This Scenic Train Ride is One of the Most Relaxing Ways to Enjoy Ohio

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When it comes to seeing the outdoors, there is no shortage of options. From climbing up cliffs and hiking through forests to tubing down rivers and fishing in lakes, Ohio offers limitless ways to spend time enjoying nature. In this article, we'll talk about one of the most amazing ways to take in all the natural beauty the Buckeye State has to offer along the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.
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This train ride's main purpose is to provide its riders with an incredible tour of Ohio's stunning Cuyahoga Valley National Park. This journey will take you past gorgeous wetlands, lush forests, numerous waterfalls, gorges, and breathtaking scenery and overlooks. Keep reading to learn more.

The seasonal Fall Flyer excursion is easily the most popular train to take along the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. Sit back and relax as the train meanders through the Cuyahoga Valley along the rushing Cuyahoga River. The route also provides passengers with the opportunity to spot eagles, deer, beavers, and herons in their natural habitat. Each train ride is 2 hours long.
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Tickets can be purchased online for $20 to $30 depending on your seat option. You can choose between sitting in the coach car or the upper dome car where you can experience a bird’s-eye-view of the National Park under a panoramic, glass enclosure.
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Guests can board at the railroad's two train depots in Independence or Akron. To learn more about the train line and its fleet of trains, be sure to visit their official site here.

Address: Rockside Station, 7900 Old Rockside Rd., Independence, OH, 44131.

Address: Akron Northside Station, 27 Ridge St., Akron, OH, 44308.

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