Wilmington & Western Railroad

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2201 Newport Gap Pike, Wilmington, DE 19808 2201 Newport Gap Pike, Wilmington Directions
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+13029981930
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When you're ready to switch up your regular weekend routine, head to Wilmington Delaware's Wilmington & Western Railroad. Head to this place for some fun, laughs, and a great experience.

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Report | 3 months ago
Wonderful family experience! Especially nice during the fall months. We will definitely return :-)
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Beautiful and relaxing train ride. Friendly crew.
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Report | 3 months ago
It was a peaceful and refreshing old-fashioned train ride. We have gone three times since we first purchased this offer on groupon. Wonderful service and even better staff!
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Report | 3 months ago
Run completely by volunteers, this historic railroad is excellent value for money and a wonderful experience for young and old. Everyone who works here loves their trains and their enthusiasm benefits the customer. Cannot recommend it enough!
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Great family experience!
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Report | 3 months ago
Using a Groupon at their establishment was great! Their step by step instructions made it super easy to reserve our seats. Once their our tickets were waiting for us. Their train rides are the best!
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Report | 3 months ago
grandkids had a great time, they can't wait to do it again
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Report | 3 months ago
fun girls trip...a couple of 5 year olds, 11 year old and the moms...only wish the pitstop had been longer.
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Report | 4 months ago
Really cool family experience
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Report | 4 months ago
Great time!! Was a wonderful family day.
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When record amounts of water from Tropical Storm Henri ravaged Red Clay Valley, it left six historic bridges destroyed and reduced the 10-mile Wilmington & Western Railroad to a mere two miles. The railroad is no stranger to change—since officially opening for passenger and freight service in 1872, the approximately 20-mile track was gradually shortened before beginning to escort tourists on steam-powered jaunts in 1966. Through all its transformations, the rail has persevered, and its encounter with Tropical Storm Henri was no exception. By June 30, 2007, the track was restored and Royal Blue coaches followed a locomotive 98 for the first 10-mile journey on the track in nearly four years.

These days, Wilmington & Western Railroad's locomotives continue to follow Red Clay Creek on leisurely round-trip jaunts, romantic rides, and themed excursions. After their ride, youngsters can learn about railroading heritage with a series of online games, and individuals or groups can charter a train for subsequent travels to any destination along the line.

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