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Strasburg Rail Road

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Address: 301 Gap Road, Ronks, PA 17572
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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Wine and Cheese Train was Nice

We went on the Wine and Cheese train on recent Saturday evening. The wine and cheese were both good as was the Victorian (and air conditioned) car we were in. However, I wish it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
bweids5
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Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Strasburg Railroad is a very popular attraction in Lancaster County, PA. The yard is picturesque, with several trains parked along sidetracks. You can buy tickets online; buy tix for your entire group at one time, otherwise, you may not be able to sit together. The ride is what I would consider very short; no ride to a destination, no scenic... More 

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Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went on the Wine and Cheese train on recent Saturday evening. The wine and cheese were both good as was the Victorian (and air conditioned) car we were in. However, I wish it had been longer.

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Thank bweids5
Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved this train ride, we sat in the First Class car, so glad we did this! Seats were comfortable and was not crowded at all in our car. Our train left at a stormy time and we had to wait for a tree to be cleared from the rails, so we were happy we had the full coverage of the... More 

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were looking forward to this experience only to be disappointed. The ride was suppose to be 45 min but subtract loading, unloading and turnaround, it was maybe 25 minutes. We splurged on paying extra for the lounge car but even though the swivel club seats were great, the air conditioning didn't make it to that car. The view from... More 

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Loves_Lancaster, Guest Relations Manager at Strasburg Rail Road, responded to this review

Dear vpn2009, Thank you for sharing your feedback. Though it's difficult to read when a customer is disappointed, it only serves to make our experience better. We will be certain to follow up on the the air conditioning and the quality of the narration. We do hope you will return in the future and give us another try! Sincerely, Lisa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A definite must see when in Lancaster! The train was fun since we have never rode in one. The only issue we had was a big storm came and rained so hard we couldn't see out the windows and the train had to stop due to a tree on the track. The announcer forgot to mute the mic and we... More 

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Fort Meade, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So, first I should say that this isn't really what I was expecting, and that may be affecting my review. What was expected: A play, with occasional audience participation. what we actually got: A scenario, with in character actors periodically providing clues to solve the scenario. No actual play. What to expect: If you're going as a group, buy your... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The train ride was enjoyable, and the scenery was nice. The narrator/tour guide did a good job delivering information about the area, and he kept my interest most of the time. We rode in the coach car I believe ($14). There are a couple times when a train rushes past you going the other direction. There is also a picnic... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived later in the day, and unfortunately were not able to ride the train or the smaller option for adults/kids at $5.00 a ride. We can't wait to go back and actually ride the steam train. It was a great place for photos and to see the old locomotive go on fire and steam was really interesting. As they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited Strasburg on July 16 of 2016. I chose that date for the simple fact that they had the rolling antique auto show event and I also hadn't been to railroad museum or taken in their trains yet. It was everything I expected, and with the purchase of a train ticket you could ride on one of the pre... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the train ride. The kids were really excited when the whistle blew. Everyone was very riendly and nice.

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