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French Lick Scenic Railway

8594 W State Road 56, French Lick, IN 47432-9343
+1 800-748-7246
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Polar Express 2017 - Wonderful trip to wonderland

We treated our large family (16+ members aged 3 months to 16, and a couple 69 years old) to this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Louisville, Kentucky
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Polar express

We have done the polar express several times, it’s awesome and well thought out. The kids really... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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“polar express” (21 reviews)
“train ride” (74 reviews)
“north pole” (20 reviews)
8594 W State Road 56, French Lick, IN 47432-9343
+1 800-748-7246
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We treated our large family (16+ members aged 3 months to 16, and a couple 69 years old) to this years Polar Express train ride. It was a dream to experience! The train’s entire crew were in character, were very positive and polite, and the...More

Thank D C C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have done the polar express several times, it’s awesome and well thought out. The kids really enjoy all the interactive activities. The hot chocolate is truly hot is the only thing so the kids never actually drink it but other than that every aspect...More

Thank snydma01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brief ride on the trolley car between French Lick and West Baden between the beautiful two old hotel resorts. It was a lovely ride after dark to see all of the Christmas decorations. Had a great time!

Thank RKneeland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a ride on the Polar Express. Absolutely great experience. The Elfs sang and danced for our entertainment. We were served hot chocolate and cookies during the ride. After the train arrived at the North Pole, Santa Claus himself boarded and gave each child a...More

Thank Bikersport
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Rode this railroad on weekend when had special robbery event scheduled and found the ride to be relaxing and slow through the Indiana countryside. Not as much to see as would have liked but the train robbery and show that we saw was a good...More

Thank kgbluejacket
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This ride is one of those things that you do but not great enough to do again. The colors were starting to change so it was a pretty ride but we couldn't hear the majority of the history or stories that were being told during...More

Thank granof03
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

My son adores trains and was so excited for this trip. We did the Wild West ride and were unsure how he would handle the “robbery”. He’s not quite 3. The train ride was about an hour to the half way point. My son wasn’t...More

Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took this trip in October. We were hoping for a beautiful fall foliage. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case but it was an interesting and relaxing. We enjoyed it and woukd recommend it

Thank marcwN2141AX
Reviewed 3 October 2017

What a wonderful experience for young children and families. Seeing generations dressed in PJ's and posing for pictures is priceless! Expect to be entertained on a train ride to the "North Pole." The elves were interacting with the kids and got the crowd into the...More

1  Thank michellelcsw
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

A small town railroad station converted into a railroad excursion venue. There is a private train with a unique executive car parked at the station. And a selection of French Lick railroad souvenirs within the structure. The museum is not on the site - directions...More

Thank danielwr2017
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7 November 2017|
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Response from Margie M | Reviewed this property |
About an hour and a-half.
12 July 2017|
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Response from Indiana_Brown | Reviewed this property |
When we went, it was just a train ride (no theater) and the price was the same for all the cars. Some cars had a/c and a second "floor", which I didn't care for because it's very skinny and it's just a long bench. The main... More
Ryan K
31 March 2017|
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Response from memoryseeker | Reviewed this property |
Ours was with a Lions Clubs group, I would say about an hour and half total, down and back. It was not very scenic.