Blog

Welcome to Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad’s blog! We are committed to providing passengers with information about our train and updates about CVSR. Our blog provides you with more information on the developments at CVSR, as well as pieces of information that park visitors will find useful. From showcasing our volunteers, to featuring new and exciting upcoming events, follow our blog posts to stay up to date on all things CVSR!

 

All aboard for the 1940s and 50s!

Travel through time aboard no. 765! During the last two weekends in September, guests will have the chance to step aboard a time machine at Steam in the Valley. World-famous steam locomotive no. 765 will once again return to Cuyahoga Valley transporting passengers to the 1940s....

How to Get Tickets for THE POLAR EXPRESS™

There’s something magical about Christmas time in Peninsula, Ohio, where the train depot transforms into a glistening North Pole. THE POLAR EXPRESS™ train ride returns this year at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad from November 10 – December 21, bringing Santa, elves, cookies and hot cocoa!...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Powers Ahead with Campaign

Nation’s only nonprofit railroad operating in a national park becomes rare steward of original Zephyr railcars; Funds raised will help support acquisition of four historic Zephyr railcars; Fundraising campaign continues to enhance and preserve the fleet PENINSULA, OHIO, August 15, 2018 – Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) marked...

Fall Wine Tasting Events

Sit back and relax as you watch the sunset over Cuyahoga Valley and enjoy a glass of wine (or six) in vintage train cars. This fall, enjoy wine tasting on the train with Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad! Grape Escape is our premier wine sampling event...

Fall Beer Tasting Events

Kick back with your friends, family or a loved one aboard Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad's premier beer tasting excursions, Ales on Rails™. While on board this two-hour excursion, you will sample five to six different beers, giving you a chance to try a variety. Each passenger will...

Ride CVSR Photo Contest

Why do you love to #RideCVSR? We want to hear! Starting on August 1st CVSR is introducing a #RideCVSR photo contest. See below for the photo contest details and rules.Term: The 2018 #RideCVSR Photo Contest begins on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 and ends on Sunday, August...

Kids Ride Free in August

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad will run a 'Kids Ride Free' special, presented by WKYC, throughout the month of August. Starting Wednesday, August 1, for one adult National Park Scenic coach ticket ($15) purchased, one child’s National Park Scenic coach ticket (ages 12 and under) is...

Celebrate Christmas in July

The spirit of Christmas lasts all year round at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad! We invite you to celebrate the season early with our Christmas in July excursions! CVSR is hosting new Christmas in July experiences to enjoy an afternoon of holiday fun with the family!Celebrate...

Summer Family Fun at CVSR

With the kids out of school and those long warm days, summer is officially upon us in Northeast Ohio! Looking for fun things to do with the family? Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has a variety of  things to do this summer to give everyone a...

Dads Ride Free

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is running a ‘Dads Ride Free’ special this Father’s Day Weekend, Friday, June 15 through Sunday, June 17.Starting Friday, June 15, for one purchased adult or child National Park Scenic coach ticket, one adult National Park Scenic coach ticket is free...

Cleveland Clinic Partners with CVSR On Bike Aboard! Program

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad announced today that Cleveland Clinic will sponsor the popular Bike Aboard! Program as part of its Let’s Move It® initiative that connects residents with the resources, programs and organizations that will empower them to transform their lives and communities through academic...

Summer Beer Tasting Events

This summer get your brew crew together for Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad's premier beer tasting excursions, Ales on Rails™. While on board this two-hour excursion, you will sample five different beers, giving you a chance try a variety. Each passenger will receive five light appetizers...

Travel Through Time with the Hale Farm Explorer

Experience the nostalgia of traveling by train to a living history museum! Hale Farm & Village is an outdoor, living history museum with historic buildings, costumed educators, a working farm and period arts and crafts. Our Hale Farm Explorer train ticket includes admission to the...

Thomas and Friends Grant a Wish

Day Out with Thomas: Big Adventures Tour 2018™ was a huge success this year at Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad! Families came out May 19-20 and 25-27 to enjoy a day with Thomas and Friends! There was magic in the air as a TV and book...