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$15.50 -- The Great Train Robbery Trip for 2, Reg. $31

Sold out - This deal was published June 04, 2013 and sold out July 01, 2013.
$15.50 -- The Great Train Robbery Trip for 2, Reg. $31
By Travelzoo Staff
Take a ride with the Coopersville & Marne Railway Company and experience train travel like it was in the Wild West -- including a heist by a gang of bandits on horseback. Two people can embark on this Great Train Robbery-themed ride for just $15.50, regularly $31.

Why we love it

  • This 1.5-hour ride into the past takes passengers into the middle of a Wild West shootout between bandits and lawmen
  • USA Today recommends the scenic train rides from the Coopersville & Marne Railway Company
  • Take a seat in the vintage rail car and ride on tracks that were first laid in 1858

When

June 4, 2013 - July 27, 2013

Where

The Coopersville & Marne Railway Company
311 E. Danforth St.
Coopersville, MI 49404
(See Map)
Tel: 616-997-7000

What's included

  • Depart from Coopersville on July 13, 20 or 27, and ride in the vintage rail car pulled by a historic 1952 electromotive diesel/electric engine. As the train embarks on the 1.5-hour journey, you'll meet some of the characters aboard dressed in period costumes. Along the way, a gang of western bandits on horseback attempt to rob the train and are met with stiff resistance by the old-fashioned lawmen that are luckily on board to save the day. All passengers are also given phony money and jewelry to fool the bandits in case the lawmen can't stop them from boarding.
  • This family-friendly activity is held as a fundraiser for the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office, and most of the volunteers (both bandits and lawmen) are part of the local law enforcement.

The fine print

Vouchers can be redeemed July 13, 20 or 27. Reservations are required and should be made in advance. Departure times are 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; check website (www.mitrain.net/) for details. Please arrive 20 minutes before scheduled departure time. Children under 2 years old ride free. Tax and gratuity are not included. This deal cannot be combined with any other offer. Must be used in 1 visit.

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$15.50   $31
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The Coopersville & Marne Railway Company
91% Enjoyed The Coopersville & Marne Railway Company
91% (98 ratings)
Sold out at
1:59 a.m. CT on July 1
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91% Enjoyed The Coopersville & Marne Railway Company
(98 ratings)
4.6
Quality of Service
4.1
Quality of Activity
4.4
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

The interactions with the volunteers and there enjoyment of their jobs!

It was a great family fun experience!

Oct 26, 2014 Sheri MI, United States

friendly people, staff and fun songs for the kids

Lots of fun

Oct 11, 2014 Lorrie MI, United States

Great experience for young children

Oct 05, 2014 Katie MI, United States

How friendly and fun the experience was!

I had forgotten to register online for tickets, once I arrived at the box station, the lady was friendly. All of the staff were amazing. The ride was just perfect in terms of length. My children enjoyed it immensely. Great value!!

Sep 30, 2014 Rachael MI, United States

The friendliness of the staff.

Sep 28, 2014 Angelia MI, United States

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311 E. Danforth St.
Coopersville, MI 49404
Tel: 616-997-7000

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