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Relaxing way to view the countryside

Booked a mid-October trip to see the fall foliage in the Smokey Mountains. The ride was enjoyable... read more

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Chris E
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Greenville, South Carolina
The adult in you? It's okay. The child in you? Wonderful!

Riding the Polar Express with the Great Smoky Mtn. Railroad is a two-fold experience. Get your... read more

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doublegdawg
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Winder, GA
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

I had wanted to take this train for years and finally got the chance and now they have a steam engine. We booked the open car only because we couldn’t get 2 seats together in the regular train cars. It turned out that standing up and hanging out the side of the open car was the best part. They even had some great entertainment on the train and we had lunch in the Kostas Family Greek restaurant in Dillsboro. This is the absolutely loveliest way to spend a day! Don’t miss their toy train museum. It is a huge collection including a giant layout with everything imaginable except the kitchen sink.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sandy K
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Took 3 grand children for the trip to the North Pole. They LOVED it. We will take more of the children when they get older.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DonCostner
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

We've often ridden on excursions with the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, from Thomas the Tank Engine, to the Polar Express, to the Peanuts Halloween experience, to the Boy Scout railroading merit badge trip. We've always enjoyed the rides, and have been pleased with the professionalism and courtesy of the staff. I highly recommend it!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Michele B
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

For the trip we took and the amenities the train offered our large group were all in agreeable that the prices were reasonable. Wish they would have told us the appropriate times to take for arrival of train, maybe we could have had some dinner before rather than afterwards. Staff seemed friendly our kids enjoyed it.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Clara B
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

This trip was such fun for both the children and adults! The story was fun. The scenery was amazing with the river winding it's way next to the tracks. Then the North Pole was perfect! Thank you for a wonderful time!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Diana C
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