Mother’s Day Train Rides

Take Mom on a Train Ride!

We planned special train rides specifically for Mother’s Day Weekend to help you celebrate mom the best possible way! Whether it’s your mother, grandmother, aunt, godmother, or a positive role-model in your life; celebrate the special women in your life on the train with these fun programs and events.

Not sure what to get? You can also purchase our gift certificates as a great surprise for Mother’s Day!

Tickets for Mother’s Day excursions will go on sale to CVSR Members (Brakeman Level and Above) on Monday, March 9 at 10 a.m. and to the general public on Friday, March 13 at 10:00 a.m.

Learn more about the great benefits of membership at CVSR!

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Moms Ride Free NPS

Moms Ride Free, Presented by Countertop Solutions

Friday, May 8 – Sunday, May 10
All National Park Scenic Departures

Description: Treat Mom to a train ride! This offer applies to National Park Scenic excursions and coach tickets only. On May 8 -10, for every one paid coach ticket, one coach ticket is free! The National park Scenic excursion is the best way to see Cuyahoga Valley National Park from a unique vantage point. The train ride lasts 3.5 hours. Concession car on board. For ADA seating requests, please contact Bryanna Chisolm at 234-759-0100.

Tickets: Buy one coach $10-$15 ticket, get one free. Upon purchase, select a paid ticket and a Mom’s Free ticket.

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Mother’s Day Flyer (Rockside)

Moms Ride Free, Presented by Countertop Solutions
Saturday, May 9
Departs Rockside Station at 10:00 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.

Description: Two-hour, nonstop round trip excursion through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Coach seating; ADA seating available upon request (please complete form when checking out).

Ticket price per person: $10-$15, One free ticket for paid ticket!

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Mother’s Day Flyer (Akron)

Moms Ride Free, Presented by Countertop Solutions
Sunday May, 10
Departs Rockside Station at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Description: Two-hour, nonstop round trip excursion through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Coach seating; ADA seating available upon request (please complete form when checking out).

Ticket price per person: $10-$15, One free ticket for paid ticket!

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Mother’s Day Tea Party (Rockside)

Saturday, May 9
Departs at 10:00 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. from Rockside Station
2-hour, nonstop ride

Description: Climb aboard for this Mother’s Day Tea Party! Ride the rails while you decorate you’re very own tea cup that you will plant seeds in to take home. Ticket includes a cookie, water or juice, and all materials needed to decorate and plant your tea cup. Don’t want to decorate? Buy a helper ticket an assist the members in your party!

Tickets: $30-$40 per person

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Mother’s Day Tea Party (Akron)

Sunday, May 10 
Departs from Akron Northside Station at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
2-hour, nonstop ride

Description: Climb aboard for this Mother’s Day Tea Party! Ride the rails while you decorate you’re very own tea cup that you will plant seeds in to take home. Ticket includes a cookie, water or juice, and all materials needed to decorate and plant your tea cup. Don’t want to decorate? Buy a helper ticket an assist the members in your party!

Tickets: $30-$40 per person

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Muffins with Mom (Rockside)

Saturday, May 9
Departs from Rockside Station at 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Description: As you ride the rails through the National Park, enjoy a delicious muffin catered by Creekside Restaurant of Brecksville! Ticket include: 2 hour round trip train ride, your choice of muffin, and choice of coffee, water, or juice.

Choose one of the following muffins when picking seats: Banana Cream Pie Muffin, Triple Chocolate Muffin or Orange Blossom.

Tickets: $35-$40 per person

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Muffins with Mom (Akron)

Sunday, May 10
Departs from Akron Northside Station at 11:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Description: As you ride the rails through the National Park, enjoy a delicious muffin catered by Creekside Restaurant of Brecksville! Ticket include: 2 hour round trip train ride, your choice of muffin, and choice of coffee, water, or juice.

Choose one of the following muffins when picking seats: Banana Cream Pie Muffin, Triple Chocolate Muffin or Orange Blossom.

Tickets: $35-$40 per person

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Mother’s Day Breakfast (Rockside)

Saturday, May 9
Departs from Rockside Station at 10 a.m.
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Description: Enjoy a three-coursed served breakfast. Coffee, tea, and water are complimentary. Other beverages can be purchased on board. Please Note: We cannot accommodate any special food requests or gluten free options for this event.

