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Address: Railroad Ave, Elkins, WV 21804
Phone Number: 304 456 4935

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A Great Train Ride

We enjoyed the train ride very much. We liked the stop at the falls the best and got a chance to walk down to them. The lunch was just ok. The sandwich buns looked like plain... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Bedford, Virginia
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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A nice train ride up the mountain. Great buffet lunch while we rode. Layover to see the falls and let children get some exercise. Beautiful scenery.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

POOR planning...we had reservations since March but, when we boarded the train we were seated in a car that was reserved for a large family reunion..we felt totally uncomfortable. also the food was not very good, and trying to carry it to the table was awful. Too crowded in the dining and serving area.. WOULD NOT TAKE THIS TRAIN AGAIN.!... More 

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Bedford, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We enjoyed the train ride very much. We liked the stop at the falls the best and got a chance to walk down to them. The lunch was just ok. The sandwich buns looked like plain hamburger buns, the ham was a very cheap grade and had a strange taste and the pasta salad was over cooked and did not... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

the train experience was enjoyable with nice scenery. I would suggest extra money for the parlor car and the 4 hour train was long enough.

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Charlotte
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Wanted to do something different for our anniversary & parents anniversary so off to Elkins we went to enjoy a train ride. Once on the train they invited us to have lunch, cold cuts sandwiches, chips and fruit - nothing fancy but filling. The staff was hospitable and friendly. Unfortunately by the time we got to the falls it was... More 

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Canaan Valley, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I've been on this train about 15 times now, taking tourists to it and riding along with them. It truly is a very enjoyable ride up the Shavers Mountain along side the Shavers River to the High Falls of the Cheat River. Being able to get out and walk down the the waterfalls is quite nice, and the food that... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

My mate and I booked the 1920s-era Pullman Parlor car for a weekend ride up the tracks to Cheat Falls. Yes, most definitely enjoyed the ride and the short hike down to the falls, despite the persistent drizzle. The train is pulled by a pair of interesting old diesel locomotives. If you're looking for steam, head over to Cass, but... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

[My wife and I just returned home from leading a group of 50 seniors from our church on a four-day, charter bus outing to the Elkins, WV area. This was one of many places we visited during our trip and the review is oriented to our experience travelling by bus as a large group.] Our 50-person group arrived about 10:30... More 

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Monessen, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My fiance, my parents, and myself rode the New Tygart Flyer on a trip to West Virginia in early May. We purchased parlor car seats, which were fairly comfortable. The sandwich buffet was pretty decent, offering different choices of breads, meats, and cheeses. They also offered salad, chips, and fruit salad. My only complaint about the trip was that the... More 

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Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We arrived about 30 minutes before departure which was more than sufficient time to look in the gift store and freshen up. This was our first trip to a West Virginia and we expected to see mountain ranges and valleys. Instead you see mostly foliage with glimpses of the river. The stop at Cheat Falls was interesting and there were... More 

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Address: Railroad Ave, Elkins, WV 21804
Phone Number: 304 456 4935
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Elkins

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