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“Railroad tour”

Verde Canyon Railroad
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US$98.29*
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Verde Canyon Railroad Adventure
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Verde Canyon Railroad is a Southwestern adventure that takes passengers on a ride through Arizona’s backcountry, only accessible from the comfort of this train. This legendary “boutique” attraction allows members of groups an uncommon view of a wildly-wonderful red-rock canyon. The four-hour excursion requires no laborious effort or exertion except by the highly-trained staff who absolutely love what they do. As evidenced by exceedingly positive reviews, they do it very well. Verde Canyon Railroad is the only excursion train in the Southwest which offers every guest two seats for the price of one: inside viewing through large panoramic windows in all coaches and 360-degree views from open-air viewing cars attached to each coach. As the train passes “through” a grand canyon, both vantages celebrate incomparable scenery, high-desert flora and fauna, historic trestles, dramatic geology, unusual rock formations and passage through a century-old 680-foot tunnel. Throughout the journey the captivating history of the Verde Canyon and the Railroad unfolds with narration interlaced with a wide genre of popular railroad tunes.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 23 November 2017

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This 3.5 hour train ride is a wonderful way to see the Arizona wilderness. The train travels along the Verde River into a beautiful red rock canyon. The cottonwoods and sycamores were changing color and their yellow against the red rocks and blue river were stunning. The highlight was to see two bald eagles soaring above the river. They are exquisite. A first class ticket includes a light lunch and a cash bar.

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