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Tweetsie Railroad

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Address: 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9787
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As North Carolina’s original family theme park, Tweetsie Railroad is a...

As North Carolina’s original family theme park, Tweetsie Railroad is a unique attraction that allows children and families to explore their imaginations and a whole lot more. Be a cowboy, cowgirl or an engineer. Shop along Main Street, pan for gold, or visit the animals in the Deer Park. Tweetsie has amusement rides for all ages and live entertainment throughout the park. And, of course, hop aboard our historic train for a fun-filled three-mile Wild West journey through the scenic mountains. Located in Blowing Rock, NC.

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The Halloween Ghost Train was Awesome

We went to Tweetsie for the Ghost Train experience and it was awesome. The family had been there many times during normal hours, but the ghost train was well done. They had... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
BenjyCapps
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to Tweetsie for the Ghost Train experience and it was awesome. The family had been there many times during normal hours, but the ghost train was well done. They had trick or treat locations set up through out the park, had some rides open, and lots of haunted areas. The train ride itself was well done and a... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Simple amusement park centered around a antique train. Typical set up with rides like a country fair. The new drop ride area is a nice addition and updates the park some. Visit their fudge shop and enjoy freshly made sweet treats galore or visit during the Ghost Train for real hot chocolate. Christina made my daughters day with an amazing... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We took our 6 year old grandson and his parents. We all had a blast. He has a disability and uses crutches or a wheelchair to get around, but we found no obstacles. He was able to ride the rides, and we all especially enjoyed the zoo area where we could feed the animals.

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Thank AmyEdgington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

I really liked this oldschool theme park. Is in the moubtains and is kind of different of the regular parks... remember that is totally for small kids... we had a good time abd we could return anytime

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Thank MightyMMigue
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Took the grandkids there last summer. Did most everything. The train ride was their favorite by far. Great place to take kids.

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Apex, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

We had a GREAT weekend. An awesome Halloween experience. They had interesting places to go in and several other attractions. Loved their actors in costumes. We had a really good time.

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

We drove the blue ridge parkway end to end in May 2016 and we decided to have a 2 day break in Blowing rock to give our 8 year old boy a break from all the driving. Tweetsie is great for younger children, the train ride with the hold ups and the gunfights is great, the girls in the saloon... More 

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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

From the train ride to the Shops my grandchildren loved it as much as I did when I was a kid And my Children did when they were young. It's a family tradition.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We went to Tweetsie on a Friday AM in October. There were not many people there which was awesome. The train was great and the rides for toddlers at Miners Mountain were cute. The ride operators were super friendly and let my little guy stay on as many times as he wanted to ride.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Take time to see a show, they can be quite entertaining! Lots of things to look at and buy. My 5 year old could've spent the entire day riding the small select of rides. The train was really nice and entertaining. I definitely recommend visiting during the Halloween Ghost Train event in October. The Halloween decorations were awesome. Plenty of... More 

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