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Address: 299 N Main St, Post Office Box 310, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-3144
Phone Number:
+1 479-253-9623
09:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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a short but interesting and enjoyable train ride

The railroad has a very short length of track (only about 2 miles) so riding out and back takes only about 90 minutes. This is offset by very interesting activity at each end of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 November 2016
Georgetown, Texas
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Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

History lovers and train buffs love this attraction which has been in ES forever. Lot's of interesting lore and fun ride. Good photo ops.

Thank Ericstud
College Station, Texas
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The best thing about this train ride was the conductor. He was full of information about Eureka Springs and trains and railroad history. And he obviously thought it was important to give the most entertaining history lesson possible!

Thank Erika M
San Antonio
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Of all the exciting things Eureka Springs has to offer the dinner on the train was the best. Fine Dining with a four course meal. The historic dining car is beautiful and the whole night was wonderful from the staff to the food. The prime rib was cooked to perfection and the dessert was as amazing to see as it... More 

1 Thank 581conniek
Georgetown, Texas
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44 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

The railroad has a very short length of track (only about 2 miles) so riding out and back takes only about 90 minutes. This is offset by very interesting activity at each end of the track. At the station, they demonstrate reversing the locomotive by rotating it on a small turntable. At the end of the line, they demonstrate reversing... More 

1 Thank DWoerner
Bas-Mauco, France
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This tour ride was educational entertaining as well as family friendly, totally enjoyed the personal touch of the conductor and history lesson shared.

Thank Andy B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Waste of money and time the train was late and you take in more sights just driving yourself it was just a bunch of trees no real scenery. Terrible and if you are interested in getting a 15 dollar nap in then this is definitely for you. People working were great. Just not an experience I want to experience again.

Thank Clarissa V
Hurst, TX
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went on the dinner cruise and had a great time. The dining car was beautifully restored, it was like stepping back in time. The service and meal (we had the chicken) were wonderful and the baked Alaska dessert was a perfect finale. It was a very classy and romantic evening, I would definitely recommend it.

1 Thank trgingrich
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The conductor made the whole trip for us. He told stories as we made a 30-minute trip out, got out to place coins on the track and have them flattened (ah, to have fun like a kid again!), and then a 30-minute trip back to the station. You may get the same scenery driving along the route, but there's something... More 

Thank streich
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The conductor was very knowledgeable about the trains and history. They let you smashe nails and pennies at the turnaround. Overall great experience!!!

Thank bubba1035
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21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the train ride and the food was good too. It was a little pricey, but honestly it was the most fun thing that we did on this trip.

Thank Kayakermommy

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