Tweetsie Railroad

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  • A Day Out With Thomas At Tweetsie Railroad - Peep! Peep!

    Jun 20, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Geared toward younger kids, compact
    Cons: Hilly, food was not good, geared toward younger kids

    Summary: Every Thomas the Tank Engine lovers dream is to see Thomas up close and personal. The Thomas train "visits" railstation parks across the US, bringing a once in a lifetime treat to kids of all ages. In our area, Thomas came to visit at Tweetsie ... read more

  • Tweetsie Railroad- Kids Love It- But It's Seen Better Days

    Dec 29, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The Train- really geared for kids.
    Cons: Food, hilly and spread out, starting to show its age

    Summary: Growing up my family went to Tweetsie almost every Summer. It was a magical time- dressing up like a cowboy. Now that I'm older, we've taken our kids back. The park is centered on the Tweetsie train- a real, coal fired steam engine that once ran ... read more

  • Ghost Train 2005

    Oct 24, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Haunted House, Ghost Train, Chairlifts, Admission Price
    Cons: Can't really think of one... highly recommended!

    Summary: Having grown up in North Carolina, Tweetsie Railroad has always been something of a local curiosity. Many like myself have childhood memories of watching the silly cowboy shootouts on the train ride. Now as an adult, it seemed like an ideal time to ... read more

  • Ghost Train

    Dec 6, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great deal for the money, wonderful decorations, fun for the whole family
    Cons: Park does not stay open long enough, the drive to the park at night.

    Summary: I had never been to Tweetsie Railroad, but my family and I, all of which are from East Tennessee,decided to go the the Ghost Train Halloween festival which is held every year. There where nine of us ranging in ages from 17 to 50 and we really enjoyed ... read more

  • Tweetsie Railroad Theme Park--Fun for Little Buckeroos and Rail Buffs

    Mar 2, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Small. Slow paced. Fun for little ones. Nice price.
    Cons: Not a big park. But it was the first theme park in the south!

    Summary: If you have little wranglers (ages 2 to about 8), then Tweetsie RR Park in Boone NC is just what the conductor ordered. This is a small, slow-paced park that packs a full-day, fun-time, family-oriented park experience for families with young kids. ... read more

  • A seasonal wonder

    Dec 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Wonderful for the kids
    Cons: Can be dull for the parents

    Summary: This is a wonderful place to visit for people with small kids. Tweetsie is full of things for the youngsters to do. The train ride takes you around to see the scenery and some funny shoot outs. There is also the kid area that has rides, panning for gold, ... read more

  • Tweetsie IS A Blast From the Past!

    Jun 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Authentic Steam engine Train ride, acomidates all ages, friendly staff
    Cons: NONE!

    Summary: Every year, around the last week in July, I take twenty five preschoolers for an end of year trip to Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. We have a wonderful time! It is such a fun way to end the year and a great way for the children to ... read more


    Jun 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun, not crowded, lots to do
    Cons: No cons I loved it!

    Summary: We just got back today from our Tweetsie adventure. We enjoyed this park so much! My two and a half year old son loved it!! We went on a cool cloudy day, and it wasn't crowded at all! We could stay on the rides all day long and didn't have to wait in ... read more

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