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Nevada Southern Railway Excursion

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Address: 600 Yucca Street, Boulder City, NV 89005
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A great Santa Train

Although there was no snow this year for the Santa Train, I saw many children of all ages that really enjoyed this great train ride. From the depot in Boulder City the kids get... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 December 2016
Frank C
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Henderson, Nevada

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Although there was no snow this year for the Santa Train, I saw many children of all ages that really enjoyed this great train ride. From the depot in Boulder City the kids get to ride a train, and have a visit with Santa, do not miss the 2017 season.

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Lafayette, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

What they don't tell you about their train rides is that they travel only between the depot and the Railroad Pass Hotel and Casino which is a distance just over three miles and in full sight of the highway on one side. Consequently it was of no value to me and as I hadn't researched enough I have only myself... More 

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Garden City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

My wife and I visited this and took a lot of photos of the full size trains. They had a railway post office car you could get on with a good video description of the activity on the car. You could get on a caboose and see what the living conditions were. You can take a free ride on a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

We go down with our young grandsons. You get to tour the rail yard and all the trains. Then for a fairly reasonable amount you get about a twenty minute ride on the train. My grandsons love being able to move through the coaches and the cars and try out all the different seats and areas. The view is nice... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

Last year I wrote the pajama train was fun but the kids couldn't see out the window because it was so dark out; so this year we went at 3:00. Seeing out the window is highly over rated, next year I'm back on the PJ train in the club car...Santa and his helpers were great though, day trip takes about... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Take your child for a ride on the Santa train in Boulder City NV. Last year I took my two grandsons on the pajama Santa train in the club car and they really liked it but they looking out the window was pitch black. The ride was fun with cookies and hot chocolate and a story reading, a group singing... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Fun little train trip to get out of the city for a few hours. Would be nice if the train travelled a few miles further but it looked like the little kids were having fun.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

Took a brake from Las Vegas and headed to Boulder City to see the Nevada Southern Railway Museum and Excursion. Kind of small but pretty cool if you are even slightly into trains. Both attractions are at the same place and with the 40 minute train ride should take you from 1 hour to 1.5 hours depending on how much... More 

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Roanoke, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015

Visited on a Sunday afternoon and had a great time. While not as extensive of a "museum" as some facilities, it is still very nice. Most of the work is done by volunteers and there are a number of pieces of rolling stock that you can check out, including a mail car, which I found to be quite interesting. The... More 

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United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

We visited the railway on a Sunday morning a little after 10 o'clock and there was hardly anyone there so we had the whole place pretty much to ourselves. We missed the 10 o'clock train so we had to wait for the 11:30 one. We walked around and looked at the refurbished train cars and we even got to take... More 

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