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Tweetsie Railroad

300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9787
+1 800-526-5740
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Very expensive

The prices are very high for what you get. 2 adults $90 for the equivalent of $20 worth of fair... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Nice train, not much else

Went here when i was 10 and it was amazing, went again when i was 20 and it was cool. Went at 45... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Randy H
North Carolina
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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” (102 reviews)
“train ride” (211 reviews)
“ghost train” (62 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

The prices are very high for what you get. 2 adults $90 for the equivalent of $20 worth of fair rides. The train ride is cute. It would be more fun for kids about 3-8 years old. You can do everything in 2 1/2 hours....More

1  Thank asmith6688
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here when i was 10 and it was amazing, went again when i was 20 and it was cool. Went at 45 and not so much. If your under 20 its great, over 20 and it's lots of walking for little reward.

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have only taken my son once, when he was 5, and they did have the dog show. I was thinking about taking him in the summer again but it's pretty pricey. I would expect something a bit elaborate if I'm paying $45 just for...More

1  Thank vpiturtle13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a day trip for us out of Charlotte. Perfect distance away. This place is great for people with young children. I would say best for age 3-11. Be prepared to get your exercise. This whole park is uphill! Everything is accessible with a...More

Thank Babyruth6998
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fun time. The wether was perfect on our day. Lots of fun for the family. Food and drink was reasonable.

Thank Mikeljon C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great attraction for families. It is not so large that it is overwhelming (like the big hideously expensive places!) but it iis very entertaining and just enough activities to fill the day. Great train ride - one of the best we've been...More

Thank maryannep34285
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family returned to Tweetsie Railroad during our 4th of July vacation week. Our last visit was 17 years ago!! Although very much of the park has not changed, we did notice the addition of more rides that are "teenager" friendly -- makes it more...More

2  Thank teresacrews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to go. The kids love it. They have different special events throughout the summer that are always great plus the ghost train is always fun. Check out the K-9s in Flight it is a great show and good...More

1  Thank rdmoody27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed spending the day at tweetsie. It is great for families -especially with kids under 12 years of age. We liked the train ride into the mountains with the skit. The rides are reminiscent of a county fair in the 1950s. I am excited...More

1  Thank Liz N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I visited Tweetsie for the second time in 2 years this past 4th of July week. We visited here 2 years ago when my daughters were 5 yrs old and 2 years old AND THEY LOVED IT !! They have been asking...More

1  Thank jwmcrazynurse
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13 July 2017|
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Response from HelloItsMe213 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the cost to get in only covers entry into the park, but all rides are covered once you are inside. I would suggest bringing lunch or snacks as the price of food and snacks is like most amusement parks, pricey and not... More
26 June 2017|
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Response from salliesaver | Reviewed this property |
No, they have a green school bus that goes up and down too.
Susan T
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.