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Address: 38 Norcross Circle, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860
Phone Number: +1 603-356-5251
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Enjoy an old-fashioned railroading experience with all trains departing...

Enjoy an old-fashioned railroading experience with all trains departing from an 1874 station in North Conway Village. Whether you choose one of the Valley Trains to Conway or Bartlett, or take the Notch Train through spectacular Crawford Notch, this is a journey back in time the whole family will enjoy. Valley Train Season: mid-April through December. Notch Train Season: late June through mid-October. Coach, First Class, and Dining Car options are available on all routes. Chilren under 4 ride free in Coach on the Valley Trains. Well-behaved dogs are always welcome.

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Wonderful train ride

This railroad journey is beautiful. Great place to visit with kids to enjoy the beauty of New Hampshire.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Sonia R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This railroad journey is beautiful. Great place to visit with kids to enjoy the beauty of New Hampshire.

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ConwayScenicRR, Manager at Conway Scenic Railroad, responded to this review

Thanks for this nice review, Sonia! Susan Logan Marketing Manager CSRR More 

Ozone Park, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did the Santa Express Train in the Dome car. It was a pleasant ride and the children enjoyed it. The elves came around and offered hot chocolate and a cookie. The cookies were made with peanut oil so my daughter could not have one. Instead they gave her a mini candy cane which she was not happy with. Santa... More 

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ConwayScenicRR, Manager at Conway Scenic Railroad, responded to this review

I'm glad that this reviewer thought that the ride was pleasant and that her children enjoyed it, too. We serve chocolate chip cookies on the Santa excursions. They are not made with peanut oil, but we do tell passengers who are concerned about allergies that we can't guarantee that the dough was made at a nut-free facility. As mentioned, our... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family - including a 4 and 8 year old - participated in the Santa Express the day after Thanksgiving. My kids were so excited for this activity. Unfortunately we did not have a good experience. The train was freezing and there was no holiday music, etc in our car. Decorations were sparse to say the least. When we arrived... More 

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ConwayScenicRR, Manager at Conway Scenic Railroad, responded to this review

This reviewer sent this complaint almost verbatim (minus the detail of what car her family rode in) to our general email address Monday morning. It was forwarded to me, and I responded to her in less than an hour after her message came in, letting her know how sorry I was about her family's experience and asking her what car... More 

Boston, MA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, this review does not reflect the Conway Scenic railroad since this event is sponsored as a fundraiser for the Believe in Books Literacy Foundation. I am giving such a poor review because of the HIGH cost of tickets. For a family of 4, coach tickets I paid $188. The ride was ok because the train itself was magnificent, but... More 

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ConwayScenicRR, Manager at Conway Scenic Railroad, responded to this review

I've written to this reviewer, thanking her for taking the time to write. As she indicates, we provide the trains only for Journey to the North Pole, and I've forwarded her comments to the folks at Believe in Books, who organize and staff the event It was nice to read that she liked our train ride! Susan Logan Marketing Manager... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointed of this none sense trip of nothing more than a waste of time and money. Train goes up and comes back on same route.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fun time on a vintage railroad in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Railroad station is a classic. Employees are very friendly.

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ConwayScenicRR, Manager at Conway Scenic Railroad, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice words, Charles! Susan Logan Marketing Manager CSRR More 

Tucson, AZ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on the trip at the end of the season but there was still some color in the trees. It is a short trip from the Conway station which is a great station to see. The station has a lot of old memorabilia on display with information about the items. There is a nice little gift store in the... More 

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ConwayScenicRR, Manager at Conway Scenic Railroad, responded to this review

We appreciate this really nice, detailed feedback, and this reviewer is correct: the reservation section of our website is not particularly intuitive or easy to use. We are working with a vendor to improve its functionality in early 2017. In the meantime, we have ticket agents answering the phones here seven days a week. Susan Logan Marketing Manager CSRR More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the trip from Conway to Crawford Notch. Book early if you want a seat in the Dome Car. Expensive but worth it. Took the dining car on the way back. Lunch took service is slow and took whole of return journey. Website booking is not the best. However the trip is well worth it and a memorable experience.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Friends purchased tickets as a special birthday present. 6 hour journey which delivered on all fronts with the most beautiful views of the fall in the mountains. We didn't have a dinner reservation as we wanted the freedom not to be tied to the train when it stopped. We needn't have worried as this is all taken into consideration. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

so much beauty in the mountains! the rivers the towns and then thru the mountains to Craword Notch!! great family experience!

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