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We had a great time on the Polar Express. The staff on the train was wonderful and there sure was a lot of magic in the air. I really enjoyed chatting with Joe Stewart and he was great talking with our boys all about the...More
I asked another challenging question and was answered promptly and sincerely ! I thought my question of requesting a Spring 2019 ticket was outlandish but Tracy did an wonderful job of suggesting a gift certificate. Since I am providing these train trips as a Christmas...More
Booked a mid-October trip to see the fall foliage in the Smokey Mountains. The ride was enjoyable and provided some great views from the open-air car. We also did the zipline tour in combination which made it a great day.
We took our parents on a trip for their 60th wedding anniversary and this was one of the "touristy" things we did. They loved it and the staff was so wonderful to them. Just wish the visit in Dillsboro was longer.
Riding the Polar Express with the Great Smoky Mtn. Railroad is a two-fold experience. Get your tickets, board the train, slowly back out of the station, get to the North Pole - then do everything in reverse. The trip is dirty, with trash littering the...More
We just got back yesterday from the Polar Express. We were so excited. We bought first class, Cherokee car. 1) use the restroom before boarding, they perform onboard the train and trips to the restroom really interrupt the experience. 2) the staff were great and...More
I love riding trains and this Steam engine one was excellent. Being in October, I opted not to ride in the open Gondola car but instead chose the First Class Car. Great choice as it was in the 40's and drizzling. Warm and comfortable ride...More
Expensive train ride from Bryson City, to Dillsboro, with only enough time to get off the train, find a restaurant for lunch, and get back on the train for the ride back to Bryson City. The fare included a free travel mug which they would...More