Tweetsie Railroad

300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln
Blowing Rock, NC - 28605

Type: Theme Parks
(828) 264-9061
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Tweetsie Railroad, located in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, is a family-friendly Wild West theme park and historic railroad that offers a unique blend of entertainment and history. Established in 1957, the park is centered around its iconic steam locomotive, No. 12, which is one of the few remaining narrow-gauge steam engines in the United States. This beloved attraction provides visitors with an immersive experience that combines the excitement of a theme park with the charm of a historical railroad.

A highlight of Tweetsie Railroad is the 3-mile train ride through the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. During the ride, passengers are treated to live-action shows featuring cowboys, outlaws, and Native American performances, bringing the Wild West to life. The train ride, complete with dramatic scenes and sound effects, is a favorite among both children and adults. The park's No. 12 locomotive, which originally served the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad, is meticulously maintained and a testament to America's railroading past.

Beyond the train rides, Tweetsie Railroad offers a variety of attractions and activities for visitors of all ages. The park features amusement rides, including a classic Ferris wheel, a carousel, and a chair lift that provides stunning views of the mountains. Younger children can enjoy the petting zoo, gem mining, and the Deer Park, where they can feed and interact with friendly animals. Additionally, the park hosts seasonal events such as the Ghost Train Halloween Festival and Tweetsie Christmas, which feature themed entertainment and festive decorations.

Tweetsie Railroad operates seasonally, typically from April through November, with special events extending into December. With its combination of historical significance, scenic beauty, and fun-filled attractions, Tweetsie Railroad offers a delightful experience for families and railroad enthusiasts alike. Whether you're looking to step back in time with a Wild West adventure or enjoy a day of rides and family activities, Tweetsie Railroad provides a memorable outing in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Entry Fees Adult (13+): $45

Child (3-12): $30

Child (0-2): Free
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