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Rail Explorers: Rhode Island Division. Take a tour with Rail Explorers and experience the magic of the railroad like never before! Ride the rails on our pedal powered 'rail explorers' - a unique activity suitable for everyone. Family activity - fun...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1 Alexander Rd, Newport, RI 02871-6151
+1 877-833-8588
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting RI for the TCA Convention and decided to take this advertised excursion. There were people of all ages and some of the adults were more excited to be there than the kids. We took an afternoon time slot in a four person...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Shanaof
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did this with my cousins in late late September and had a great time. There were some nice views at times but we just enjoyed the whole experience. Everything was well organized and all of us would do it again. We had four so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank betsyross62040
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on our anniversary as a fun activity to do during the day and it definitely was. We went out at dusk so the ocean views were magnificent. The guides were excellent and you get a workout as well. Definitely a fun experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ElaineM131313
Reviewed November 5, 2018

There were so many young families with young children, the bus was packed and full of excitement, it was wonderful! The tandems peddled effortlessly along the 6 mile route and the little place where we all met to check in had a fire going and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Joanne B
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice idea and something different to do, but very underwhelming. Most of the ride, you are just riding by bushes and roads. There are a few breaks in the bushes where you see the ocean. This is pretty, but it lasts all of 5 seconds...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sunshi13
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Took our son for 21st birthday with our 2 other grown sons, daughter in law & 2 girl friends. Everyone had a blast and probably more fun than the evening activities.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tony M
Reviewed October 29, 2018

This was such fun! It combined our two loves, railroads and cycling. The staff was most hospitable, knowledgeable and friendly. A special shout out to Brooke, Natalie, and Emma. We took the Northern Ramble and it was a wonderful ride through an emerald forest. They...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RobS012
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We had such a blast! Not just for couples there were groups of friends, families, and other couples. The Staff was great! they offered to take pictures while we were hanging around and then took pictures of us by the big bridge (with our camera-...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eric S
Reviewed October 28, 2018

We met a couple at George’s of Galilee who told us about this adventure.To Them I say Thank You and to George’s I say we are never disappointed! We meet such wonderful people here. This experience is one we will never forget and can’t wait...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nancy H
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We miscalculated our time and got there late, the super friendly staff quickly made an adjustment and we rode all the 6 miles on a super nice day. Since we met on a different location, we got a courtesy ride back to our car. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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July 31, 2018|
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Response from Jocelyn C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you peddle three miles rest for 25 minutes and peddle back
Margo G
July 22, 2018|
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Response from NEfam | Reviewed this property |
It seems that most people prefer the southern circuit as it is more scenery. This is the one we did and loved it. I haven’t done the northern route but have heard it’s more of looking at the golf course and homes... More
Kerry C
July 14, 2018|
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Response from dlsbwilson | Reviewed this property |
No you can’t. They do space you out so you can slow down and get pictures.