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Strasburg Rail Road

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Address: 301 Gap Rd, Ronks, PA 17572-9566
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+1 717-687-7522
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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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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Fun for train lovers

A nice, but kind of short, ride in a train. Great for kids. It would have been better if they went in a loop rather than going back the same way we had come from.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A nice, but kind of short, ride in a train. Great for kids. It would have been better if they went in a loop rather than going back the same way we had come from.

Thank rachel b
Leesburg, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're going to be in the Lancaster or Strasburg area this Strasburg Railway is not to be missed! My son loves to go there - there's lots of trains both big and small and it's very very fun for families. Plan to spend about 3 hours there, more if you take the train ride

Thank Terry E
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

offen our history here in the us are slowly disapearing due to developjent ect its a shame to loose these great trains , because some greedy landowner wwants to buildca shoppingnmal next store and feels the trains ect dont blend in to there plans ect ... this is a great mueum to see the trains are outside to interact with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way to Lancaster for our 2 year old daughter. She loves trains and couldn't wait to take a ride! The train ride was comfortable in coach and just the right length of time. We stayed longer than i thought we would. We sat out by the train and ate our lunch from the cafe... and... More 

Thank Mandarin2882
Easton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the RED CABOOSE and decided to take the short drive to see the trains. We then decided to buy tickets and took the train ride which was very pleasant. The cars are very comfy and in great condition. We enjoyed the fact that we could also open the window for some fresh air. The things we learned... More 

Thank Destiny1977
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been riding the Strasburg Railroad for nearly 30 years. The property is always very well cared for, neat and presentable. The train cars are clean and comfortable and always in great condition. The staff is pleasant and helpful. There are many price options for customers to choose from, from the open air car which we rode on this unseasonably-warm... More 

Thank Nancy T
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 4th time visiting though the first in off-season and on a non-Thomas day. Though the playground and all the other attractions were closed at the station, the train was enough for our 2 year old. We rode in couch as always and felt comfortable. I recommend sitting on the side that faces the train station platform at... More 

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Frazer, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Okay everyone.....this is something that most younger people will never get to do and that is to ride a real steam train. This bigger than life chance to jump on board and enjoy a 45-minute, round-trip ride through the tranquil Amish countryside will be one that everyone will enjoy. You board at the station and travel down to to Paradise,... More 

Thank David B
Kelseyville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017

First a Railroad then the museum. Right at the same place so be prepared to spend the day. This state became number 35 of our 50-State Quest done in 1997 . But that was on the west coast the first time. This review is our second time in the state doing the central area. We also did the east after... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017

We have ridden the Strasburg Rail Road many times and we are never disappointed. Open-air cars are the way to go. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenery.

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