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Tweetsie Railroad

300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9787
+1 800-526-5740
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20+ years and counting

We ❤ Tweetsie Railroad. We took our kids now 24 & 19 for years...now our Grandchildren are getting... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tega Cay, South Carolina
via mobile
Great for kids (<12 years old)

Nice, clean and a lot of fun. Great for younger kids. The train ride was nice with a little goof... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Stefan L
via mobile
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As North Carolina’s original family theme park, Tweetsie Railroad is a unique attraction that allows children and families to explore their imaginations and a whole lot more. Be a cowboy, cowgirl or an engineer. Shop along Main Street, pan for gold, or visit the animals in the Deer Park. Tweetsie has amusement rides for all ages and live entertainment throughout the park. And, of course, hop aboard our historic train for a fun-filled three-mile Wild West journey through the scenic mountains. Located in Blowing Rock, NC.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“petting zoo” (100 reviews)
“train ride” (206 reviews)
“ghost train” (61 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9787
+1 800-526-5740
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ❤ Tweetsie Railroad. We took our kids now 24 & 19 for years...now our Grandchildren are getting to experience the fun!! The train, the rides, the friendly employees makes it a must see!!

Thank FrickFamily
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice, clean and a lot of fun. Great for younger kids. The train ride was nice with a little goof ball fun in the middle of the ride. Chair lift to upper part of area. Several different types of rides ie. Carousel, car track, ferris...More

Thank Stefan L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family has been visiting here annually for years, so we enjoyed the usual train ride around the mountain and everyone wanted to take the baby goats home from the petting zoo. Usually, we stock up on Dipped Apples from the Fudge Works Shop, but...More

Thank HelloItsMe213
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Little guy loved it. A laid back place for young kids and beautiful scenery. Love the old vintage steam engine

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time with our 2.5 year old. She loved the train ride! And the petting zoo was so much fun. We definitely want to go back.

Thank SarahStarandAl
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was surprised by the elaborate setup of this place. It has several areas, each with a different Western theme. We enjoyed the Majic show and other performances, the rides, and especially the train. We also spent quite some time petting the animals in the...More

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The last time we visited Tweetsie was when our now 35 yr old son was young and I honestly feel it is better than before. They have managed to maintain a clean, nicely maintained park after all these years. We visited for the Thomas Tank...More

Thank krwatts
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 11 year old son and I happened upon the Thomas the Train days at Tweetsie. I was amazed at how much we both still love Thomas. The train ride was a "hoot" and the staff was gloriously friendly and helpful. There was a great...More

Thank Tucker15152014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here as a kid and now with our kids. Everyone here is always so nice and friendly. You can feel safe to leave stroller while you ride the train, etc and not have to worry about anyone bothering it. The food here is excellent...More

Thank NC_Cognito
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have wanted to go to Tweetsie since it opened in 1957. I finally got the chance when our grandsons (ages 5 and 3) came for a visit. We just happened to be there during a visit by Thomas the Train. That added some interest...More

Thank Tubafire
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have to take the chairlift to the zoo? No way my 16 month old would ride it!
26 June 2017|
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Response from Stefan L | Reviewed this property |
no, you don't ,there is a rather steep path you can walk or a shuttle vehicle.
Susan T
How busy is the park on the 4th of July? Are the wait times for rides long?
15 June 2017|
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Response from Zita P | Reviewed this property |
I;ve never been to Tweetsie on the 4th of July but if you don't like to wait it would be best to go on another day.