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The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad offers excursions year round. The train offers an excellent view of the natural scenery and wildlife of the national park and an opportunity to learn about the history of the railroad in valley. The train runs...more
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My friend had never been on a train, so I took her to Akron Northside station and we hopped on a train headed for Peninsula. I will admit, the first car we boarded didn't smell the greatest, so I was concerned. We walked thru to...More
We were a party of ten adults and 4 children (10 and under). We were celebrating two January birthdays by touring the CVNP by train. It was a beautiful, sunny Sunday afternoon and we saw two cayotes, several deer, ducks, a waterfall, and an eagle's...More
We decided to take a 2 and 1/2 hour round trip train ride through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park as a winter excursion. So we purchased Executive Class tickets for the Saint Lucie Lounge for yesterday leaving from the Independence Station. The restored train car...More
I wish I could give this company ZERO stars. My husband and I have tickets for the train that leaves tomorrow morning (Jan. 19) at 10:30 a.m. We will be traveling from Columbus. The problem we are facing is there is a winter storm warning...More
My kids are 2 and 5 yrs old. It was a mediocre experience. Perhaps I lack the knowledge of where the money is intended to go, but there was nothing magical about it. I had seen pictures of past years. There were no elves on...More
Date of experience: December 2018
KatieB5355, Public Relations Manager at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019
We are very disappointed to hear that we did not meet your exceptions for The Polar Express train ride. CVSR strives to create a fun and memorable experience for all passengers and we apologize that you were not happy with the trip. We would love...More
We took our twin 5 year olds yesterday on the Polar Express. We all have a great time, everyone working the Express did a wonderful job. The kids loved everything about it and are already wanting to go back.
We did the polar express train ride with our children (ages 1-14) & had a great time!! I was worried about the kids getting bored over a 2 hour trip but they had fun activities planned & no one complained of being bored one time!...More
We went on the Polar Express train ride last night. This was our second trip. Last year, it was a magical experience. The elves in the cars kept kids entertained, the decorations were beautiful, the suspense of “are we there yet?”, everything was exactly the...More