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French Lick Scenic Railway
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8594 W State Road 56, French Lick, IN 47432-9343
+1 800-748-7246
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is a two hour train ride across the Indiana country side. 1 hour each way. This is a great ride for kids, I took my 2 year old grandson. He loves trains, and this was a great way to experience a real train ride...More

15  Thank deethebluesman
Reviewed 17 April 2014

Nice little trip, very informative and friendly railroad crew, pretty scenery, and a very dark tunnel all added to our enjoyment of this experience. The conductor and the engineer are full of information, little quips, and pleasant smiles. The snack bar has snacks to munch...More

1  Thank barbarah510
Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

Our 3 yr old loves trains so we booked a ride. the staff made it a magical experience. They were very helpful. My 3 yr old loves the polar express so when I asked the conductor to punch the ticket behind his back, he didn't...More

2  Thank eroom5721
Reviewed 7 April 2014

train is wobbly so I was getting motion sickness. The kids enjoyed it, which was important. Some interesting facts, but don't think house Larry Byrd grew up in is important. As a matter of fact, it doesn't even have a basketball goal there anymore.

Thank pegjomorgan
Reviewed 1 April 2014

We did take the train ride and enjoyed our visit to the railway. Something different in a small town.

1  Thank skyzdlimit
Reviewed 27 March 2014

They gave us an awesome military discount, so the ride got off to a great start for us. It was an hour 45 minute round-trip outing with a long tunnel. Nice, relaxing time on the train and the conductors pointed out interesting parts of the...More

1  Thank jamie s
Reviewed 25 November 2013

My whole family took the Polar Express train ride, and we all had a wonderful time! The look on my Granddaughter's face while she was dancing with the elves, dancing with the other children, looking out of the train windows at Santa and the elves,...More

2  Thank Stella S
Reviewed 10 November 2013

This was our second Polar Express weekend. The trip was great. Our group always bring their own books to read along with. This year they collected autographs from Santa and the elves. Our conductor and elves helped the children follow along in their book. While...More

1  Thank T C
Reviewed 27 October 2013

We chose a wonderful weekend and saw lots of fall colors. PA announcer was kind of cheesy but, no one seemed to mind. Kids enjoyed the hay maze at the half way point. An affordable attraction.

1  Thank janmonahan
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We took the Western robbery ride and it was entertaining and well worth the price. This is the perfect thing to do with a family, although for adults, realize the kids can get quite noisy inside the train compartments. If possible, try to choose a...More

1  Thank phenry57
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Chris O
31 August 2018|
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Response from Chris O | Reviewed this property |
We sat it the general admission seats that are similar to bus seats worked fine she had plenty of room
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