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Arkansas & Missouri Railroad

Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
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306 E Emma Ave, Springdale, AR 72764-4628
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We rode the Holiday Pizza Express! It was short, about 1 hour, trip to Johnson and back. The employees on the train were very nice and Santa was excellent. For small children, this would be great fun!! It was fun for adults and seeing the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank billbR1864NX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were supposed to visit Arkansas at the height of the fall foliage, but couldn't go until the second week in November. Instead of vibrant oranges, reds, and yellows, we saw various shades of brown. But that wasn't the fault of this train ride. Our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 214sharonr
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Trains are just nostalgic and cool. This one's a good one. It comes out during BBBQ in Fayetteville to shuttle from Baum Stadium to Dickson St. Both rides are super short and inexpensive ways to get kids on the train!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank sallyghanim
Reviewed November 9, 2018

We rode in the Silver Feather car from Springdale to Van Buren on a no layover round trip. We enjoyed visiting with the other travelers who sat near us and enjoyed the scenery on a beautiful fall day. We were served morning snacks and drinks...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jean A
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We had wanted to take this trip for years and finally we did. The color of the fall leaves weren’t as colorful as expected but the experience was fun. Our tickets were $58 each and a boxed lunch was included. The ride was to Winslow...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank johninok
Reviewed October 29, 2018

OK, the train ride is nice. Fall colors OK. Only one bathroom on the train? None at the Springdale depot. You have been warned.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RickyLee
Reviewed October 26, 2018

The day we took our trip was the first clear sunny day of our vacation so we were looking forward to enjoying the scenery. However, the windows of the train were so filmy that the view was not clear at all. This was very disappointing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Therese P
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We were terribly disappointed. My husband and I were seated at a tiny table he couldn't even fit his legs under! I asked if there were any other tables, and we were told no, none were available. Later on though, we discovered there was an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

road this train last spring, it was 100% awesome, going back in a few weks to rride the fall train, compared to some other private trains in the USA this is cheap

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank edwardl854
Reviewed September 12, 2018

We took the Van Buren round trip three hour train ride! We bought the coach tickets and it was great! We sat in the oldest car and had the best tour guide even though it was hard to understand sometimes due to the train noise....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Melissa Q
September 14, 2018|
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Response from SkeeterBurney | Reviewed this property |
Melissa Q. The Arkansas Missouri Excursion Train is a passenger train that travels from their Springdale, Arkansas depot to Van Buren, Arkansas depot during the week and weekends, and occasional trips to Rogers, Arkansas... More
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MailleGuy
April 19, 2018|
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Response from SkeeterBurney | Reviewed this property |
The Arkansas Missouri Excursion Train is based in Springdale, Arkansas and travels on Wednesdays and Fridays and Saturdays down to Van Buren. It is a two-hour trip down, with a two-hour layover in Van Buren where passengers... More
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