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Austin Steam Train

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Address: 401 E Whitestone Blvd, Suite C-100, Cedar Park, TX 78613-9051
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I took my mom for the spring brunch train and it was relaxing and fun. My mom really enjoyed it and it was our first time to the train. We enjoyed the view and had good brunch and... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Martin A
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Austin, Texas
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La Grange, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took mothers day train ride from cedar park to downtown satillo market. Trip was very slow but could be tolerated. Finally got the the market we were under impression would have an hour or more there. As we got off train we were informed that we would need to be back in 30 minutes. Ok barely time to stand in... More 

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1 Thank jkubos777
Plano, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I love historic train rides. This time, we splurged and got the first class tickets. Oh, the comforts of yesteryear. The seats reclined and even had footrests that could be adjusted. There were a number of families with children on the train, so this is definitely a family friendly outing. The ride was relaxing and the scenery... More 

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Thank Hattlady
Mico, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rode the Hill Country Flyer to Burnet. I had read reviews, some good, some bad, and decided to go with an open mind. It was wonderful. I called before making reservations because I had questions on what car to book. I had to leave a message but received a call back within the hour. The woman I spoke with... More 

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1 Thank heinewendy
Austin, Texas
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51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I took my mom for the spring brunch train and it was relaxing and fun. My mom really enjoyed it and it was our first time to the train. We enjoyed the view and had good brunch and drinks. I took my mom for her Bday and she loved it. I recommend it for all seniors.

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Thank Martin A
San Antonio
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The train would be fun for young children once. The scenery is not all that great and wouldn't be something that would warrant a repeat.

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Thank G0SpursG0
Leander, Texas
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We took the train on a Sunday and had a very relaxing day. We rode in the air condition car and am glade we did as it warmed up quickly in the afternoon. Enjoyed the ride but there wasn't much to do at the stops the train had made. The western shootout was fun to watch. Next time we are... More 

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Thank roadmaster2016
San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We went on the train this past weekend. Our car was dark and most of the lights didn't work, so we were like in a cave. For the good parts, Santa was wonderful with kids, as was the book reader. This was enjoyable. Hot chocolate and cookies were enjoyed. The guy with a guitar didn't know all the words to... More 

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1 Thank Micheal G
Austin, Texas
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58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The North Pole flyer was such a disappointment. It was not worth the money!! This train is very dated and not in a charming way. It's pulled by a diesel engine not a steam train which was misleading. They try to make it more interesting with some Christmas Carolers, Santa Claus, book reading, and Mrs. Claus. Half of the workers... More 

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1 Thank Jenny S
Houston, Texas
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51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Austin Steam Train Association operates excursion trains out of Cedar Park, Texas. Both half day and full day trips are available; check the website for schedules. Special theme trains operate during holidays, as do trains featuring wine and craft beer tastings. The vintage train cars, all of which are air conditioned, give a feel for what it was like to... More 

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Thank Thomas M
Elgin, Texas
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215 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Four of us took the Hill Country Flyer to Burnet. The weather was perfect. Unless you have children, you might want spring for the adults-only car, as excited little kids tend to create a lot of noise. Fortunately we found a small private lounge where we hung out for the return trip. The steam engine is undergoing renovations; instead we... More 

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