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Address: 1611 E. Main St., Barstow, CA
Phone Number: (760) 256-0366
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A very busy place to visit good luck finding a parking spot specially Friday Saturday and Sunday. Very crowded and hard to walkthrough sometimes. But a good place to go if you... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2015
Selina P
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

A very busy place to visit good luck finding a parking spot specially Friday Saturday and Sunday. Very crowded and hard to walkthrough sometimes. But a good place to go if you want to people watch

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Thank Selina P
Columbus, Ohio
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167 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

This popular attraction has everything a traveler desires! Clean restrooms, food court including McDonalds, Panda Express, ice cream, candy and chocolate counters, purses, knives, souvenirs, clothing, etc Take a break from the road and browse around! (Our group, The Kenley Konnection of Columbus, traveled from Chicago to Los Angeles' Union Station, overnighted on the permanently docked cruise ship hotel, "The... More 

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Thank LDIANA P
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Supposedly there since the 1960's feels more like something from the 1950's? Push a bunch of train cars together add some random buildings and add every kind of imaginable and unimaginable vendor of food and other stuff this becomes a must see stop on the way to or from Vegas if nothing more than to take a break and use... More 

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Thank treike
Sydney, Australia
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203 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

We stopped off whilst driving back to LA to stretch out legs and find the (as it turns out, non-existent) Citibank ATM. The smell of cooking oil was pervasive after a long day of fast food frying. The souvenirs were the kind of thing that you find anywhere. MacDonalds in a train carriage was a novelty but not really worth... More 

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Thank larabe6
Surf City USA
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608 reviews
285 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

This is reputedly the home of the world's largest McDonald's (big whoop). It also includes a collection of other fast food restaurants, all housed in old train cars, or replicas thereof. I tried to review this place a couple of years ago for Tripadvisor, but was told it didn't exist. Apparently now it does.

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Thank jg3arrow
Panama City Beach, Florida
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

How many peeps can say they have been to the largest McDonald's in the world. I can. Such unique shopping and also setting. Your children will love sitting in the trains to eat their happy meals. Then after take a stroll thru the shopping, old fashion candy station, and plenty of very rare items.

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Thank Geraldine R
Anacortes, Washington
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137 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We actually didn't eat at the fast food that was available but enjoyed looking around at the real train cars the McdONALDS was in very interesting and the building with that r all connected with the shopping... I enjoyed how unusal this place was it was very clean and kinda exciting...I actually wished I had more time there. There is... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Stopped for a bite to eat with the kids and was prepared to be impressed - sadly disappointed. Despite appearances from the outside the inside resembles a train station and railway carriages about as much as a garden shed. Bad language being banded around between workers - even with young kids present and did not feel particularly safe. Food outlets... More 

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Thank Philip E
Maryport, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

Thought we would have a quick visit as we were in the area, didn't know what to expect and had seen it on trip advisor. Unless I missed something this is just a bit of a market and fast food joint , if there was any history to be seen or read about I must have missed it!

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Los Angeles, California
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50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

You're probably reading my title and wondering whether that's a good thing or a bad thing.. and it's actually a REALLY GOOD THING!! The first thing that attracted me towards this place was the train pieces outside of McDonald's. After we parked, we went inside the station, only to find it to be a huge selection of different foods, gift... More 

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