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CVSR Introduces Fall Flyer for October

2017 Fall Flyer One of the best ways to see the vibrant colors of autumn is by train! Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is introducing the Fall Flyer excursion on Saturdays and Sundays in October. This two-hour, nonstop train ride is a beautiful way to enjoy the...

Kids mingle with favorite superheroes on Ohio train

Akron Beacon Journal | By Theresa Cottom, July 31, 2017 Zaine McDonald stepped onto the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) train as a normal 4-year-old boy. As the train chugged away from the station, though, Zaine pulled on his Spider-Man costume and his super­powers came out, revealing...

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CVSR Runs August Kids Ride Free Special

Great news! Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is running the ‘Kids Rides Free’ special this August to celebrate our loyal passengers. Starting Tuesday, August 1, for every 1 PAID adult National Park Scenic coach ticket purchased, 1 child National Park Scenic coach ticket is free (up...

6 beautiful trips that combine bikes and trains

Mother Nature Network | By Jenn Savedge, July 16, 2017 Love bikes? Love trains? Why not combine the two into one awesome method of travel? Bike rides are fun, but they're often cut in half by the number of miles that you'll need to travel to get...

CVSR Announces New Preservation Fund

A key part of CVSR’s mission as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization is maintaining and preserving our historic railroad cars. This preservation work is time consuming, expensive and requires ongoing care. CVSR will be establishing a “Preservation Fund” to help support the safety and integrity of...

CVSR Announces New Maiden Excursion for Steam in the Valley

Steam in the Valley CVSR welcomes back the historic Nickel Plate 765 Steam Locomotive, one of the largest operating steam locomotives in the United States, to the Cuyahoga Valley September 16-17 and 23-24, 2017.  Passengers will enjoy two-hour round trip rides departing from Rockside and Akron...

The Most Scenic Train Rides Across America

Reader's Digest | By Erin Gifford, May 8, 2017 From a three-hour wine train across Napa to a week-long coast-to-coast adventure to remember, here's how to answer the siren call of the railways of America. If a craft brew is more your beverage of choice, try the...

The Must-Do List: Enjoy Brunch on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Cleveland Magazine | By Caitlin Behrens, April 12, 2017 If your weekend brunch routine is losing steam, get back on track with the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad’s Brunch Along the Cuyahoga events. We’re all aboard for bingeing on a four-course meal from Creekside Restaurant & Bar...