this is the best thing ive done in a long time! everyone needs to do this - put it on your bucketlist
We were a bit nervous that we'd be caught in the rain but the weather didn't matter. Our experience was the highlight of an amazing weekend. Every worker made sure we had a positive experience. They clearly care about their job, town, and local railroad. The views were amazing and the experience was truly one of a kind.
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"Amazing Views and Lots of Fun!"
Reviewed June 22, 2016
Rail Explorers ran a pilot program in Delaware this Spring to test interest in bringing pedal carts to the Wilmington/Western rails. The 4+ mile round trip from the Hockessin area to Mt Cuba provided scenic views from a perspective only experienced previously by train. We were in a pedal cart for two and although there are some "hills" on the route, it was an easy ride for everyone participating when we were there. The cost was reasonable and the staff was friendly and knowledgeable. I understand they will be back for a full season next year and when they do, sign up quickly because available times filled up quickly this spring!
"What a blast!"
"Great new attraction in our area"
Reviewed May 30, 2016
This is a pedal car experience. You pedal cars along the rail road tracks through a beautiful country area with wooded areas, trestles and streams to a picnic area. Then you pedal back. My 7 year old grandson said he never had so much fun working so much. We also had 3 teenagers and an 88 year young person in our group . Everyone loved the trip. The people involved with the company were nice, fun and helpful.
"Ride the Rails, You Pedal"
Rail Explorers has been operating in the Adirondack mountains in NY, and is now operating in Delaware. You ride about 3 miles on the rails, mostly level, low effort in cars for two or four people. At the end, there is a 20 minute break at a picnic area and then you pedal back. Nice scenery along the way, following a river, where we saw a great egret and a great blue heron.