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Whitewater Valley Railroad

South Eastern Ave, Connersville, IN 47331
+1 765-825-2054
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Day out with Thomas

It was an enjoyable day with the grandkids. A great event. Family coming in from Texas in June so... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
110donnar
via mobile
Off with Friends

After being on train trips all over Colorado I have to say this trip was a disappointment. The Wild... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Ann A
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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South Eastern Ave, Connersville, IN 47331
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+1 765-825-2054
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

It was an enjoyable day with the grandkids. A great event. Family coming in from Texas in June so we will be spending a day with Thomas. We are also taking the train to Metamora with the grandsons. They are excited about trains and looking...More

Thank 110donnar
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

After being on train trips all over Colorado I have to say this trip was a disappointment. The Wild West show was fun but track is rough. The bathrooms at the end were gross, disgusting, appallingly gross.

Thank Ann A
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Round trip ride after a lunch stop. Once again more fun for us with another steam train. This state became the 43rd state in our 50-State Quest done in August of ((2000 not 2016)). We also did 4 other states that year but this review...More

Thank jaduckcoin
Reviewed 29 October 2016

My wife and I took the train ride from Connersville to Metamora and back, with a nice 2 hour layover in Metamora to shop and grab a bite to eat. The grand central station in Connersville where you board, has a nice area that explains...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I have seen better scenery, but I couldn't pass up a train ride and am glad for it. What I didn't like is that they kept on repeating about the canal boat ride in Metamora, both coming and going, even though the attraction is closed...More

Thank imlin3
Reviewed 10 October 2016

If you are into trains and railroads this would be a good thing to do. If not ,it'll be a long day especially with small kids. Some people brought toddlers and they were not happy campers due to the train whistle being loud and the...More

Thank Barbara0414
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyable trip, went on the 10am trip with 4 hour layover. Had fun only downside was the train left on the return trip about 45 minutes late. Partially because some people got on the wrong train.

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The ride was pretty, the train was having wild west days which was fun. My husband and I have been on a lot of train rides over the years. This is the first that does not have bathrooms on the train. Okay this is a...More

2  Thank Ann A
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

People of all ages come and ride the train. The train has a loud Whistle. A very loud Whistle. It blows long and loud and proud. Blow Whistle, blow.

Thank jalewe
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Overall, another laaaaaaid-back ride. Interestingly, many of the people who have read my TripAdvisor reviews have been for the French Lick Scenic Railroad, so going on the Whitewater Valley looked to be a good opportunity to share with fellow excursion train riders. I wasn’t disappointed,...More

Thank Eric F
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Deb R
how soon will the 2017 schedule be up??
2 February 2017|
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Response from Eric F | Reviewed this property |
Anyone interested the WVR 2017 schedule and has questions can check it out at (765) 825-2054 or Google their website. I recommend the excursion train if you have a whole day to enjoy the ride and stopover in Metamora.
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Is there restrooms on the train ride polar express?
2 December 2015|
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bvanskaik
If I bring a packed lunch can we eat on the train? Also, can you leave items on the train during the layover?
30 September 2015|
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Response from ohiohess | Reviewed this property |
Not positive, but I believe the answer is yes and yes... we didn't take the whole train ride to metamora but I would have felt safe leaving items on the bus when we arrived for dinner. There are no assigned seats so just... More
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