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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 10 September 2017

We took the 2 hour train ride from Meredith NH leaving at 10:30. It was a Sunday morning and there weren't many people aboard, so we all got lake-side seats. The train doesn't go very fast so there is lots of time to look at...More

5  Thank SRG901
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This is the first time I have gone on Lake Winnipesaukee railroad along the lake. My wife and I decided to bring my 9 month old son thinking he might like the train he absolutely loved it and we had a good time too. The...More

Thank philipmolly25
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This trip goes from Meredith to Clearpoint with a stop at Weir's Beach. We chose the Rail & Sail trip as it gives both the train and the cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee. The seating is where you wish ( left side on the way to...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I brought several family members on this trip. Age range in our group was 43-75. Comfortable PADDED seating that would be comfortable for anyone with back issues. Seats can be easily changed so you can always be sitting looking forward. Train goes slow so there...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We chose this railroad over North Conway as the ride takes you along Lake Winnipesaukee. The views are wonderful! You get to peak at peoples fun cottages and see the lake in a different view. We chose to take it out of Weirs Beach as...More

Thank JQTO
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Our tour group rode the train one way to catch a boat cruise. The scenes were beautiful as we calmly rode up the tracks.

Thank lawtonjl2002
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We took the one hour train ride from Weir's Beach, and it cost us $72 for 4 of us which for what we received, was quite expensive. The ride was dull and uneventful, and views were often obstructed due to houses and trees. There is...More

2  Thank CMminera
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Our Granddaughter loves trains so we took a ride on the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad. She was able to sit near the open window and wave at people along the route. The ride starts in Meredith, NH, travels to Weirs Beach where it stops to pick...More

Thank S9663
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We sadly did not have time to ride the train this time. However, we did walk down from the hotel to visit the train yard. They had a number of old train cars and a gift shop to visit. It was nice and kids would...More

1  Thank Rob A
Reviewed 31 July 2017

If you or your kids like trains at all I highly recommend doing this ride. We went on an early train on a Saturday. We did the 1hr ride from Meredith to Lakeport and back. It makes a brief stop in Weirs Beach in both...More

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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)