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8594 W State Road 56, French Lick, IN 47432-9343
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Reviewed yesterday

This will be a great memory from our bucket list. Comfortable seating. Friendly staff. Knowledgable on historic facts. Enjoyed the Wild West Show and train robbery!

Thank Deronda L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in French Lick on business. The wife tagged along for fun. She didn’t consult with me before she took this train ride. Reading the reviews, I would have told her “just don’t “. Nothing to really see. Train bike down for 20 minutes....More

5  Thank philmontsurvivor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of about 20. They seated us early that we could all sit together. The Train consist of a diesel electric locomotive, a box car that has a generator in it and five passenger cars from the 50’s and 60’s. The first...More

2  Thank Rick O
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We were told by other travelers not to go on railway. I do not know if people actual get out of their houses and visit places. But our train trip was delightful and well worth the money. I am not sure if people have not...More

1  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I enjoyed the train ride into the Hoosier National Forest, however I probably will not do this activity again. There was really nothing to see except for lots of trees. There were so many kids in our car that we could barely hear the narrator...More

Thank Barb094
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This was a fun one-time experience. The scenery was pretty but totally repetitive. So in hindsight, the trip could have been half the time and been fine. 2-hours was too long. Also, it goes so slow, the cars really bobbed back and forth way too...More

Thank MelindaS1400
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We were both very disappointed with this trip. We paid the $20 plus $3 reservation fee (we thought it would be full), because we didn't want to find only the $30 or $40 seats left. We were in the air conditioned car(?), at least it...More

1  Thank Conni G
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Leaving from The French Lick Station and headed to the Indiana countryside, this train promised and delivered a very informative and historic trip. My suggestion is to get the Dome Car seats ( as I did) These upper seats provide a much better look at...More

2  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We had to cancel our train ride, we tried calling multiple times and no one would answer or call us back, we finally got ahold of someone a week after our scheduled ride. The person we spoke to promised us a refund and said that...More

1  Thank Hannah H
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I rode in the dome air conditioned area of the train. There were only 3 of us upstairs. I took the 1pm ride on a Thur. in July. The information provided during the ride was very interesting. They told us over the speaker system that...More

Thank Denise M
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Chris O
31 August 2018|
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Response from smiledi | Reviewed this property |
I think at a table is best we did lower dome car and it works for heavier people
Phil D
17 July 2018|
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Response from RRManagement | Property representative |
You are welcome to bring soft drinks or water with you on the train, but beer, wine or other alcoholic beverages are not able to be carried on.
22 June 2018|
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Response from smiledi | Reviewed this property |
We sat in the lower dome part at a table by a window. It was a good seat and air conditioned too