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Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad

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Meredith, NH
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great short train rides through from meredith to lakeport

this includes excellent views of the lake as well as surrounding areas and foliage in the fall... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2016
Janet L
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Amherst, Massachusetts
Great experience

The scenic railroad was nice and pleasant but the "turkey dinner" was served like we saw at the TV... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2016
coastalrm47
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Conroe, Texas
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“train ride” (31 reviews)
“weirs beach” (25 reviews)
“hour trip” (10 reviews)
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Meredith, NH
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

this includes excellent views of the lake as well as surrounding areas and foliage in the fall months through the third weekend in october. it comes with a turkey dinner catered by harts turkey farm restaurant and with the atmosphere it was grand and jolly!...More

1  Thank Janet L
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

The scenic railroad was nice and pleasant but the "turkey dinner" was served like we saw at the TV in prison with a trolley in the hallway between the two rank of seat, no fancy at all but OK, the turkey was very good and...More

Thank coastalrm47
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Reviewed October 11, 2016

Nice slow one hour ride around the lake. Good views....close to the lake. No food on the train in October. Found it MUCH better than the Down East Scenic RR in Ellsworth.

Thank Kenn S
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

We took a short ride from Weirs Beach to Meredith and back. Nice views of the lake and a fun trip for the kids. The conductor and the balloon maker were very friendly and made the trip all the more enjoyable. It was unique and...More

Thank Hawksfan
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

The 2-hour round trip was great fun for 4 adults and a 3-year-old! One of the hosts made balloon animals for the guests, there were snacks and drinks available onboard at reasonable prices, and the views were phenomenal. We were able to pick out 3...More

1  Thank Annielulu5
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

Took a day trip (and a night concert) and decides to ride the rails. We were able to get a 2 for 1 special on their website. Due to the time we arrived (just before 1 PM), we were only able to get the hour...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

The train goes along the lake behind people's camps. It would be exciting for kids. It's a beautiful train, and the we had conductor was delightful. 1/2 way through the ride it took about 10 to 15 minutes to to turn around and head back...More

Thank amyjeanbluebird
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

Recently we decided to take a ride on the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad in Meredith. We did the full 2 hr. ride and it was so relaxing and the scenery at the end of Summer was wonderful. There is a person aboard who can make just...More

Thank James C
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Reviewed August 26, 2016

Our bus of 47 had a turkey/stuffing dinner on board the train during the trip around the Lake. It was absolutely delicious! Looking forward to going back with 51 in a couple of weeks.

1  Thank Wendell N
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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We took the rail and sail package on Saturday this past weekend. It was a great experience and we got to learn a lot about the history of the area. Although it is a long day the scenery is worth it. This is a must...More

Thank Rose P
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