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Strasburg Rail Road

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Address: 301 Gap Rd, Ronks, PA 17572-9566
Phone Number: +1 717-687-7522
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Travel through Pennsylvania Dutch Country as an authentic steam locomotive...

Travel through Pennsylvania Dutch Country as an authentic steam locomotive pulls you past working farms, our Amish neighbors and beauty as far as the eye can see. Join us for lunch or dinner aboard our Dining Car, ride our miniature steam train and visit our shops. Visit our website for packages and special events.

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Nice 45 minute ride through the countryside. Engaging staff who loves to be there. Can get bundle Tickets to other attractions like the museum or the local entertainment farm... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice 45 minute ride through the countryside. Engaging staff who loves to be there. Can get bundle Tickets to other attractions like the museum or the local entertainment farm for a discount.

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Thank Heather A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Go 1st class, it's only $4 more per person and you get 1st class service in air conditioning. The snacks and drinks are really good

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Thank Blake P
Manalapan, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took the train ride through the countryside great experience!! Great for kids ,,several stops to get on and off... Wonderful way to spend the afternoon!!

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our swivel seats in the Lounge car were very comfortable and added to the experience. We enjoyed looking out over the peaceful farmland, but ride should have been just a little bit longer. Nice way to spend 45 minutes. Highly recommend the train ride for families with children.

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Thank JackieBG7
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was worth every penny. Beautifully restored train and cars fun for all. I can not believe anyone would give this a bad review. Scenic history and fun facts. If you don't like this ride you must sit home and watch TV way to much!! Parents you do need to make your children behave and pay attention to their surroundings.... More 

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Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Being hubby is an avid collector of toy trains, we always enjoy visiting the 'Big Boys'. We arrived the day Thomas the Engine was entertaining the people with the 45 minute ride. Along the way, people on the side of the tracks waving and riders returning the wave, looking happy and so glad they did not miss. Unfortunately, we did... More 

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King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at Day Out with Thomas. Our 2 year old loved riding on the trains. We had tickets for one of the early rides which I highly recommend to beat some of the crowds (we were able to park in the adjacent lot as opposed to being shuttled from a distant lot) and heat (in the... More 

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Southaven, Mississippi, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fun ride. Not nearly long enough! (Round-trip was only 45 minutes. I could have ridden all day.) We sat in the dining car and the food was good. My 2-year old's PB&J sandwich had a bit too much J on it so she pitched a fit and refused to eat it. My husband ate it and said it was... More 

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Waterford Works, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went through the museum and were so impressed with how the trains were built and the history involved with all of the trains on display.

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Brick, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect ride for an Autumn afternoon. We love to go out every fall to this beautiful countryside and to see all the beautiful Lancaster Farms and the old "Carpenter's Cemetery". Ride in the open air car for a great view. Perfect for kids and everyone. Going back this October.

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