Charter the Rails Through Cuyahoga
Valley National Park
For your group outing, employee appreciation event, wedding, executive tour…our design your own special event!
Scheduling a Group
Groups of 20 or more save 10% off ticket price
Boxed lunches available
To schedule your group outing call 800.468.4070
Choose a unique trip by rail to one of our partner venues: Village of Peninsula, Hale Farm and Village, Akron Art Museum, Akron Zoo or any of Canton’s attractions in June, July and August. (admission to attraction is separate)
Travel to Canal Visitor Center in Cuyahoga Valley National park and see a lock demonstration, tour the canal-era structure and learn about the history of the site.
Relax and enjoy the Voices of the Valley audio tour – see the heart of CVNP while being immersed in the stories and sounds of past, present and future.
Take advantage of special programming: Join one of CVNP/CVSR’s Young at Heart programs offered monthly. Learn about the Roaring 20’s, Railroad Legend and Lore, meet Canal Cecil and more! These programs are designed for those age 55 and over, but anyone is welcome.
Make it even more special…
Request the St. Lucie Sound, Cuyahoga Inn or Emerson Car for your group!
St. Lucie Sound
Use the luxury of this executive class car for up to 24 of your guests. This lavish car is tailored to meet your business of social needs and will impress everyone you invite. This stunning car was used in the 50’s and 60’s as an executive railcar to link the elite from Florida, New York and Boston and was restored in the late 80’s. The St. Lucie Sound offers a wet bar, comfortable plush couches and chairs, changing area and entertainment center.
Cuyahoga Inn, Lounge Car
The Cuyahoga Inn is a great place to sit and relax and view the beauty of the area. This car comfortably seats 44 guests at booths and tables and chairs. A small kitchen area is perfect for serving a buffet lunch or dinner and drinks.
What a fun way to spend your journey! This car seat 64 passengers in three different seating sections. 16 can enjoy club seats in a relaxed and casual atmosphere, 24 can (literally) put their feet up in the First Class section and 20 lucky people can have a panoramic view of Cuyahoga Valley National Park from Dome Seats on the upper level.
(These cars are offered at an additional fee) Reservations are required
Other fun ideas for your group:
Let us arrange your own wine tasting excursion! Sample 5 unique, themed wines and snack on appetizers as you cruise the valley
Birthday parties, retirement parties, baby showers, card clubs, staff meetings…you name it, we will take care of you!
Charter the Train!
Design Your Own Adventure!
You are in charge! You decide when you leave, where you depart and where you go! (subject to availability)
Treat your guests, friends and family, employees, customers, co-workers or clients to a special opportunity to journey through Cuyahoga Valley National park aboard your own privately chartered vintage train.
Plan your theme or let us help you!
Wine tastings, beer tastings, BBQ’s, picnics, hobo style and more!
Travel to a venue along the tracks to enhance your adventure even more!
Hale Farm & Village, Conrad Botzum Farm, Indigo Lake, Howe Meadow…for concerts, picnics, BBQ’s, receptions, formal dinners or just a relaxing hike along the towpath trail
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Charter Pricing
Includes engines, 3 coaches (seating capacity of 180) and railroad personnel for a 3 hour round trip.
Concession car upon availability.
$3,240.00 ($18 per person)
Includes engines, St. Lucie, Lounge Car, 1 coach and personnel for a 3-hour round trip. Concession car can be included upon availability.
$3,552.00 ($24 per person)
Includes one coach and railroad personnel for a two-hour round trip.
Up to 80 people
$1,600.00 ($20 per person)
Includes one engine and the caboose, railroad personnel for a 2-hour round trip.
Up to 14 people
Groups – A chartered car on a regularly scheduled Scenic train
1 Car – up to 80 people
$1,080 ($13.50 per person)
$1,150 in October
Add an upgrade car to the scenic train for a group:
All cars include a steward
St. Lucie: $912 ($38 per person)
Lounge Car: $1,120 ($28 per person)
Parlour Car: $1,176 ($28 per person)
Emerson Dome:$1,536 ($24 per person)
Additional items available:
Additional Coach cars: $480 each (seat up to 80
Additional hours of service: $300 each hour
Bar Service: $25 per hour per bartender
Top Shelf and Mixed drinks $4 each
Beer and wine by the glass $3 each
Soft drinks and bottled water $1 each
Catering: boxed lunches, appetizers, BBQ’s, picnics, etc. priced per event