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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

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Address: Streetsboro Road, Peninsula, OH 44131
Phone Number: 330-657-2000
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A way to explore nature in Train

I read about the Train trips here and thought that I should explore this too. I drove to Peninsula,OH and stayed there for a day. The trains from Rockside station are different... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Shekar9
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Dublin, Ohio
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copley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You are going through river valleys to town locations. This is not the painted desert trip. And @ $15.00 a good value. Genuine train experience. We left from downtown Akron and got off in Peninsula for lunch. Had to go back and could not make whole trip. Also bikers can take bikes on and bike back. Sort of like a... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a trip from Pittsburgh to take a real train for a few hours but was totally disappointed. The cars do not look like the website as they are old and not the greatest. The seats weren't bad but the windows could be cleaner. As for scenic the main thing you see are trees and more trees. I could see... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of six friends rode this railway on Friday, July 14. We paid the higher price for first class/ dome seats leaving from Rockside. We were told that we would have a snack and beverage included as well as audio tour availability. The dome seating turned out to be terribly hot and the beverages offered were hot coffee, hot... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read about the Train trips here and thought that I should explore this too. I drove to Peninsula,OH and stayed there for a day. The trains from Rockside station are different than from other stations. From here travelers can enjoy the trip in first class, premium and in premium dome class. The tickets can be booked online. The dome... More 

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Bellbrook, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rode the railway our first day at the Cuyahoga Valley NP. We got the superior first class tickets, which are the seats in the upper deck of the car with a glass dome enclosure. This allowed for some really great views along the trip. The trip is roughly 3 hours for the round trip, depending on stops. At the... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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201 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice ride with many stops. Food and drinks are on board. Stop at one of the National Park museums and have something to drink or eat. You can even walk a trail or visit some shops.

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Church Hill, Tennessee
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 4 took the train ride on Wednesday, July 3. I want to provide some constructive comments. We were very dissatisfied with our train ride. My husband and I have taken several train rides and was really looking forward to this one. We had my husband's parents with us and it was their first train ride. We paid... More 

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Corona, California
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176 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This activity was quite enjoyable for 3 seniors but there were all ages on the train who seemed to have a good time. There is plenty of parking at the Akron station and a ticket agent to help you. Every volunteer conductor was friendly and helpful. They answered questions and pointed out points of interest. There are rest rooms and... More 

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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience riding the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, Bike Aboard! It's a great ride, comfortable and air conditioned. Friendly staff and a pleasure to ride the train. They always load our bikes well, never had a problem with that so far. Been on bike aboard about 5 times over the last 2 years and always good!

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North Webster, Indiana
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very relaxing, yet interesting and immersive trip through the national park. It was at times a bit too slow moving for younger children, who lost interest in trees quickly. We took the roundtrip from the north Rockside road station. Our Trainman, Brad, was a great resource, with many interesting stories and historical facts about the train, the park, the... More 

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