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Address: 110 Railroad St, Hood River, OR 97031-2336
Phone Number: +1 541-386-3556
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Tourist railroad offering 4-hour scenic tours through the Hood River Valley...

Tourist railroad offering 4-hour scenic tours through the Hood River Valley to the base of Mt. Hood on a historic Excursion Train, Dinner Train or Brunch Train.

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If you have along drive to it, don't waste your time.

My husband and I took our two girls (5 and 1), along with my mother in law and nephew. The train ride was fun mostly because we had never been on a train before. We departed at... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Jessica S
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Oregon
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In the past, we took our grandchildren and it was fun but this year it was a BIG disappointment. The train car was old and not in good shape for seating at all. The Santa and characters were unimaginative and even the kids thought kind of phony. The North Pole was propped up facades. We were very disappointed comparing this... More 

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1 Thank seahag59
Salem
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff made this activity amazing, they have a team of young adults who make this an amazing trip for kids of all ages!

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Thank Duane W
Sutherlin
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First of all, we stayed at the Hood River Hotel, which was perfect! (Right across the street!) Complete with radiators in front of the windows on the river-view side with trains going by at night. We booked the 4:30 ride, so we got to see a little bit outside before it turned dark, which made the lights at the "North... More 

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2 Thank MandysDad
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I took our two girls (5 and 1), along with my mother in law and nephew. The train ride was fun mostly because we had never been on a train before. We departed at 5pm, so we got to see the beautiful mountains and when it got dark we could see the small amount of Christmas lights.... More 

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1 Thank Jessica S
Newport Beach, California
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had diamond seats in the glass ceiling car which had great views and we sat in a booth that easily sat 4 adults and 2 kids. Got everyone into the holiday spirit! The kids ages 4 and 7 were the perfect ages for it. They serve hot chocolate and a pretty lame ginger cookie, but what do you expect.... More 

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1 Thank Sarah B
Hazlehurst, Georgia
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45 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This adventure has so much potential, but just lacks the magic needed to make the book come to life. Tickets for a family of 4 in economy (regular train seats, no table, no dome view) were 168.00 on a Friday night in November. If he trip had been magical, it would have been worth it, but even my 4 year... More 

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2 Thank Jennifer R
Coos Bay, Oregon
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great time riding on the "Polar Express"! The staff did a great job recreating this wonderful story for kids of all ages!~

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Thank ezs48
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my families first time doing the Polar Express ride. There were 6 of us total and I got tickets for the diamond class. It was wonderful. The large round booth was the best and the 180 degree view was amazing. The train ride was spot on and my kids loved it. I do have to say the conductor... More 

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This train ride was a wedding anniversary dinner and we were a little disappointed. We took it in late October, so we didn't think about the timing of the ride. About 3/4 of the time was in the dark so we couldn't see anything outside. Recommend to do the dinner one in the summer when its still daylight. We paid... More 

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Veneta, Oregon
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my two Grandsons, age 4 and 9, on the Polar Express train ride. We had so much fun. Even the adults had a blast. We watched the movie on the car ride to Hood River. I purchased two books, wrapped them and wrote a letter from Santa. I gave them each their book on the train. The fun... More 

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