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Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad

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“weirs beach”(24 reviews)
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154 Main Street, Meredith, NH 03253
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Reviewed 13 September 2011

My GF & I just rode this train and generally enjoyed it. First rule: Sit on the left side to be closest to the water. It was a nice couple of hours with fairly good views of the lake, but not perfect. The crew was...More

3  Thank Sudlow
Reviewed 12 September 2011

We were in Weirs Beach on Saturday August 27 and we were debating what to do when we saw the ticket booth for the Winnipesaukee railroad. Well, since we love trian rides we decided to take the one hour ride from Weirs Beach to Mitchel....More

2  Thank rcampy52
Reviewed 14 August 2011

The family has gone on this trip for many years. We love all of the staff, they always treat us as if we're family. The staff members are always kind & witty, and will keep laughing through most of the trip. Even the conductors and...More

3  Thank Bob J
Reviewed 2 August 2011

This company is a joke. We had a car host who was an older lady. She is nuts. All we wanted to do was sit back and enjoy our ride but she loves to talk. I wanted to tell her where to go but I...More

5  Thank noodles5522
Reviewed 31 July 2011

We decided to take the 2 hour train ride from Meredith to Lakeport. I thought that it would be a fun trip for the kids to take. They do offer a lunch pack which we did not purchase, As well as ice cream and soda...More

6  Thank BostonMaDiner
Reviewed 28 July 2011

The scenic railroad was once a part of the Boston & Maine Railroad that brought tourists to the lake for summer vacations in the early 20th century. We started our one hour journey at Weirs Beach and then decided to stay aboard for another hour...More

1  Thank SingingSeagull
Reviewed 3 October 2010

My husband and I purchased two tickets for the foliage dinner train, but got very ill a day or so before the date we were to go. I called the office to explain the situation and ask if we could reschedule. The first person I...More

19  Thank liviBoston
Reviewed 19 August 2010

I have visited a number of tourist trains, and I honestly think the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad is the best train ride in New Hampshire. The trains are clean and the crew is very friendly. Conductor Tony and our attendant were wonderful! I could tell they...More

3  Thank hikertyme
Reviewed 13 October 2009

We did the foliage 2 hour Harts Turkey Dinner train...Great food, and scenery once again, unchanged and wonderful views of the lake and neat vacation homes along the tracks. Also since Harts Turkey dinner is only offered around now, go to their restraunt after riding...More

4  Thank TheBulldogExpress
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2 October 2018|
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Response from VAlovetotravel2 | Reviewed this property |
Best to check the website. You will see the schedule when you look for tickets, the train runs mostly on weekends in the fall. Looks like there are 3 options for excursions.
11 July 2018|
Response from rrdude | Reviewed this property |
I think shortest is two hours, but do a search for the "Hobo Railroad" and then navigate to the Winnipesaukee RR from there. (same owners)