Author: Katie Brewer

Ride In Vintage California Zephyr Train Cars This Winter

This winter Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad invites you to ride the rails in our recently acquired California Zephyr train cars; the Silver Solarium and Silver Lariat. Dubbed “the most talked about train in America,” the California Zephyr made its inaugural eastbound run on March 20, 1949 with service...

Warm Up On A Caboose Ride

Did you know CVSR owns a caboose? Historically, cabooses provided shelter for the crew at the rear of the train, and also served as the conductor's office. On long routes a caboose would include accommodations and cooking facilities for the crew.Today, we use the caboose...

All Aboard! There’s Excellent Wine To Try on These Trains

Budget Travel | By Danielle Bauter, January 16, 2019 The only thing better than a glass of wine is enjoying it while riding the rails and watching the scenery roll past.“All aboard!” These words are music to the ears of anyone who appreciates the romantic nostalgia...

What’s New at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Live on Lakeside, WKYC | January 15, 2019From Valentine’s Day to fun for the family, there’s always something happening at CVSR!You know that song, “walking in a winter wonderland?” We’ll do you one better: how about RIDING A TRAIN in a winter wonderland?! That’s even...

Valentine’s Day at CVSR

This Valentine's Day climb aboard the train for date night or an afternoon out with the family! Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has a variety of excursions around Valentine's Day so you can spend quality time with that special someone. Wine Tasting  Our Romantic Reds and Rosés wine tasting...

Thomas the Tank Engine won’t return to Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Beacon Journal/Ohio.com | By Craig Webb, January 10, 2019Thomas the Tank Engine will not be chugging his way through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park this year.And no, the Troublesome Trucks are not to blame; it’s progress that has derailed a beloved family tradition on the...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Introduces Enhanced 2019 Season

Peninsula, OH, January 10, 2019 – Starting January 19, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) will be running the National Park Scenic excursion on Saturdays and Sundays through April, as well as special event trains on Fridays. The government shutdown will not impact CVSR’s operations.In addition,...

Partial federal shutdown won’t derail Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Beacon Journal/Ohio.com | January 2, 2019The partial federal government shutdown won’t derail the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad’s upcoming season.The nonprofit railroad, which runs through the 33,000-acre Cuyahoga Valley National Park, will offer its first rides of the year on Jan. 19.“Hopefully everything is resolved by...

Polar Express transports families to the North Pole

Cleveland.com | By Jennifer Conn, December 15, 2018AKRON, Ohio - More than 1,100 people recently took a trip to the North Pole on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad's Polar Express. Now in its 25 year, the excursion features two trains that run through the Cuyahoga Valley...