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Address: 789 Park Road 70, Palestine, TX 75801
Phone Number: 888-987-2461
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Valentines Dinner Train Ride

The Valentines dinner train ride was an experence. The train ride was a good experence around 3 hours round trip. The train is decorated with valentines decorations and each... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
Teresa O
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Corinth, Texas
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English first
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

If you're a fan of steam locomotives and history the Texas State Railroad is "must" for you. My grandfather was an engineer for the old Frisco railroad. His favorites were the old 4-8-2 Baldwin mountain and the ALCO 2-8-2 Mikado. The Pershing 2-8-0 brought back some fabulous memories. After a tour of the locomotive we enjoyed a great dinner in... More 

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Palestine, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Wanting a different outing with your Grandkids? Try a nightime ride on the TexasStateRailroad!Make memories they will never forget!

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Corinth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The Valentines dinner train ride was an experence. The train ride was a good experence around 3 hours round trip. The train is decorated with valentines decorations and each dinner table is decorated with long stem roses, and chocolate boxes. The couple that completed our four top was enjoyable and it was a nice talking with them. It seemed most... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I enjoyed the entire experience. When you arrive, music is playing and decorations are in lights, photo stations were available - all to get everyone in the mood of the Polar Express. There was a tent with table and chairs to eat. You could purchase food from food trucks. A gift shop and inside the train station another photo you... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A short ride was was alright, although a bit expensive. Was geered more for young families: pj's, Santa, characters, and the ride, but my teenage daughters enjoyed their experience. They came home with their decorated cookies and their souvenir hot chocolate mug.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I was very disappointed with the ride and even more disappointed with customer service. I had to drive 2 1/2 hours to get to Palestine, waited in line for 30 minutes to pick up tickets. The woman in the booth looked at my tickets and said I could not have them for another hour because my ride was at later... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Let's just get it out of the way that this is PRICEY, especially for a fairly short excursion. We went middle-of-the-road on our tickets and I was happy. Cookies, all you could drink Cocoa (our 5yo was out of control on that-LOL), and PE mugs to take home. Our family does one sort of "big" Christmas splurge a year, and... More 

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Milan, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We took our two daughters (2 years, 5 years) and my elderly parents the day after Christmas and were so let down by this trip. It was a 2 1/2 hour car ride from Houston to get there which would have been fine, if the train ride was worth it. But we wouldn't even go back if it was 15... More 

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Moore, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Our family made the five hour drive to Palestine, TX, all 12 of us, six adults and six kids, ages nine to one, and we didn't regret it for one minute. The ticketing is done online and, as promised, the tickets were waiting for us when we arrived. We chose the Lone Star level (middle of the three service routes)... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This was our second time to board the Polar express train. It was better this time than last time! Make sure you sit on the right side. Yes, the North Pole is really lacking and to an adult is extremely fake. However, my children think it's the real deal! A great christmas tradition!

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