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Address: 300 N Broadway, Clarkdale, AZ 86324-2302
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+1 800-293-7245
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Verde Canyon Railroad is a Southwestern adventure that takes passengers on...

Verde Canyon Railroad is a Southwestern adventure that takes passengers on a ride through Arizona’s backcountry, only accessible from the comfort of this train.

This legendary “boutique” attraction allows members of groups an uncommon view of a wildly-wonderful red-rock canyon. The four-hour excursion requires no laborious effort or exertion except by the highly-trained staff who absolutely love what they do. As evidenced by exceedingly positive reviews, they do it very well.

Verde Canyon Railroad is the only excursion train in the Southwest which offers every guest two seats for the price of one: inside viewing through large panoramic windows in all coaches and 360-degree views from open-air viewing cars attached to each coach. As the train passes “through” a grand canyon, both vantages celebrate incomparable scenery, high-desert flora and fauna, historic trestles, dramatic geology, unusual rock formations and passage through a century-old 680-foot tunnel. Throughout the journey the captivating history of the Verde Canyon and the Railroad unfolds with narration interlaced with a wide genre of popular railroad tunes.

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Amazong journey, unbelievable views

Wife and I took this tour today and were amazed and impressed. We chose one of the first class cars and were pleased with everything. The buffet was good, service was excellent... read more

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Houston, Texas
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wife and I took this tour today and were amazed and impressed. We chose one of the first class cars and were pleased with everything. The buffet was good, service was excellent, beverage selection was good and beverage pricing was acceptable. The views throughout the trip were truly amazing. This tour is a must and I would even stay an... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a fun afternoon. It was interesting going to the half way point but boring on the way back. How much Canyon can you look at, it all looks the same.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome four hours spent in the Cottonwood First Class Car with our wonderful tour guide and hostess Suzanne.. The scenery was inspirational and the commentary informative. The snacks and drink combinations available in first class were outstanding. I would recommend this first class package.

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My wife and I had a wonderful time on the Verde Canyon Railroad. Our hostess, Marina was fantastic. She was informative and funny. The views were beautiful.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful four hour train ride. It was relaxing, comfortable and picturesque. Go first class, and enjoy the wonderful snacks and great bar. Learn some interesting facts about this beautiful valley.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We rode in the first class section which was very comfortable. Our guide/bar tender seemed very knowledgeable but we could not hear her most of the time due to the music that was playing the entire time (train music-any song with the word train in it) . I asked them to turn the music down so we could hear but... More 

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Kingman, Arizona
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been wanting to do this for some time now but since we were spending the week vacationing in Sedona, we were finally able to make it happen. We opted for the First class seating with the thought it would be a one shot deal. WRONG! Can't wait to go back. Autumn or evening tour. The folks on board were... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took first class. It was fun- the views depends of the side where you sit. We were served champagne at the beginning and were provided some snacks. To see everything - go and sit outside. Too bad they do not have a speaker for the guy that stand there and explain what we see. Unable to hear everything. Great... More 

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Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
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194 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This had been on our bucket list for many years. It was one of those things we wanted to do, but we just never made it a top priority. So, we were delighted when our daughter invited us to join her and her husband on this train trip. I was most interested in seeing the scenery along the canyon, as... More 

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Ennis, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on April 30, 2017. This proved to be an excellent date. The rains had fallen prior to trip and the cactus and flowers were in bloom. The temperature and viewing were excellent for us. Needless to say a lot of these factors are just the luck of the draw. We chose the First-Class, the seats were excellent and... More 

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