Family Friendly Rides

All Aboard Family Friendly Rides

Climb aboard the train for a morning or afternoon of family fun as you wind through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Passengers will enjoy different entertainment and activities perfect for kids of all ages. Children under the age of 3 do not need a ticket but must sit on a parents lap.

We’ve designed these excursions specifically with kids in mind. Different excursions are offered throughout the year for children of all ages. Rides include: Royalty on the Rails, Superheroes on the Train, Family Fun Loop, Read Aboard, stuffed animal workshops, Disney Pixar Trivia, Bingo and more.

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Summer Read Aboard

June-August, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Recommended for ages 3 and up. This excursion will depart from Peninsula Depot at 9:45 a.m., 11:40 a.m. and 1:55 p.m. every Wednesday and Thursday (except Thursday, July 4). Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children. Snacks and beverages available for purchase in concession car.
At a Glance:

  • Two-hour ride
  • Story time led by a local librarian
  • Hands-on craft activity
NightRide Coach

Night Ride

Every Friday Night

Recommended for ages 3 and up. Tickets are $15 per person. Departs from Rockside Station at 7:30 p.m.
At a Glance: 

  • Two-hour train ride
  • Concession car will be open
Trivia

Trivia on the Train

June 28, July 12 and 26

Recommended for ages 3 and up. Tickets range from $15 – $20 per person. Departs from Rockside Station at 7:30 p.m.
At a Glance:

  • Two-hour train ride
  • Host led trivia game
  • Prizes for top 3 teams

Family Fun Loop: Tasty Treats, presented by Meijer

June 29 and July 6

Recommended for all ages (ages 3 and up need ticket). Tickets are $25 per decorator and $15 per helper ticket. Departs from Peninsula Depot at 1:55 p.m.
At a Glance:

  • Two-hour long trip
  • 2 cookies to decorate
  • Apron, baker’s hat and gloves provided

Family Fun Loop: Board Games, presented by Meijer

June 30 and July 5, 7 and 21

Recommended for all ages (ages 3 and up need ticket). Tickets are $15 per person. Departs 1:55 p.m. out of Peninsula Depot. On Friday, July 5, play board games at 7:30 p.m. out of Rockside Station.
At a Glance:

  • Two-hour long trip
  • Popular board games provided; guests are welcome to bring their own
RailRoving

Family Fun Loop: CVNP Rail Roving, presented by Meijer

July 13

Recommended for all ages. Tickets are $15 per person. Departs at 1:55 p.m. from Peninsula Depot.
At a Glance:

  • Hour-and-a-half long trip
  • Interactive presentation about Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Bingo on the Train

July 15 and 19

Recommended for ages 3 and up. Tickets are $15 per person. Departs from Rockside Station at 7:30 p.m.

At a Glance:

  • Two-hour train ride
  • Host led bingo game; prizes awarded for bingo winner(s)

Family Fun Loop: Summer Fun Craft

July 27

Recommended for all ages (3 and up need ticket). Tickets are $20 per person. Departs from Peninsula Depot at 1:55 p.m.
At a Glance:

  • Two-hour round trip
  • Crafting and coloring
  • Snacks and drinks available for purchase in concession car

Superheroes on the Train

July 28

Recommended for all ages (3 and up need a ticket).Tickets are $35 per person. Departs at 1:55 p.m. from Peninsula Depot.
At a Glance:

  • Hour-and-a-half long trip
  • Entertainment from Super Power Girl, Patriotic Hero, Bat Guy, and Warrior Woman
  • Cookie and juice or water included

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