Ride The Train Into A Mountain Gorge and Zip Line All The Way Out On The Tarzan Zipline Train Adventure In North Carolina

What could be more fun than pairing a train ride with ziplining through the Nantahala Gorge? Most people don’t know about the Tarzan Train from Bryson City. Ride the train deep into the gorge, get off the train, and then zip line in the gorge. This fun adventure is available April through October through the combined efforts of Wildwater Ltd’s Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours and the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. Here’s what you need to know to plan this fun, family adventure:

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Have you enjoyed the Tarzan Train zipline canopy tour in previous years? We’d love to hear all about your fun adventure!

Still tempted to Google “train rides near me in North Carolina?” Don’t! This roundup of train rides features the most charming and scenic railroad excursions in North Carolina, and you’re sure to find a railway near you for your next adventure!

Address: 70 Falling Waters Dr, Bryson City, NC 28713, USA
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train rides near me in North Carolina

September 10, 2021

How can I find out about other train rides near me in North Carolina?

North Carolina has several scenic railroad excursions, and you’ll find them located all across the state. If you type “train rides near me in North Carolina” into the search field at Only In North Carolina, you’ll find a large list of amazing excursions pop up! One of our favorite resources for train rides in the Tar Heel State is this article which features six different memorable train rides. Check it out, and find a ride near you for your next North Carolina adventure!

What are some scenic train rides in North Carolina?

The Old North State is a natural beauty, and you’ll revel in its resplendence aboard our numerous railways. One of our very favorite scenic train rides in North Carolina is the Nantahala Gorge Excursion. Offered through Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, the Nantahala Excursion departs from Bryson City. For four and a half hours, you’ll ride along the beautiful Nantahala River, hear Appalachian tales, and venture across Fontana Lake. After all the excitement, you’ll be able to relax at the Nantahala Outdoor Center during an hour layover, which is an equally lovely North Carolina destination!

Are there any seasonal train rides in North Carolina?

We’re so glad you asked! We just put together this article: The Ultimate Guide To Seasonal Activities In North Carolina: Pumpkin Patches, Christmas Lights, Water Parks, And More. Go to it, bookmark it, and you’ll find, among other things, one of the most amazing seasonal train rides in the state: the Santa Train. For over 40 years, the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, North Carolina, has hosted a Santa Train, which is the most magical holiday experience around. Both kids and adults can get in on the fun during this themed train ride filled with holiday magic. From face painting to holiday crafts, and even a visit from Santa himself, climb aboard this wonderful holiday train in North Carolina! Make sure you reserve your tickets for the Santa Train in North Carolina ASAP!

Address: 70 Falling Waters Dr, Bryson City, NC 28713, USA