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64 Railroad St, Exit 32 Route 93 and Kancamagus Highway, Lincoln, NH 03251
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The journey to the north pole was a magical experience for our two and three year-old boys. The overall experience is great but there is an evident lack of attention to details such as the hot cocoa was boiling hot, the "cookie" is actually an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ken_Akiyama
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The train ride was fun. Views aren't the greatest but our three year old had fun. Options to buy snacks and drinks on the train if you didn't buy a meal which was nice. Also gave small free samples of maple candy and apple cider....More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Chevelle716
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We had a family member visiting from France and a trip to the White Mountains was at the top of the list. I thought a train ride would be enjoyable for him and provide a view of some beautiful scenery. This experience was very disappointing,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Went on the Hobo Train ride with my husband and 7 year old son for our 35th anniversary celebration a day late. It was a enjoyable ride and only could have been better if the obnoxious group of women from NY hadn't been on it.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Wisteria83
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The train ride was okay, scenery not spectacular, but if your purpose was to experience what it was like to ride on a real train, it was fine. The staff was friendly, and you could order a lunch to be served while you rode. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Kay T
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The train was cute, Very friendly staff. Snacks and drinks available. Scenery average but the farm stand and outdoor games were wonderful. A lot of people to see and do. very enjoyable.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank creativeworld
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Took our 2.5 yr old and 4 month old on for a lunch ride. Adds up to around 75 once you add in price of lunch but well worth preventing hangry toddler. Views aren't the best we have seen on a train ride but not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank CTmomoftwo
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Nothing you couldn't see on a drive walk or hike. Very little narration and honestly saw more wildlife on the drive home. Would not recommend the train for anyone. But mini golf was fun!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bethch62
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A quick trip on one of the trains that traverse the White Mountains. Not very expensive and an enjoyable excursion, to say nothing of the nice little lunch we had on he train.

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank larryrneal2016
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This was OKish ride. Not much scenic at least in summer, may be will be in fall! Not any specialised experience for the kids as few reviews describing. Train loving Kids just can enjoy ride itself though!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank gulnaz k
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pnaraya4
23 November 2018|
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Response from larryrneal2016 | Reviewed this property |
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JoAnnFrizado
15 May 2018|
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Yes, there is a wheel chair lift.
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