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Strasburg Rail Road

301 Gap Rd, Ronks, PA 17572-9566
+1 866-725-9666
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Must See in Strasburg

We were on a tour of the area and stopped at the Strasburg Railroad. We are glad we did. We watched... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Niagara Falls, Canada
Santa Train Impressed

On a whim we booked tickets a few days in advanced and it was a wonderful trip. The train runs on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bristol, Pennsylvania
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“open air car” (130 reviews)
“dining car” (140 reviews)
“train ride” (470 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
301 Gap Rd, Ronks, PA 17572-9566
+1 866-725-9666
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were on a tour of the area and stopped at the Strasburg Railroad. We are glad we did. We watched the steam engine and train pull into the station with Mr & Mrs Santa Claus. It was great.

Thank RickyLeeca
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On a whim we booked tickets a few days in advanced and it was a wonderful trip. The train runs on time and is staffed well. The coach car was quite cozy and warm and beautifully decorated for Christmas. Santa came by for pictures and...More

Thank rec_girl79
Reviewed 1 week ago

They make it sound like you gonna have a real nice longer trip but it is really short and it was over before we knew it.More

Thank Alzor S
Steve B, Guest Relations Manager at Strasburg Rail Road, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Alzor S, We're sorry if you feel we have misrepresented our train excursion. Our historic short line steam train excursion has been a 45-minute roundtrip since wheels began to roll long ago in the 1850s. We have attempted to make that information clear on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my two granddaughters on the Santa Christmas train, we sat in the dining car, had a very tasty lunch to boot! The girls enjoyed themselves, they loved being on the train with Santa and Mrs. Claus, the caroler s they enjoyed it all and...More

Thank travelmite
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great time/opportunity to ride an old train thru fields-we had never been on a train like this-it may sound silly -but it made a real "choo-choo" sound!! And for a girl from the city-it was a real treat! Would not do it...More

Thank artemis846
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought tickets for the Presidential car, which was really nice. There was enough room for the kids to move around without disturbing anyone. The carolers and instrumental musicians were a nice and unexpected touch. Santa was fun, and each child received a Christmas ornament. The...More

Thank allichka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 45 minute train ride included instrumental music, carol singers, and Santa. The little village after the tide was very quaint with a lot of activities for kids as well as shops and food. Interior of train coach was very nice.

1  Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My nephew and I did the lunch on the Railroad at the Strasburg Rail road yesterday. WE LOVED IT! Since it was during November, there weren’t a lot of colors to see outside or much activity but we did have Santa and carolers on the...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambiance of the train was the best part as the ride itself is rather uneventful. You basically go through a bunch of cornfields. I am from Indiana so I see lots of cornfields. The staff however was very pleasant and attentive. They announce some...More

Thank smcgal02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our conductor was well informed and shared many facts about railroads and farm life as we chugged along in a 100 year old railroad car. We chose the outdoor car to enjoy the beautiful day. The land was beautiful and the properties were well maintained...More

Thank Mariel_9
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Emily R
November 30, 2017|
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Response from Steve B | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! Santa visits with families aboard the train. The train's layover in the Station is minimal, so the best way for children to see Santa is with a ticket aboard the train. We hope you'll join us!
Sue W
August 13, 2017|
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Response from Steve B | Property representative |
Strasburg Rail Road has several restrooms throughout the most trains. All First Class cars and the Dining cars have restrooms, and we almost always operate with at least one Coach car that has a restroom as well. Open Air... More
Ellis M
February 10, 2017|
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Response from Ralph M | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does.