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Arkansas & Missouri Railroad

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Address: 306 E Emma Ave, Springdale, AR 72764-4628
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+1 800-687-8600

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This was about a three hour round trip. I really enjoyed it. We were suppose to be leaf peeping but the trees had already turned. The conductirs were very nice.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 November 2016
Becky H
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Try to ride one way in the dome car and the other way in one of the lower cars just for the variety in levels of views. The train is clean and comfortable....and fun. Be sure to go to the back deck when it's allowed for a totally unobstructed view. Train staff is friendly, knowledgable, and helpful. Van Buren is... More 

1 Thank MrBdeBub
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if you enjoy riding a train this is the one you will alot beautiful place on thr train from springdale to van burn

Thank rward64
United States
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66 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Great holiday memory trip on an old time passenger train. Just a long enuf ride to keep the kids interested. Santa , cocoa, carols, and photos with family friends. Excellent staff and a real conductor Delightful

Thank Luvschickens
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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226 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This was about a three hour round trip. I really enjoyed it. We were suppose to be leaf peeping but the trees had already turned. The conductirs were very nice.

Thank Becky H
Rogers, Arkansas
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46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My sister and I purchased tickets for a "girl's day" outing. We left from Springdale and rode to Van Buren. The ride was long, Historic Van Buren was more like a ghost town with nothing to see or do and the long ride back was a painful end to a long day. I can't recommend this train ride to anyone... More 

Thank BeverlyArkansas
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We went on the train with another couple and had a wonderful day! The train ride was relaxing and the time spent in Van Buren was fun! I would recommend this to anyone (fun for children and adults) looking for something to do for a days outing!

1 Thank BENITA L
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Do not bother with reserving "First Class", you will not receive first class service. We had first class tickets, our car was the last to board and the last to unload. The actual train ride time is only about 3 1/2 to 4 hrs and that is for the entire trip, the majority of the "senic" area is of old... More 

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Leslie, Arkansas
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We ordered tickets online and paid for them but still had to wait in line over 45 minutes to get boarding passes. We didn't have the conductor information tour that others mentioned. He never came to our train at all. The lunch was not that great. The train stopped right past the station for everyone to get lunch and eat.... More 

Thank jdhhmm
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111 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Love vintage cars everything was in very nice shape very comfortable fun things to do for the weekend

Thank Doug C
little rock
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We rode the Springdale to Van Buren train. We selected economy class and it was perfectly acceptable. It was a very relaxing, fun ride. We saw numerous wildlife and the tour guide explained fun facts along the way. I wish we had chosen to go a couple of weeks later, as the trees had not started changing yet, but the... More 

2 Thank JustSheila

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