Mt. Cuba Meteor Train Ride for One or Two Adult-Child Pairs at Wilmington & Western Railroad (Up to 56% Off)

Lower Christiana

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In a Nutshell

Mt. Cuba Meteor train whisks passengers away on 90-minute round trip through Red Clay Valley to scenic picnic grove for half-hour layover.

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Promotional value expires Sep 6, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Reservation recommended. Subject to availability. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. 24 hour cancellation notice required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $13 for a Mt. Cuba Meteor train ride for one adult and one child (up to a $26 value)
  • $23 for a Mt. Cuba Meteor train ride for two adults and two children (up to a $52 value)

The 90-minute round-trip ride travels up the Red Clay Valley to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where guests can feast or soak up the scenic surroundings during a half-hour layover. Tickets include a 30-minute ride to the picnic area, a 30-minute picnic stop, and a 30-minute ride back.

Wilmington & Western Railroad

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.

Customer Reviews

155 Ratings

Wonderful family experience! Especially nice during the fall months. We will definitely return :-)
Angelita M. · November 21, 2016
Beautiful and relaxing train ride. Friendly crew.
Rosemary W. · November 18, 2016
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!
Yessica W. · November 18, 2016
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    2201 Newport Gap Pike

    Wilmington, DE 19808

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