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New Hope & Ivyland Railroad

32 W Bridge St, New Hope, PA 18938-1303
+1 215-862-2332
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RIdin' on the New Hope Ivyland, feel the wheels rumbling' neath the floor. . .

If you've done this once, do it again! Riding the New Hope Ivyland is worth it whether you've got... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
sushi00travel
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
A fun afternoon diversion

If you like old trains and the charm of the rail, then this a trip for you. If that's not your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scott G
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
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A scenic train ride through the Pennsylvania countryside.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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32 W Bridge St, New Hope, PA 18938-1303
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+1 215-862-2332
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you've done this once, do it again! Riding the New Hope Ivyland is worth it whether you've got kids in tow or not. The ride takes you on a short trip through the back country tracks of New Hope. Breathtakingly beautiful, peaceful, and a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like old trains and the charm of the rail, then this a trip for you. If that's not your thing then this might not be the best choice for you and your family. It's a train, not a roller coaster or thrill ride....More

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As other reviewers have stated, there isn't much to see on the train ride except a few expensive houses. The train station has parking for $20. I thought that was quite steep. There is a place to get food, a nice clean bathroom and a...More

Thank Kate185
Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for giving us feedback about your experience on your train ride. We are sorry we fell short of your expectations. We value your input, the parking cost is for 24-hour parking and is comparable to other parking sites throughout New Hope. Depending on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to go back in time and enjoy the train ride from 19th century. 1 hour of relaxing ride. Historical landmarks to see in your ride.

Thank Shaukat K
Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your Train Ride and we hope to see you back to ride again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in New Hope and decided to take the train ride. The train itself was in good shape, the staff friendly but the ride was boring to say the least. The majority of the ride is through a densely wooded area,...More

Thank BRN73
Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for giving us feedback about your experience on your train ride. We are sorry we fell short of your expectations. Depending on what time of year you come will depend on the scenery that you see, in the springtime you usually see alot...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a 45 minute train ride from New Hope to Lahaska and back. It's the diesel at the moment due to operational requirements. The sound of an old fashioned diesel never heard by a ex UK resident made an enjoyable journey. The staff are...More

Thank Colin1963
Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your Train Ride and we hope to see you back to ride again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a 45 minute train ride from New Hope to Lahaska and back. It's really fun if they use the steam engine otherwise it's the diesel. My boys when they were young loved it and the whistle blowing. They offer a dining experience now...More

Thank Kathy S
Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your Train Ride and we hope to see you back to ride again soon!

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great ride. Nothing like a train. I took my 15 year old son. Highly recommend. I had a rum and coke, son had a ginger ale. Nice day. Nice trip.

Thank JoeStanley
Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thanks for the feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your Train Ride and we hope to see you back to ride again soon!

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely ride on the railroad combined with a visit from the easter bunny and easter treats. The kids loved it. Drinks available on board with soft pretzels at an extra cost. Well worth a visit. Lots of history to take in along the way which...More

Thank Nimita G
Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thanks for the feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your Easter Bunny Express Ride and we hope to see you back to ride again soon!

Reviewed 20 March 2017

I and my wife love trains and we came a long way to take this trip which was an extended 90 minute run on 18 March 2017. If you are used to taking train rides with expansive vistas and gorgeous scenery this is not the...More

Thank M T F
Tricia F, Public Relations Manager at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thank you for giving us feedback about your experience on the St. Patty's Day train ride. I am sorry you were not satisfied with the St. Patty's Day train ride and we are sorry we fell short of your expectations. We value your input and...More

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Gabriella_Torres
Hi, does someone have photo and description of the exact type of train that will be used this december 2016 for the polar express ride? my kid is a fan of the TRAIN, and if the locomotive and coaches look very different from outside, for him it won't be the polar express
11 September 2016|
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Response from Tricia F | Property representative |
Hi, we switch our locomotive power often and depending on when you will be coming in December will depend which one we have on the train.If you want you can contact me at 21-862-2332, a few days before you are coming and I... More
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vacay204
Are dogs allowed on train?
6 August 2016|
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Response from Tricia F | Property representative |
Only Service dogs are allowed on the train, If you should have any other questions, please give us a call at 215-862-2332, Thanks
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Pmonticelli
Is it necessary to buy the tickets in advance?
6 December 2015|
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Response from Angela K | Reviewed this property |
You can buy at the station but I would suggest checking Groupons for advance purchase discounts.
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