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Cape Cod Central Railroad

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Address: 252 Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601-4002
Phone Number: 508-771-3800
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Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Our award winning Elegant Dinner Train was featured among the top three...

Our award winning Elegant Dinner Train was featured among the top three dinner trains nationwide by TV Food Network's Dining on the Train. Join us for a gourmet meal as we journey through scenic Cape Cod and find out why.

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$56*
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Cape Cod Scenic Shoreline Train with Optional Lunch or Supper

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Cape Cod railway

Our Cape Cod hosts booked this trip for us when it was supposed to be a rainy day. Takes 2 hours and the guide will tell you about the places you pass as the train makes it's way... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2016
karlsongirl
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on the dinner train and the food was defiantly better than expected! I was stuffed by the end. The train itself has a nice rustic feel to it. The staff was great! As far at the scenery, there really isn't much. About 10 mins of the cape. They did stop at over the cape for us to watch... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the two hour coastline tour, and the guide had some very interesting information to share, plus there were parts of cape cod on view that you would not see from the road. There was plenty of space, and good air conditioning, and is a really good way to spend a couple of hours if you are in Hyannis.... More 

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Queens, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tracks are between trees on both sides most of the time. Possibly 10-15 minutes have a view of the water. Train is clean, employees are very pleasant, but what a waste of our time and money.

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Orange, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This definitely wasn't what we expected. Instead of historical Railway cars these were much more modern. The scenery is almost non-existant as most of the railway line is covered in trees which allows for very limited viewing. I'm glad we had a Groupon but it wasn't even worth the reduced fare.

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Thank HarryRCT
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love historical tours and old railroad cars but these cars are modern, poorly air conditioned and smell like exhaust. The rail travels between high walls of foliage most of the way so there's nothing to see but green and an occasional pond. The tour guide never stops talking so you can't even converse with friends. It's a waste of... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Our Cape Cod hosts booked this trip for us when it was supposed to be a rainy day. Takes 2 hours and the guide will tell you about the places you pass as the train makes it's way through. When you get to the end you do not leave but reverse the trip. Our guide actually came out to the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We took the two hour scenic tour and the conductor and his staff were very friendly. The commentary was informative. We ordered the box lunches, which were okay. Next time, we might plan to get off in Sandwich for two hours to have lunch and catch the later train back. We did not know that was an option. Parking was... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

The staff and narrator was great and very informative. Our seats were in the upper level diamond section. The seats were not worth the extra charge as far as the view we would seen just as much on the lower section seating. Also be aware the train goes only one direction and back the same and there's not much to... More 

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Thank Amy G
New Hampshire, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This was a terrific experience. We had never done a dinner train before and were very pleased. When we called we could only choose the 1st class car which is the cheapest of the three. It was so great, I can not even imagine paying more for the others as I don't see how it could have been any better.... More 

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Pembroke, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Could not have asked for a better night. Food was fantastic. We were seated with another couple. While it was strange, it made for a great night.

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