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Strasburg Rail Road

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Address: 301 Gap Rd, Ronks, PA 17572-9566
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+1 717-687-7522
11:00 - 19:00
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Travel through Pennsylvania Dutch Country as an authentic steam locomotive...

Travel through Pennsylvania Dutch Country as an authentic steam locomotive pulls you past working farms, our Amish neighbors and beauty as far as the eye can see. Join us for lunch or dinner aboard our Dining Car, ride our miniature steam train and visit our shops. Visit our website for packages and special events.

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A trip through history.....literally

It sounds proverbial by now, but the Strasburg Scenic Rail really is like a trip through time. The refurbished, original rail cars (from the 1800s), rolling through the farmland... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Fairfax County, Virginia
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Fairfax County, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It sounds proverbial by now, but the Strasburg Scenic Rail really is like a trip through time. The refurbished, original rail cars (from the 1800s), rolling through the farmland of the Amish country, truly gives riders the feel of how it was like way back when the rail was the only way to get anywhere in a hurry. It's a... More 

Thank anwrootbeer2017
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If your a railroad enthusiasm, great place to visit, the history and ride of this train was great.45 min ride coach was a nice price.

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Schenectady, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took a ride on the L.O.& S. self propelled motor car last week. The ride was relaxing and informative with a few short stops a long the way. You go 4.5 miles one way, stop and go back the same 4.5 miles to the station. The large trains start running regularly soon. Our engineer/conductor was friendly and professional thru out... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited in winter, so the larger trains were not running. Went on a small car instead. The ride takes you straight through the farmlands and you get an opportunity to see so much more of this beautiful place. Even saw a bald eagle nest!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A nice, but kind of short, ride in a train. Great for kids. It would have been better if they went in a loop rather than going back the same way we had come from.

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Leesburg, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're going to be in the Lancaster or Strasburg area this Strasburg Railway is not to be missed! My son loves to go there - there's lots of trains both big and small and it's very very fun for families. Plan to spend about 3 hours there, more if you take the train ride

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

offen our history here in the us are slowly disapearing due to developjent ect its a shame to loose these great trains , because some greedy landowner wwants to buildca shoppingnmal next store and feels the trains ect dont blend in to there plans ect ... this is a great mueum to see the trains are outside to interact with... More 

Thank RUSTY B. R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way to Lancaster for our 2 year old daughter. She loves trains and couldn't wait to take a ride! The train ride was comfortable in coach and just the right length of time. We stayed longer than i thought we would. We sat out by the train and ate our lunch from the cafe... and... More 

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the RED CABOOSE and decided to take the short drive to see the trains. We then decided to buy tickets and took the train ride which was very pleasant. The cars are very comfy and in great condition. We enjoyed the fact that we could also open the window for some fresh air. The things we learned... More 

Thank Destiny1977
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've been riding the Strasburg Railroad for nearly 30 years. The property is always very well cared for, neat and presentable. The train cars are clean and comfortable and always in great condition. The staff is pleasant and helpful. There are many price options for customers to choose from, from the open air car which we rode on this unseasonably-warm... More 

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