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Hocking Valley Scenic Railway

Nelsonville, OH, USA
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About Hocking Valley Scenic Railway
The Hocking Valley Scenic Railway is a 501c3 non-profit organization operated entirely by volunteer members. It operates historic train rides from Nelsonville, Ohio, a close drive to the Hocking Hills. The track was originally built in 1869 and the HVSR has been providing family-friendly train rides since 1972. In addition to weekend trains between May and October, there are several theme trains including Easter Bunny Train, Robbery Train, All-Caboose Train, October Fall Foliage, Santa Trains, and New Year's Eve Train.
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Love love love. This is fantastic experience in so many ways. To the privileged people complaining about some of the scenery: "this is what real poverty looks like. Sorry to inconvenience your view." 🙄
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Had great service and food. Staff was friendly. My boyfriend and I don't drink but beer, soda and water was offered with 6 piece chicken wings and make your own nachos which both were delicious. We enjoyed the ride and our company. Had to share our table which we didn't mind.
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Screeching children and the soundtrack of Alvin and the chipmunks on loop, if there were an 8th gate of Hell this is it. 2+ hours of nonstop disappointment. The only form of entertainment was a man who offered 2 choices of balloon animals a sword or dog so at least when every
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First, I bought the tickets online and they ask you to pick your seats. Why? You don’t sit in the seats you reserved. It’s a first come first serve basis. They sold too many tickets for the wine and cheese cars so we ended up walking through 3 train cars until we found a seat in
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The train ride was a great experience. I do wish they would have played music. Or had something to keep everyone entertained other than being on your phone. But luckily we had great conversation and great friends with us. There are a few lights on houses to see while you are
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