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Polar Express

Bryson City, NC
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Polar Express!

It was a great time with our 1 year old grandson on New Year’s Eve. Will be making this a yearly... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
melanieletsgo
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Mauldin, South Carolina
via mobile
Polar express ok to do once...

I took my two kids 8 and 10 years old. This was probably going to be the last year we could do it... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Trips4FunTimes
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Orlando, Florida
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Bryson City, NC
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a great time with our 1 year old grandson on New Year’s Eve. Will be making this a yearly tradition with him.

Thank melanieletsgo
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

I took my two kids 8 and 10 years old. This was probably going to be the last year we could do it since I was afraid both my kids may not believe next year. We opted for first class because of the mugs, snacks,...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We took my 11 year old son and my parents the Friday after Xmas. Note, this is not just for kids. We bought the first class tickets and rode on Sweet Caroline car. The train was decorated beautifully and all processes were very smooth. We...More

Thank Dee C
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Took our 5 and 12 year olds up here following Christmas. They loved it though the older one would have preferred more speed! Would definitely recommend doing first class if you can. We loved it. Will do it again in a few years!

1  Thank Milica W
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

On our way to Bryson it was snowing and everything had snow on it by the time we got there. It was cold when we boraded the train but it was warn on the train. The hot chocolate was warm not hot and the chocolate...More

1  Thank brendan8tive
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is truly a child's place to be. Train attendants were all in this to make children smile with surprises and story telling. Train ride was fun....just a little longer than I expected, but would do it again.

1  Thank Peggyo230
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This trip was so much fun! I took my daughter and granddaughter, and we all had a great time. We loved the singing and dancing, story telling, hot chocolote and treats. And Santa was wonderful and spoke to each child on the train.

Thank Melanie M
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent time on the Polar Express this evening. The staff was so engaged with the families and children. The trip was a magical time. I took my 13, 11 and 7 year old and each said it was a 10/10. We arrived...More

Thank Hvobecker
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

everything about this experience is great. the scenery is gorgeous. Goes by a creek and the mountains and you get to see santas house and where the cookies are baked and where the reindeer play. The employees are so nice and stop and show the...More

Thank Wendy R
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Great trip! The staff on the train was amazing. They took time out to talk to the kids and answer all the questions they had about elves and Santa. The extra treats and hot chocolate is an added bonus. Definitely worth the time to go....More

Thank Jeff H
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NegrilBride
22 November 2017|
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Response from Billy R | Reviewed this property |
We were on an evening train; but it’s my understanding that children do wear their PJs for the train regardless of the departure time. On our train, about 50% of the adults also wore pajamas! One note, though, shoes (not... More
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Juleanne G
8 October 2017|
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Response from KA1Atlanta |
We've ridden in both the Silver Meteor and MacNeil, and I believe the Silver Meteor is the best. Nice atmosphere, good furniture, and all-around better.
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angnktown
1 September 2017|
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best time to ride the train
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