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Tweetsie Railroad, Blowing Rock

Categories: Theme Parks, Water & Amusement Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.2/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web
Full of family-friendly rides and Wild West-themed activities, Tweetsie Railroad also proudly runs the last narrow-gauge steam locomotive in the area. Hop aboard one of the park's two coal-fired trains and ride along the 4.8 km (3 mi) track through the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains. You can enjoy many classic amusement park rides at the theme park as well, including a tilt-a-whirl, carousel, Ferris wheel, flying jets, and more. Explore Main Street, ride the chairlift up to Miner's Mountain to pan for gold, or simply relax and take in the vibe of the American West. Little ones will enjoy playing cowboys and cowgirls in a classic western setting. Be sure to check the park's website for information on special events, offers, and activities. Use our Blowing Rock travel itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Tweetsie Railroad and other attractions in Blowing Rock.
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  • A place from the past....when I was a was a BIG TREAT! Now...we took the kids.......and NOW we take the Grand Kids...and they have a blast! Everything about the same ACCEPT for Fred Kirby, t...  read more »
  • Even my 16 and 18 grand daughters enjoyed this. The train was fun and entertaining and the kids are still talking about how spooky the fun house was. Then there was other entertainment as well. We rod...  read more »
  • This place was great for a couple of empty nesters. The place was mostly for kids and it was decorated for Halloween. You see that they put a lot of time and work preparing for the season. Can't wait ...  read more »
  • Great place for the small children, plenty to do. The Cowboys were great. Water is $3.00, food is expensive. If you are taking two adults and one child , the ticket price seems steep, but for one adult and a child its not awful. The joy it brings to a child is worth it. I definitely recommend! My 3 year old loved the rides, the animals and the shows!
  • I am so unsure as to what to say. I took my daughter to the Thomas the train outing. Forget the oh so stereo typical Cowboys and Indians theme.... At one point in the train ride the Cowboys have a signal for everyone when the Indians come aboard. You put your hands in the air, wave them around, and scream like a girl. My little girl looked at me and said "I don't scream like that". As we got off the train she told the cowboy riding with us "I don't scream like that, must have been a little boy!" The park was nice. All the restaurants served the same thing. The staff seemed to know nothing but it was early in the season so I expected that.
  • Took my kids to spend the day with Thomas Father's day weekend. We had a lot of fun. My children was able to ride everything. The deer park was very fun as was the mouse mine. It is also nice that the park has a play ground that you can just let your kids play on.
  • This place is the most overpriced amusement park I have ever been to. The rides are in various states of repair (all 6 rides). The food is worse than McDonald's. The only thing worth while was the train ride. After paying over 100 dollars for admission for 2 adults and one child I was more than disappointed. Do not waste your money.
  • We loooove loooove loooove the Tweetsie Railroad. Everything that you do is super fun. We found some gems, got face painting, rode rides, and my personal favorite was loving on the baby goats. They were so precious that I live with a urge to get one now, and the piggies as well. So adorable! What a fun day! Thanks Tweetsie!
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