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Cape Cod Central Railroad

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cape cod/ RI tour 2018

What a cute very, very informative train ride. Everything you wanted to now about cranberries, it's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tracyface G
Not much fpr rail fans or anyone who wanted to know about the train they were on.

This is a bus tour on rails. No difference. The crew knew almost nothing about the train it self, a... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Staten Island, New York
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See the Cape by rail! The Cape Cod Central Railroad takes guests past marshes, cranberry bogs, dunes and other places only accessible by rail, but which ride to choose? Perhaps daytime narrated tales of the history of the canal and how cranberries...more
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252 Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601-4002
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the 2 hour ride with an added hour stop at the Pairpoint Glass company and everyone loved it. The narrator was terrific and she told everyone lots of fun Facts and interesting tidbits. We preordered box lunches and they were tasty & fresh...More

Thank SherryAnne68
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a cute very, very informative train ride. Everything you wanted to now about cranberries, it's all there, The staff is very accommodating. Made reservations and went to get on and they told me the tour was 3 hours. We didn't have time so we...More

Thank Tracyface G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cape Cod Railroad Dinner Train is an absolute treat. We took the first class dining car. A 100+ year-old Pullman diner. Four of had the entire half front of the car. Full bar, mahogany walls, linen tablecloths, private booths plus observation easy chairs. Jazz...More

Thank Donald K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic experience on this tour. They really make you feel welcome right from the parking lot attendants to the “thank you” as you leave the station. We booked in diamond class which was well worth it. The Cape Codder cocktail was very...More

Thank seeyouinthesun
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

What a fun little excursion! We went ahead and got the Diamond Class upgrade and it was well worth the price. The view from the upper deck of the dome car was 360 degree. The narration was fun and the stop at the glass works...More

1  Thank L847HSjonathanh
Reviewed August 4, 2018

This is a bus tour on rails. No difference. The crew knew almost nothing about the train it self, a little history on the railroad, but not much at all. I hate to say this, but railfans stay away. You could order a bix lunch,...More

2  Thank vlcnyc21
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Nice people, fairly nice ride, but very little on the train or the railroad itself. Glass factory tour is nice but if you are not into glass, oh well. Lunch on board is nice but limited. One wrap, one cookie, one bag of chips. Wish...More

Thank vlcnyc21
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

The railroad took us along the Cape Cod Canal and Back Again. It stopped at the Glass Museum Pierpont. They had a tour showing how they made various glass figurines. They also had a store selling the different glass figurines. You could buy a box...More

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed July 25, 2018

We took the family on the 3-hour Diamond Class Observation Car excursion that included a 1 hour stop at Pairpoint Glass in Sandwich. It was a great family fun day with excellent narration and service by all personnel involved. The stop at Pairpoint included a...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Cape Cod Central Railroad 7/21 for their Rails & Ales event. Worth every penny! The scenic ride, the attentive staff, the food, the beer, the music-the whole experience was fantastic! I hope to do it again next year!

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Cynthia K
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Response from Lisab357AD | Reviewed this property |
Only a cookie and cocoa. The seats have a great view.
August 23, 2017|
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Response from richard b | Reviewed this property |
This is from their brochure and includes the exclusion train. Snacks and beverages are available for purchase on the train and boxed lunches can be purchased in advance online. Guests are not permitted to bring outside food... More
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Response from Devorah K | Reviewed this property |
This review is for the train ride from Hyannis. If you are interested in Whale Watching it IS fun but if you take a sunset sail make sure to bring warm sweaters because when the sun goes down it is COLD. The Whale Watching... More