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Thank You to Our Funders

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is so grateful for the many foundations and donors that support our general operating costs. These funds make it possible to offer both affordable and free programming through low-cost National Park Scenic coach passes, Veterans Ride Free on Veterans Day, Kids...

Thank You ArcelorMittal

Special thanks to ArcelorMittal for a grant of $5,000 to support subsidized education programs for 312 students who otherwise would not be able to participate. CVSR uses age/grade-specific curriculum for students from preschool through 8th grade.Younger children learn about animals through hands-on activities and...

As Amtrak drops dining cars, here’s where fine dining still rides on the rails

USA Today | September 27, 2019 Amtrak is moving away from traditional meal service next week on several long-distance trains, replacing cooked-to-order meals with prepackaged fare. Rail travel enthusiasts lamented the cost-saving move, but they may have alternatives that offer better food, service and scenery. Starting Tuesday, Amtrak will replace dining...

The Most Scenic Route: Experience Ohio’s Best Fall Foliage

Ohio.org | September 24, 2019We’re quickly approaching one of the most scenic times of the year for the Buckeye state – fall foliage season! And if you want to experience all the orange, yellow and red leaves Ohio’s beautiful scenery has to offer, a road...

The best scenic train trips to see fall foliage in the US

Matador Network | Matthew Meltzer, September 6, 2019WOW, WHERE’D SUMMER GO? One minute you’re shaking the dust off your inner tubes and the next it’s like, “Hey, where are you parking for tailgates this year?” But don’t lament the end of summer; fall brings the nicest time of...

You can now ride e-bikes in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Beacon Journal | Emily Mills, September 5, 2019PENINSULA — Eddy’s Bike Shop owner Jimmy Ruggles rides an e-bike 45 miles each way to the Stow shop his grandfather started nearly 80 years ago.“I can sit in traffic on 271 for an hour, or I can...

Fall foliage: Take a train

Chicago Tribune | Ed Perkins, September 3, 2019Fall foliage is traditionally a windshield tourism activity, but lots of folks believe that a train ride is even better. And you have lots of options.Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad ( cvsr.org/), Peninsula, Ohio, runs between Akron and Independence, Ohio,...

10 Best Fall Foliage Train Rides That Are the Perfect Seasonal Family Activity

Country Living | Arricca Sansone and Blair Donovan, August 29, 2019Looking for a low-key way to enjoy the vivid shades of autumn and get primo leaf-peeping views this year? Instead of taking a neighborhood stroll or a drive down an open country road, consider alternate transportation for getting even more head-on...

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