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Verde Canyon Railroad

300 N Broadway, Clarkdale, AZ 86324-2302
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Verde Canyon Railroad is a Southwestern adventure that takes passengers on a ride through Arizona’s backcountry, only accessible from the comfort of this train. This legendary “boutique” attraction allows members of groups an uncommon view of a wildly-wonderful red-rock canyon. The four-hour excursion requires no laborious effort or exertion except by the highly-trained staff who absolutely love what they do. As evidenced by exceedingly positive reviews, they do it very well. Verde Canyon Railroad is the only excursion train in the Southwest which offers every guest two seats for the price of one: inside viewing through large panoramic windows in all coaches and 360-degree views from open-air viewing cars attached to each coach. As the train passes “through” a grand canyon, both vantages celebrate incomparable scenery, high-desert flora and fauna, historic trestles, dramatic geology, unusual rock formations and passage through a century-old 680-foot tunnel. Throughout the journey the captivating history of the Verde Canyon and the Railroad unfolds with narration interlaced with a wide genre of popular railroad tunes.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“open car” (120 reviews)
“train ride” (347 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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300 N Broadway, Clarkdale, AZ 86324-2302
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"chicken wings"
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"open car"
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"train ride"
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"viewing car"
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"first class car"
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"small sandwiches"
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"champagne toast"
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"inside car"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"four hours"
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"hour trip"
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"coffee table"
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"finger food"
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"bald eagles"
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"outdoor viewing"
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"spend an afternoon"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went first class and was worth it! Seating was so comfortable and very tasty appetizers and champagne! Outside car was nice as it was not crowded only guests of first class car were allowed! Beautiful views and staff member pointing and explaining points of interest...More

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We booked this trip thinking we might see some different scenery than you see driving in a vehicle or that we might view some wildlife such as eagles, etc. In the area of protected lands. The scenery does not vary much and you see the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic four hour train ride through Verde Canyon following the meandering Verde River. We booked first class tickets and rode in the Sycamore car with Jenn as our hostess. The car was comfortable and well appointed but we spent most of the trip outside on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learning was made fun and enjoyable by the guides. We had tasty snacks, learned much about the railroad and copper smelting. Gorgeous valley views.

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We took this excursion train ride in late March. The train appeared to be full. We paid extra for a first class seat and it was worth it. The operation is logical and efficient. There is adequate parking. The ticketing process was handled well. There...More

Thank Ron S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 5 (3 college age sons) decided to take this railroad trip as part of our week in the Sedona area. It was a relaxing few hours and the sites are worth seeing. We upgraded to the first class ticket so that we...More

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Sally F
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Response from Durwood N | Reviewed this property |
Indeed. Decent condition as well.
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Response from CJ J | Reviewed this property |
the best thing to do is to check with them directly but I believe they are.
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Response from NKVK | Reviewed this property |
only have a cash bar. No wine tasting,Drinks . very reasonable.
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