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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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North Chicago, Illinois
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went 6/26/15 and paid $60 each for the Dinner Train experience and felt is was a little overpriced. However, the staff was warm and friendly, the food was very good, and the scenery couldn't be beat. The train moves slowly due to the age of the tracks and the trip is not very far, but the eating in an... More 

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Brussels, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We booked the dinner train plus bed and breakfast. It was fun, and a unique experience. Guests are most likely to be satisfied if they have realistic expectations. These are old, restored train cars - so if you're expecting luxury or spacious accommodations, you will be disappointed. However, if you recognize that old trains sometimes smell musty, that berths are... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

If you want a unique adventure to try something different that gives you a glimpse of history and beautiful Northern Wisconsin scenery, then this is the Bed & Breakfast Train for you! If you want space and modern amenities, then this is not for you :) We loved it, but we also accepted it for What It Is. It's a... More 

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Address: 426 North Front Street, Spooner, WI 54801
Phone Number: 715-635-3200
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Spooner

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