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Delaware River Railroad Excursions

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The great pumpkin trip

Fun for the kids and a nice ride for parents of course it's a classic steam engine but it's clean... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Diane M
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Polar Express - Not bad

So I bought the tickets on June 1 for the Polar Express on Dec 16, come December, I was wondering... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
jerseycityman2017
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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100 Elizabeth St, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865-2852
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for Dino Days. Kid enjoyed themself, which is all that matters. However, if you don't get here first thing in the a.m., parking is - according to them - 850 feet up the street. But it is a lonnnng 850 up the street,...More

1  Thank gostartraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

very very dissapointed not what was expected there was no dinosaurs to be seen all we saw was the river and houses on the train ride couldnt find one dinosaur very boring then the train stop for us to go for the fossels the short...More

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ccotty, General Manager at Delaware River Railroad Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am sorry you were not happy. On the 7 mile ride the were 14 backyards, the rest was river views and forest. You did not mention the spin art, temporary tattoos, bounce house, the dinosaur show with world famous paleontologists, Scott wagstaff the ventriloquist,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove almost three hours to get there based on the website. Imagine my chagrin when the first thing I saw was a diesel engine. There is no mention of anything except steam on the website that I can find. There is a disclaimer on...More

3  Thank Robbie M
Reviewed 3 July 2018

We took our kids here for the Day Out With Thomas. This was our first experience at this location we previously went to the Day Out With Thomas in Stroudsburg. I understand this place is run by volunteers and everything is donated and all that....More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Fun for the kids and a nice ride for parents of course it's a classic steam engine but it's clean and well worth the trip.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Let me start by saying we were never able to take the ride. We had tickets for the 15th, evening show. The weather conditions were so horrible outside. We left at 4:15 and found ourselves traveling in icy blizzard like conditions. I called the Train,...More

2  Thank Jollie77
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We went on the polar express on December 15th. The rail road cars had no heat in them, and with the amount of money you paid, you would expect that they would give you a full cup of hot chocolate. The train was set to...More

1  Thank dgonsa1
Reviewed 17 December 2017

So I bought the tickets on June 1 for the Polar Express on Dec 16, come December, I was wondering what I signed up for! Reading the reviews, I was worried I was headed into a nightmare worse than Disneyland. But all in all, its...More

Thank jerseycityman2017
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Went last night on the Polar Express train ride for our first time. We had a great time and my children absolutely loved it. All the entertainers took time with every child on the train. All the staff were very friendly. We parked at a...More

Thank Bernadette S
Reviewed 22 October 2017

had a great train trip today, along the Delaware river, beautiful vistas, and a relaxing jouney, to the corn maze, and the mine, before stopping at the pumpkin patch. the stafff on the train were entertaining, and friendly. a fun time had by all. highly...More

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