sample five wines and each comes with a food sample. it doesn't look like a lot of food, but it is... More

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Belton, Missouri
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23 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The only reason I didn't give this ride an excellent was the fact that the dome car was very crowded. When you pay for the dome because you are told that these are the best accommodations you expect them to be. While this ride was not full the dome was and the people that sat with us finally went downstairs... More

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Columbus
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My family and I had a great time on this three hour round trip ride through the beautiful national park. Very well maintained trains and informative staff/ volunteers.

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Pittsburgh
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 attraction reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The train ride was very nice and explained well by others below. The workers on the train were all very kind and informative and tried hard. However, I was appalled that one of the workers walked down the aisle with 2 animal hides and repeatedly just pushed into each row to show them. I work hard to fight animal abuse,... More

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I had some time to spare on a recent auto trip, and I like trains, so I stopped by the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad and took one of the rides. It was a beautiful day and the ride was very relaxing. I was early and ate lunch at the Winking Lizard restaurant adjacent to the depot--it was good, too. I... More

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