Grape Escape & Ales on Rails

Ales on Rails™ Beer Tasting Excursions

Take a two hour beer-tasting excursion through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. While on board, you will be introduced to five different beers. Select chef-prepared hors d’oeuvres provided. For passengers 21 and over.

Please note: The below prices do not include delivery and preservation fees.

Great British Beers
Saturday, July 21 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Departs at 7:30 p.m. from Akron Northside Station

We may have declared our independence from their governance, but Great Britain still makes some great beers! Climb aboard for a two-hour train ride through the National Park while you enjoy five beer selections, and five light appetizers. Tickets range from $50 and higher. Seating is assigned. Commemorative glasses included. You MUST be at least 21 years of age to ride.

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Goose Island, presented by House of LaRose
Saturday, August 18 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Departs at 7:30 p.m. from Rockside Station

House of LaRose is proud to present five beers from Goose Island! Climb aboard for a two-hour train ride through the National Park while you enjoy five beer selections, and five light appetizers. Tickets range from $50 and higher. Seating is assigned. Commemorative glasses included. You MUST be at least 21 years of age to ride.

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Grape Escape Wine-Tasting Excursions

Enjoy a two hour wine-tasting excursion on the train! While on board you will be introduced to five different wines.  Select chef-prepared hors d’oeuvres provided. For passengers 21 and over.

Please note: The below prices do not include delivery and preservation fees.

SOLD OUT-Around the World in 5 Wines!
Saturday, June 23 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Train Departs at 7:30 p.m. from Rockside Station

You may not be able to judge a book by its cover, but you can explore the world through five wines! Climb aboard for this two-hour train ride through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park! On board you will sample a variety of wine, and enjoy light catered appetizers from Creekside! Commemorative glasses are included with your ticket. Seating is assigned. Tickets range from $60 and higher. You MUST be 21 or older to ride this excursion.

Red, White & Blush
Saturday, June 30 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Train Departs at 7:30 p.m. from Akron Northside Station

Summer tends to make us all go blushed to red-faced. For our second Grape Escape this month we are showcasing summer wines that will leave you ready to enjoy some fireworks. On board you will sample a variety of wine, and  enjoy light catered appetizers from Creekside Restaurant! On board you will sample a variety of wine, and enjoy light catered appetizers from Creekside! Commemorative glasses are included with your ticket. Seating is assigned. Tickets range from $60 and higher. You MUST be 21 or older to ride this excursion.

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War of the Rosés
Saturday, July 14 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Train Departs at 7:30 p.m. from Rockside Station

Every rose may have a thorn, but each of these Rosés showcase only elegance! Climb aboard for this two-hour train ride through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park! On board you will sample a variety of wine, and  enjoy light catered appetizers from Creekside! On board you will sample a variety of wine, and enjoy light catered appetizers from Creekside! Commemorative glasses are included with your ticket. Seating is assigned. Tickets range from $60 and higher. You MUST be 21 or older to ride this excursion.

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Sweet Wines
Saturday, July 28 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Train Departs at 7:30 p.m. from Akron Northside Station

This night is all about light, sweet wines that are perfect to enjoy by the sunset over the Cuyahoga River. On board you will sample a variety of wine, and enjoy light catered appetizers from Creekside! On board you will sample a variety of wine, and enjoy light catered appetizers from Creekside! Commemorative glasses are included with your ticket. Seating is assigned. Tickets range from $60 and higher. You MUST be 21 or older to ride this excursion.

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Dry Wines
Saturday, August 11 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Train Departs at 7:30 p.m. from Rockside Station

Climb aboard as we embrace the other side…dry wines! Sweet wines can be a great gateway to wine culture, but this night will be the full immersion into the culture as we explore dry wines. On board this two-hour train ride through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park you will sample a variety of wine, and enjoy light catered appetizers from Creekside! Commemorative glasses are included with your ticket. Seating is assigned. Tickets range from $60 and higher. You MUST be 21 or older to ride this excursion.

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Ales on Rails™ is sponsored by Sunbelt Rentals.