Railroad is an exciting Western theme park that features an authentic early
American, full-size coal fired steam locomotive which takes you on a 3-mile trip over a scenic route with an
enacted Indian raid. There is a complete old-time western town that features
live entertainment at the Palace Variety Show. A petting zoo, gift shops, and
rides for the kids make for great family entertainment.
Location: Highways 321 between
Blowing Rock, NC
Distance: 2 hours from Asheville
Address: 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Hours: May 22 - August 23: Open seven days a week, 9 a.m. - 6
p.m.; May 1 -May 17, August 28 - November 1: Open Friday, Saturday &
Sunday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fees: $30 adults; $22 children (3-12)
Allow: 5-6 hours to see park and do all rides and activities.
The Blowing Rock,
Directions: Exit at Milepost 291, Boone Exit, off Blue Ridge Parkway. Tweetsie
Railroad is located on US 321 between Boone and Blowing Rock. Faster
route: Take I-40 from Asheville and take Hwy. 221 North at Marion. Proceed to Linville
and take Hwy. 105 North into Boone. In Boone take 321 South 5 miles.