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Tweetsie Railroad

#2 of 38 things to do in Blowing Rock Features Animals
300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9787
+1 800-526-5740
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Ghost Train

Went to the Ghost Train, first time back in about 20 years! All in all, it was a good experience... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2015
Ship Bottom, New Jersey
via mobile
Great Halloween fun for younger people

My husband & I are seniors & drove over to the area from Atlanta to enjoy the Halloween weekend. We... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2015
Norma W
Hoschton, Georgia
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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9787
+1 800-526-5740
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Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Went to the Ghost Train, first time back in about 20 years! All in all, it was a good experience. The haunted house was kinda scary, decor was great around the park, the theatre show was generated for younger kids and the atmosphere was great!...More

Thank SSuitePea
Reviewed October 31, 2015

My husband & I are seniors & drove over to the area from Atlanta to enjoy the Halloween weekend. We thought the Ghost Train would be a fun experience but were a bit disappointed. The conductors were not dressed in Halloween garb as shown in...More

Thank Norma W
Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

I thought this to be very appropriate for the reason for visiting! We took our 9 year old daughter and we all had a good time. I was very impressed with the characters. I thought they looked and played their parts well. The Ghost train...More

Reviewed October 26, 2015

We visited the Tweetsie Railroad for our grandsons 5th birthday. It is a fun place for children. Our eight year old grandson wasn't as impressed. Prices are comparable with other theme parks of the same size. I would pack a picnic lunch and only plan...More

Thank Judithlea003
Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is our third visit in as many years, ever since our oldest was almost 2. Our two young children love it, and it is nice to have a place which is geared to their age group and where we don't have to say "no"...More

Thank Danielle W
Reviewed October 25, 2015

Tweetsie is an experienced passed down from generation to generation in my family. I loved it as a child and my son loved it when he was younger. However, by the time he was 8 or 9, he had outgrown the experience. Also, I'm a...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Nice venue. Would be great for kids, adults not sure. I have always loved trains and their history but at Tweetsie they only have one steam locomotive and the passenger cars are all open air so depending on the weather conditions prepare accordingly. During the...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed October 19, 2015

For two adults and a 3 yr old it cost $105.00 to get in the door. That includes several things to do but not everyone wants to spend all their time climbing on ropes or riding rundown rides. Most everyone wants to ride the train!...More

2  Thank Woodman007
Reviewed October 19, 2015

My wife and I have been taking the kids to Tweetsie and to Ghost Train every year since they were babies (they are now 19 and 14). Even though we know the attractions are geared towards younger kids, my kids always ask around early October,...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

I decided last minute to bring my 11 and 17 year old children for a day/night out. They had an absolute blast! Although geared for the younger crowd, we all had a great time, for a very reasonable price to boot. We left at closing...More

Thank Jessica B
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July 12, 2017|
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Response from HelloItsMe213 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the cost to get in only covers entry into the park, but all rides are covered once you are inside. I would suggest bringing lunch or snacks as the price of food and snacks is like most amusement parks, pricey and not... More
June 26, 2017|
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Response from salliesaver | Reviewed this property |
No, they have a green school bus that goes up and down too.
Susan T
June 14, 2017|
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Response from Zita P | Reviewed this property |
I;ve never been to Tweetsie on the 4th of July but if you don't like to wait it would be best to go on another day.