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Address: 426 North Front Street, Spooner, WI 54801
Phone Number: 715-635-3200
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Pizza Train Review

(This review is specifically for the Pizza Train ride) Pros: - Young kids will enjoy sticking their heads out the window. - They'll also probably like the pizza. - It's a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Moose Lake
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

First of all, I can not say enough about the fantastic staff at the Great Northern Train Bed and Breakfast. We went for our first anniversary, and we were pleasantly surprised at the kindness of the staff there. Just a head's up, this is authentic 1950's cabin that you will be staying in, if you go. It's about the experience,... More 

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Rochester, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This privately-run 1950's train ride was fun and eduational. The depot/gift shop is pleasant as is the staff. Upon boarding the train, the train staff greated us in the dining car/sleeping car where hors d'oeuvres and beverages were served. An excellent dinner is served during the 3-hour, 10 miles-each-way train which stops on a trestle overlooking a river. The relaxed... More 

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Rockford, Illinois, Usa
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We took our two young boys on the pizza train and they loved it. It was the first time they had ever been on a train! What an experience. Beautiful views. A bit expensive and the pizza was ok at best. It was the experience that made this perfect for us.

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North Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I simply love trains, though to be honest I don't know as much about them as many others. I got a groupon for this trip and was incredibly excited. My spouse and I drove up from Chicago through the beautiful Wisconsin countryside just to do the overnight train bed and breakfast. I was impressed with how well everything on the... More 

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Wheeling, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We did the Elegant Dinner Train. The train is beautifully restored, service is great and the food was very good. There were only 16 diners in our entire car (and it was full) so we could socialize too. But the highlight was the scenery, especially when we stopped so the servers could serve the main course and we had a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

(This review is specifically for the Pizza Train ride) Pros: - Young kids will enjoy sticking their heads out the window. - They'll also probably like the pizza. - It's a real train. - The train passes through a cool old car junkyard. Cons: - Besides the junkyard, the scenery was pretty dismal. Roads, farm fields, backyards with trampolines. -... More 

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Plymouth, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We wanted to do something different but something that involved a train-ride, so this Bed & Breakfast Train seemed quite the ticket! We chose the Thursday before July 4th. The "first-class" rooms were all taken so we settled for the "traditional" ones which can only be described as "shoe-boxes". Very cramped but just one night was bearable. Not recommended for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

No one on our trip had been on a train before this ride but this train was a little slow as we were stuck on the train car from 1913 with a top speed of 15 miles an hour and there was not a lot to view on this ride. Most of the trip followed the highway and ran through... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We bought the groupon and decided to give this a run the Thursday before July 4th. It seemed all 18 of us on the train also had the same groupon. We boarded the train about 5:15pm and were taken to our room. It was literally two bunk beds with about 2 feet of walking space between the beds and the... More 

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Middleton
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We booked the overnight dinner and stay on the Great Northern to check out the train and the north woods. The train is old, but quirky enough to make it fun. The dinner was excellent, but the scenery was not very indicative of what northern Wisconsin has to offer. Most of the trip is parallel to the highway, but the... More 

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