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Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad

225 10th St, Boone, IA 50036-2004
+1 515-432-4249
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Train Ride with little Scenery

My husband and I took our 6yo son on the scenic train ride this week. We opted for the "first... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
via mobile
so much fun

We went on the dessert train on May 27th. 7 of us, 5 adults and 2 children. First time on a train... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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225 10th St, Boone, IA 50036-2004
+1 515-432-4249

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took our 6yo son on the scenic train ride this week. We opted for the "first class" seats as it was quite a warm day. The price was a little more than I expected, but the A/C was completely worth it....More

Thank jsegovia85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the dessert train on May 27th. 7 of us, 5 adults and 2 children. First time on a train for my grandchildren. We sat in the main dinner area not any of the private rooms but loved that more because it was...More

Thank JAN B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was with a very large group of rail fans when I rode on the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad. We had a very pleasant journey with spectacular scenery. Yes, Iowa has valleys, and pretty steep ones, at that! Our only complaint was that it...More

Thank Paul U
Reviewed May 1, 2017

We went on the Saturday dinner train.The staff was very nice and informative.The weather was cold,but nice and comfortable inside the cabin.The food was great and excellent dessert.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed April 5, 2017

The Dinner Train has started back up with a few changes on the menu. We started off with a spinach & artichoke dip and chips, moved on to the Caesar Salad. I had the new Chicken Griller and dinner mate had the Prime Rib. Both...More

Thank tkatIowa
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Our most enjoyable time is riding their Dinner train. It is a step back in time, to the "diamond of times" for those traveling by train across this nation! Delicious food and lovely accommodations.

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

We took the Valentines train and sprung for one of the private cabins. It was quiet and peaceful and we both had a window seat. The food was delicious and the staff was incredibly friendly, asking for feedback and making sure we had what we...More

Thank cfhkmh
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Fun on the train one more time. Here our 50-State Quest takes us to Iowa the 44th state for this review. Done in August of ((2000 not 2016)). We did 4 others states that year with only one of them that had been seen before....More

Thank jaduckcoin
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Fun train ride. It was a snowy day so that added to the magic for the kids. We enjoyed the views, the ride and the visit from Santa.

Thank Austin G
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

We bought first class tickets for the Santa express. It was total fiasco from the beginning. 1. We got their an hour early as the website encourages. I asked at the counter if we needed to get in line now so we could sit together....More

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