Tweetsie Railroad is Now Open!

Today, April 10, 2022 is Opening Day 2022 for Tweetsie Railroad! Tweetsie Railroad allows children and families to let their imaginations run wild and discover new and exciting things. Children can be cowboys, cowgirls, or engineers.

And grown-ups can simply revert to their childhood selves. Discover all of the exciting activities available at Tweetsie Railroad.

Experience an action-packed day of Wild West Adventure at Tweetsie Railroad, where you can board a historic narrow-gauge steam locomotive, ride classic amusement rides, feed the animals at Deer Park Zoo, pan for gold, and enjoy live entertainment,  and so much more!

Tweetsie, the High Country's premier family fun park for nearly six decades, offers a Western-themed ride on an authentic steam train. From the late 1800s to the 1940 Flood, Tweetsie was the Boone Area's first high-tech link to the outside world. The National Register of Historic Places includes Engine No. 12.

There are also special events throughout the year, in fact, next week, the Easter Bunny is coming to Tweetsie!
Easter Weekend, April 16 & 17 from 10:30 am,  12:00 pm,  1:30 pm, 3:00 pm, and 4:00 pm, Bunny hop along with the Easter Bunny during Diamond Lil’s Can-Can Revue shows in the Tweetsie Palace at 10:30 am, Noon, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm. After the show, the Easter Bunny will be available for a meet, greet, and photos. 

Children of all ages love the thrill of amusements rides, including the carousel, ferris wheel, tilt-a-whirl, round-up, tornado, freefall, planes and helicopters. Ride the chairlift to Miner’s Mountain for gem mining and playground. Enjoy pizza, hot dogs, ice cream and more at the Cowboy Cantina and many other food outlets.

Open April-December

April-May: Weekends
June-mid August: 7 Days a week
Mid August-October: Weekends
Mid November through December
Tickets: 2022 general admission is $58/adults and $39/children ages 3-12. Go to their website for details.

Location: Along US Highway 321. GPS Address: 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane, Blowing Rock, NC 28605 

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