Programming & Events

Buffalo Trace Six Millionth Barrel Bourbon Fundraiser

In 2019 CVSR was selected as one of 400 non-profits across the country to receive Buffalo Trace Distillery’s charitable offering of limited-edition bottles. The bottling is from the distillery’s 6 millionth barrel of bourbon.To raise funds for CVSR’s Preservation Fund, a Bourbon Tasting event will...

Book the RDC For Your Next Event

The RDC is a self-propelled train car that runs independent of the train consist allowing guests more flexibility on departure times and unique experiences! With a bar, lounge area, and dining for up to 36 guests, the RDC is perfect for your next corporate outing...

A Glimpse Through the Kitchen Door

For head chef Chris Kafcsak feeding 132 guests on the train is no easy feat, but it’s a fun one. And what’s even more fun is finding new and unique food pairings to delight guests. We sat down with Chris to find out how the...

Explore Our Car That’s Just For Kids

Our new Edu-Trainment car is an interactive, educational and fun space filled with activities for kids of all ages (and adults too). The best part is that everyone has access to the car when they're onboard the National Park Scenic excursion (excluding the caboose).The kids...

Fall Train Rides

Fall is one of the most beautiful times to explore Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Throughout October and November the valley transforms into vibrant reds, yellows and oranges, all of which you can see from the train. We invite you to join us this autumn for...

Father’s Day Beer Tasting

There's always the questions, "What do you want for Father's Day this year?" and "What should we get Dad? I have absolutely no idea". Instead of spending endless hours on Amazon searching for Father's Day gifts that he'll only use twice this summer, give him...

8 Train Rides Mom Will Love

Mothers everywhere work hard to raise their children to be the very best version of themselves through countless acts of selflessness. One day a year isn't enough time to recognize all that moms do, but it's a day to take the opportunity to express our...

Spring Train Rides Your Kids Will Love

With the kids cooped up inside all winter, it’s almost time to get out of the house and explore. Kick off the start of warmer weather and summer’s promise with a fun train ride!Climb aboard for a morning or afternoon of family fun as you...

All About Bookhouse Brewing

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is thrilled to feature local brewery Bookhouse Brewing aboard our next Emerging Brews, presented by LA Office Solutions, on March 1! Emerging Brews, unlike Ales on Rails, provides a small and intimate setting to taste four beers and meet Bookhouse Brewing...

Silver Lariat Upper Dome

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...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad train rides will resume October 1 with the Fall Flyer followed by THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Please see our COVID-19 Safety information.