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Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad

225 10th St, Boone, IA 50036-2004
+1 515-432-4249
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Very nice

We went on the Saturday dinner train.The staff was very nice and informative.The weather was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike A
Clermont, Iowa
First Dinner Train of the Season was Right on Track!

The Dinner Train has started back up with a few changes on the menu. We started off with a spinach... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
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  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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225 10th St, Boone, IA 50036-2004
+1 515-432-4249

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the Saturday dinner train.The staff was very nice and informative.The weather was cold,but nice and comfortable inside the cabin.The food was great and excellent dessert.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The Dinner Train has started back up with a few changes on the menu. We started off with a spinach & artichoke dip and chips, moved on to the Caesar Salad. I had the new Chicken Griller and dinner mate had the Prime Rib. Both...More

Thank tkatIowa
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Our most enjoyable time is riding their Dinner train. It is a step back in time, to the "diamond of times" for those traveling by train across this nation! Delicious food and lovely accommodations.

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We took the Valentines train and sprung for one of the private cabins. It was quiet and peaceful and we both had a window seat. The food was delicious and the staff was incredibly friendly, asking for feedback and making sure we had what we...More

Thank cfhkmh
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Fun on the train one more time. Here our 50-State Quest takes us to Iowa the 44th state for this review. Done in August of ((2000 not 2016)). We did 4 others states that year with only one of them that had been seen before....More

Thank jaduckcoin
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Fun train ride. It was a snowy day so that added to the magic for the kids. We enjoyed the views, the ride and the visit from Santa.

Thank Austin G
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We bought first class tickets for the Santa express. It was total fiasco from the beginning. 1. We got their an hour early as the website encourages. I asked at the counter if we needed to get in line now so we could sit together....More

1  Thank countrygal059
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We arrived about 30 minutes prior to departure on a 75 degree, partly cloudy October Friday, and though the outdoor car tickets were sold out, we were able to purchase first class tickets. Boarding started on time and we proceeded to the front of the...More

Thank JAMESknoxville
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We took the Dinner Train in November hoping to see some of the colors. We did see some but a lot had already fallen. They had assigned seating and dinner was served to you. We had a window view and ate as we talked and...More

Thank Nicole c
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took our three youngest grandchildren (9, 8 & 5) for the afternoon train ride. Everyone loved the ride and museum which is attached. Make sure you bring cash for the concession car as they do not take cards. We went on...More

1  Thank Cindy L
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