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Great Northern Train Ride

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426 N Front St, Spooner, WI 54801-1402
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Elegant Dinner Train

Had a great experience! Husband and I went for a 2nd time. Drove up from Twin Cities. Train car and... read more

Reviewed today
anglophile2018
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Wonderful experience!

Drove up from Illinois for the dinner train. What a lovely experience! The trip was leisurely and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
b0liveri
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Machesney Park, Illinois
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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“dining car” (25 reviews)
“pizza” (23 reviews)
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426 N Front St, Spooner, WI 54801-1402
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"bed and breakfast"
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"dining car"
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"hot breakfast"
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"dinner train"
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"sleeping accommodations"
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"sleeping car"
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"unique experience"
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"anniversary gift"
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"recommend this trip"
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"step back in time"
in 7 reviews
"northern wisconsin"
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"drink prices"
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Reviewed today

Had a great experience! Husband and I went for a 2nd time. Drove up from Twin Cities. Train car and restrooms were very clean. 5 course meal was mouth wateringly delicious. 2 lady servers were very quick to provide refills, answer questions, etc. We had...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove up from Illinois for the dinner train. What a lovely experience! The trip was leisurely and relaxing. Food was delicious and plentiful. The server was attentive and informative - she even played the organ and sang! We then stayed at the motel in Spooner....More

Thank b0liveri
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I did the dinner train and it was fantastic. The food was great and the service was phenomenal. The server even played the keyboard and sang for us.

Thank Jessica B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a cabin not far from the train, and as usually happens, it has always been "too close" to go do. This year, we committed to doing it! And it was tons of fun! We went on an "off" night - the Tuesday after...More

Thank Eisme77
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rode the dinner train not really knowing what to expect. All I can say is it was a fantastic experience! The food was excellent and the entire adventure was wonderful. We met many great people on the train. A special thanks to Cathy who...More

Thank bookmdano0
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful staff and the food was superb. The sunset at dinner was gorgeous. The toilet area of the bathroom is very small so be prepared. We had a lot fun with other couples we traveled with.

Thank April R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had first class reservations for the dinner/overnight train. We had arrived a little early and they invited us to take the trolley ride at no charge. All of the meals were great, they even accomodated my dietary needs, gluten/dairy free. Everyone was super friendly....More

Thank Jodi B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a 1st class cabin on a Thurs. Just 1 other couple in 1st class... our cabin was small but fine. Had a nice lounge car at back of train, we had drinks and apps. Very comfortable. Dinner was served in dining car... was...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

We chose the Great Northern B&B train ride for our fiftieth anniversary getaway. We felt like there was nobody more important to the staff than us! The service was outstanding and the food was as good as anything we ever enjoyed anywhere. Between the main...More

Thank Skip R
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

We took the First Class B&B Trip offered by the company. It was a great experience and we were glad we paid the extra to be able to go back in time and travel like people from long ago. We were given drinks in the...More

2  Thank 709nancyh
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melann582018
March 10, 2018|
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Response from James P | Reviewed this property |
not 100% sure if cost and do remember it was not cheap, but the food was great. you are paying for the experience and not just food. we would do it again
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Jeryl R
January 29, 2018|
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Response from William B | Reviewed this property |
You board and get off in the same spot, the address is N6639 Dilly Lake Road, Trego, WI 54888
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Cardealershelllake
October 10, 2017|
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Response from Gayle S | Reviewed this property |
I think it was a joke?
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