Ticket range:$27-$40

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Mother’s Day Brunch (Akron)

Sunday, May 10
Departs from Akron Northside Station at 11:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Description: Enjoy a three-coursed brunch on this two-hour trip through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Coffee, tea, and water are complimentary. Other beverages can be purchased on board. Please Note: We cannot accommodate any special food requests or gluten free options for this event.

Ticket range:$27-$40

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Afternoon Appetizers (Rockside)

Saturday, May 9 
Departs from Rockside Station at 1:45 p.m.
1:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Description:Enjoy heavy appetizers and complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in the upper dome of the Silver Solarium train car. Appetizers are catered by our executive chef. Passengers must be 21 or older to attend this event.

Tickets: $80 per person

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Afternoon Appetizers (Akron)

Sunday, May 10
Departs from Akron Northside Station at 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Description:Enjoy heavy appetizers and complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in the upper dome of the Silver Solarium train car. Appetizers are catered by our executive chef. Passengers must be 21 or older to attend this event.

Tickets: $80 per person

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Sip ‘N’ Paint (Rockside)

Saturday, May 9
Departs from Rockside Station at 1:45 p.m.
1:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Description: What could be more fun than painting with Mom on the train? Enjoy this afternoon out with a little fun and creativity! On board, you will receive step-by-step instruction from a talented artist to create your very own masterpiece (pictured in description). All ages welcome! Recommended for ages 14+.

Two types of tickets offered:

21+ Ticket: $50 per person, Includes two glasses of wine
Under 21 Ticket: $45 per person, Includes two servings of your choice of soft drink

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Sip ‘N’ Paint (Akron)

Sunday, May 10
Departs from Akron Northside Station at 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Description: What could be more fun than painting with Mom on the train? Enjoy this afternoon out with a little fun and creativity! On board, you will receive step-by-step instruction from a talented artist to create your very own masterpiece (pictured in description). All ages welcome! Recommended for ages 14+.

Two types of tickets offered:

21+ Ticket: $50 per person, Includes two glasses of wine
Under 21 Ticket: $45 per person, Includes two servings of your choice of soft drink

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Mother’s Day Mixers (Rockside)

Saturday, May 9
Departs from Rockside Station at 1:45 p.m.
1:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Description: As you ride the rails through the National Park, enjoy light appetizers and mixed drinks. Ticket includes: choice of complimentary Bloody Marys, Vodka cranberrys, or mimosas, and a selection of light appetizers. Passengers must be ages 21 and over to ride.

Tickets: $60 per person

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Mother’s Day Mixers (Akron)

Sunday, May 10
Departs from Akron Northside Station at 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Description: As you ride the rails through the National Park, enjoy light appetizers and mixed drinks. Ticket includes: choice of complimentary Bloody Marys, vodka cranberrys, or mimosas, and a selection of light appetizers. Passengers must be ages 21 and over to ride.

Tickets: $60 per person

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Grape Escape: Moscatos 

Friday, May 15
Departs at 7 p.m. from Rockside Station
7-9 p.m.

Description: Treat your special lady out to this fun, wine-tasting excursion. For May, we’re featuring a variety of sparkly and sweet wines! On board, enjoy four wine samples, paired with light appetizers. Commemorative wine glasses are yours to take home! Passengers must be ages 21 and over to ride.

Learn more about Grape Escape! Tickets make a great gift!

Tickets: $60-$90 per person

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Grape Escape: Moscatos (Akron)

Saturday, May 16
Departs at 7:30 p.m. from Akron Northside Station
7:30-9:30 p.m.

Description: Treat your special lady out to this fun, wine-tasting excursion. For May, we’re featuring a variety of sparkly and sweet wines! On board, enjoy four wine samples, paired with light appetizers. Commemorative wine glasses are yours to take home! Passengers must be ages 21 and over to ride.

Learn more about Grape Escape! Tickets make a great gift!

Tickets: $60-$90 per person

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has canceled all train rides from March 13—April 30 due to COVID-19. View More Information