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Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

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Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
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  • Terrible8%
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“steam engine”(53 reviews)
“first class”(48 reviews)
“dining car”(42 reviews)
The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad offers a variety of scenic, dining, and specialty excursions throughout the year. Individual and group rates are available for the Mountain Limited, our scenic excursion, as well as Evening Paradise Dinner Trains...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
13 Canal St, Cumberland, MD 21502-3052
+1 800-872-4650
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect from the Santa train but I've always wanted to ride the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad and decided to make a family holiday trip out of it. Beautiful scenery and the entertainment for the kids by the elves was cute. Meeting...More

Thank AlyssaV184
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip was magical! You can turn the seats so that you can sit facing your friends and family. There were fun activities throughout the journey to the "North Pole." We got a great picture with Mr. & Mrs. Clause. My child enjoyed the gift...More

Thank TravelerPeace1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trip itself was beautiful. The train went past farms and pretty countryside views, and even though it was the end of the season, the fall colors were still spectacular. The conductor was a lot of fun to talk to and we enjoyed seeing him...More

Thank WardTravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my wife on the frostburg fall flyer ride for the first time. Thanks to the many trip advisor friends who said to get there early to park in the small lot across the street , I did just that. The wait for the...More

1  Thank Chesapeakecholly
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We rode the train over Columbus Day and took the Fall Foliage tour. Unfortunately, the leaves had not changed. Luckily, this was a bucket list item so I wasn't disappointed at all. We decided to make a little trip of it and first visited the...More

Thank Minder53
Reviewed 3 November 2018

I booked our excursion over the phone and this was a good experience. We picked up our tickets at the station. I said we would rent bicycles from CTC to ride back and was told there was a $5.00 fee per bicycle to carry them...More

1  Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Took the Fall Foliage trip. One hour UP; one hour wandering; one hour BACK. Grandchildren bored. It did bring back memories from my youth.....But not really worth the cost.

Thank refmd
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Although it was raining and cold, we enjoyed the Fall Foliage trip on the railroad. We were seated with a couple we had spoken to in line, and although we were strangers to one another, we quickly cemented a friendship. Our trip was enjoyable with...More

Thank N8617BOjohnf
Reviewed 24 October 2018

My wife and I rode the train from Cumberland to Frostburg and enjoyed the very relaxing ride. The tour guide was very informative of points of interest along the way. The stop in Frostburg was nice and it was amazing to watch the train engine...More

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I would like to preface this review with the fact that there are only 2 outcomes of this train ride experience. The first is your 3 years old, moms packed your lunch and you’re having the time of your life on a real live locomotive!...More

Thank 20caitlinc
wmsr501, Public Relations Manager at Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank you for the kind review. We take pride in our railroad and will look into these issues. Hope to see you on board again soon!

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25 August 2018|
Response from G6021SImarkb | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, I’m sure if you call the tickets office they could answer your questions.
2 August 2018|
Response from nopainjoe | Reviewed this property |
Yes, The prices jump. We did the dining car and had the whole car to share with three other couples. Had window seats and no one jumping around. Plus it was much quieter.The food was good, too. Not more weekday excursions... More
22 April 2018|
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Response from Frostburger | Reviewed this property |
I was a big fan of the scenic railroad, for the local economy and I love steam locomotives. As a local, I rode it once, about 18 years ago when my daughter 's class rode. I concur, the price of the Murder Mystery Train, in... More