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“Anyone who loves trains....”

Kettle Valley Steam Railway
Ranked #2 of 35 things to do in Summerland
Certificate of Excellence
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kelowna
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2 reviews
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“Anyone who loves trains....”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

....must check out this awesome train! Super fun watching everyone wave as you pass by. Just go there!

Visited August 2012
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Orcas Island, Washington
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“Really fun for the whole family”
Reviewed March 24, 2013

The pretend robbery made my son's jaw drop and the characters all dressed in costume were friendly and fun. Beautiful scenery and the BBQ was delicious.

Visited July 2012
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Langley City, Canada
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“Kettle Valley Steam Railway, Summerland, BC”
Reviewed February 2, 2013

Worth the ride. Low priced tickets for such a great train ride. Station looks like it did ..in the old days...with postcards etc for sale. Friendly husband who did the landscaping, wife works there too is nice. We sat on the not so scenic side on the left. We were to switch at the end by the bridge, but a thunderstorm hit us and we were in the open cars so we all looked like we were in a "wet tshirt contest" as we scrammbled to the covered cars.LOL The guy playing the banjo was great! The Condubtor dressed up in his authentic old time uniform was great!

The ride lasts awhile and then you can get off to take photos or stretch your legs and get on to switch sides for photos that are better on the right side of the train.

The area around the station has train artifacts as well. Old and young and inbetween will enjoy this train.

My Dad was a CPR Engineer and I never rode a train so this was really special to me!

Lila/Anna/Sandy 3 pals for years..Love you guys!

Visited July 2012
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Canada
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“A Perfect Day Out!”
Reviewed December 17, 2012

The KVR train is a perfect way not only to see the beautiful scenery of the Okanagan Valley, but it's like taking a ride into the past. The staff are not only in period costume, but are very friendly and knowledgable. If you time it right, every week or two they reinact a train robbery ...I want to try this again just for that! If you're visiting the Okanagan this is a must do ...you'll have a blast!

Visited June 2012
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“Which part of KVR Do you like best?”
Reviewed December 2, 2012

The steamtrain in Summerland is great in summer or Christmas time. Especially for the kids. There are so many hiking or biking trails. Perfect for anyone wanting to relax with the family.

Visited May 2012
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