Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, Blue Ridge

3.8
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Embark on a train ride on Blue Ridge Scenic Railway , where you'll learn about the railway and the surrounding cities from a knowledgeable tour guide in your car. After a one-hour ride, you'll disembark and have two hours to explore the nearby towns (which are split by the border of Georgia and Tennessee). Decide whether you would like to ride in an open-air or closed car when you purchase your ticket. There is a railcar with refreshments and gifts for purchase, and restrooms are available within each individual car. To visit Blue Ridge Scenic Railway and get the most from your holiday in Blue Ridge, create itinerary details personal to you using our Blue Ridge online tour itinerary planner.
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Blue Ridge Scenic Railway Reviews

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  • What at great and relaxing ride on the train. The town was a little disappointing, but there is a pandemic going on. We at a the spicy tomato (pizza joint) which was ok, but the train ride was a...  more »
  • As connoisseurs of scenic railways, my family and I were looking forward to experiencing the BRSR. Many other railroads are an hour round trip, but this was an hour to McCaysville/Copper Basin, a...  more »
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  • Wonderful way to spend a day. The staff were amazing. They were kind, professional, funny and genuinely happy to see you. They were very knowledgeable of the rich history of the Railroad and surrounding areas. They have open train card and closed train cars (the open car is the way to see this beautiful scenic area if it's not raining). There is a concession snack train car which sells goodies. There is a great photographer on board who takes your photo (which you can purchase in a memorable picture folder) and shopping in quaint towns. This is a activity to do. Loved the trip... Signed, The Three Sisters from TX!!
  • This is a must do when you're in town especially if you have kids. We went in the wintertime and really enjoyed the hot cocoa. The staff was super friendly and interacted with everyone in the car which really created a very friendly atmosphere. We will definitely do this again next time we are in the area.

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