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Address: South Eastern Ave, Connersville, IN 47331
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Metemora canal days

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... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
Kevin S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 forward to riding in a caboose. So happy these events are available to us.

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Thank 110donnar
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Ann A
Kelseyville, California
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131 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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 is the train from Connersville to Metamora. What a peaceful ride from the depot through... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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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 the history of the area and trains and a nice little shop to get some... More 

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Thank Michael H
Atlanta, Georgia
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85 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
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 down (possibly for the rest of 2016). Also, I would have preferred visiting Metamora on... More 

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Thank imlin3
Munster, Indiana
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326 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
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 movement of the train. The volunteers engineers and the conductor were absolutely wonderful. They were... More 

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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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.

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Thank Kevin S
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 2 hour ride, right? Into the restrooms at the station we go, what a mess.... More 

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Connersville, Indiana
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3 reviews
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.

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Thank jalewe
West Lafayette, Indiana
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72 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 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, though please note that while rural Southern Indiana has a rolling and pleasant character it’s... More 

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