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Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Bryson City, NC, USA
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About Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
A 52-mile rail journey through valleys, inside winding tunnels and across spectacular gorges of the Great Smoky Mountains.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Very disappointed in this ride. We sat in the open air car (which was not cleaned before or during our ride). We also ordered box lunches they we didn’t get until the layover. Because of this we missed the entire layover experience including any photo opportunity with the steam
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We enjoyed the ride and the toy train museum but apparently we got ourselves booked onto the ‘other’ route that does not go over the bridge. Be careful when you’re booking a ride and check the route. We will be coming back next year to ride the other route. Met a really great
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Traveled all the way from PA for this ride. I was not disappointed. Lots of passengers and a very long excursion train. I think it was 13 coaches long and each one filled. The mountain and lake scenery were fantastic as was the river. Highly recommend.
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The train ride itself was lackluster, the food was not worth the cost , BBQ tasted like prepackaged pulled pork and the fried chicken was average . Staff was friendly and Renee our waitress was awesome . Disappointing experience except for the hospitality of the staff.
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My family and I went on the Polar Express ride in December 2019, and we had a great time! Everybody enjoyed it from beginning to end, and it is something that we’re hoping to turn into a family tradition! Lots of good memories were made, and we’re looking forward to our next
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