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French Lick Scenic Railway

8594 W State Road 56, French Lick, IN 47432-9343
+1 800-748-7246
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Take a ride on the French lick railroad

Other than the fact that parents don't take control of their kids this is a nice tour through the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tom g
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
via mobile
Kind of disappointing

This trip is more of a thing for small children. It was supposed to be a 1 3/4 hour trip but was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Janet B
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  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
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LOCATION
8594 W State Road 56, French Lick, IN 47432-9343
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+1 800-748-7246
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Other than the fact that parents don't take control of their kids this is a nice tour through the town out to a turn around. Not the best rail ride we've taken but still a pleasant afternoon.

Thank tom g
Reviewed 4 days ago

This trip is more of a thing for small children. It was supposed to be a 1 3/4 hour trip but was extended about 30 minutes because the engine broke down. It does have snack area on the train so you can buy water, soft...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was really excited to go on this train ride, thought it would be fun and a good experience for my girls ages 11 & 17 since we have never been on a train. The tunnel was the most exciting thing about the whole ride...More

Thank Zsuzsikaq
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought it would be a fun thing to do in the afternoon. Unfortunately after we got on a rainstorm hit, didn't last long but knocked down a tree a few miles up the line. They attempted to move but ended up backing back to rail...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rode the train on a beautiful June day. Cool weather was a plus - we sat in the back where the windows opened. The trip up (45 minutes) was fun and interesting. we did travel through a cave. But on the way back you...More

2  Thank GOPManda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boring even for the children. The little bit of information on Larry Byrd home was the best part. The countryside was pretty.

Thank llkunard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The scenery is not great. Trees and brush block most of the view. The train moved very slowly. I did this ride around 25 years ago and I remember it being more interesting. There was a decent amount of drinking and foul language by the...More

Thank Pappnc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was more for families with children. Great for grandparents with their grandchildren. Not interesting enough for couples. The people that work on the train are just wonderful. The seats are comfortable and they have an air conditioned car for those very hot days. They...More

1  Thank ebarone344
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The volunteer staff were very polite and helpful. The conductor shared some historical information about the area during the trip. We took the Wild West train ride the Saturday before Independence Day. The Wild West show was fun for children, not scary; not a big...More

Thank Margie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend the Wild West train ride. Fun to ride on the train and a surprise at the end of the tracks!

Thank Beth C
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Chadwell14
12 July 2017|
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Response from Indiana_Brown | Reviewed this property |
When we went, it was just a train ride (no theater) and the price was the same for all the cars. Some cars had a/c and a second "floor", which I didn't care for because it's very skinny and it's just a long bench. The main... More
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Ryan K
31 March 2017|
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Response from memoryseeker | Reviewed this property |
Ours was with a Lions Clubs group, I would say about an hour and half total, down and back. It was not very scenic.
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krakeamy
18 February 2017|
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Response from Vicki F | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I have never ridden the Polar Express.
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