May 13, 2011
All aboard Blowing Rock's Tweetsie Railroad for family fun
If high gas prices have you wondering where to take the family on vacation, consider the old-timey kitschy fun of Tweetsie Railroad.
The 200-acre Wild West theme park between Boone and Blowing Rock has been thrilling young and old since July 4, 1957. I... Read More »
March 18, 2008
Tweetsie Railroad damaged in fire
A North Carolina amusement park is starting to clean up, after a fire destroyed one of the most valuable buildings on the property. Tweetsie Railroad lost the oldest part of the attraction when the fire broke out early Sunday morning. Not much was left of... Read More »
May 07, 2007
Tweetsie Railroad stays on track: mountain park open through 2010
A landmark Wild West theme park nestled in the mountains of western North Carolina will remain open through 2010, despite skyrocketing land prices that threatened to shutter its doors. The Tweetsie Railroad theme park was up against a 2007 deadline to ren... Read More »
June 08, 2006
Riders In The Sky ride into Tweetsie Railroad July 15-16
Grammy winning Riders In The Sky will perform at Tweetsie Railroad July 15-16. The group has recorded such songs as Woody's Roundup from the Disney/Pixar film Toy Story 2, has had 300 national TV appearances and released 31 albums.
May 14, 2006
Tweetsie Railroad celebrates 50 years of family fun
Offering classic family fun for five decades, Tweetsie Railroad invites you to be a part of its 50th anniversary celebration! An event to remember, Tweetsie Railroad will kick off the park’s year-long anniversary extravaganza on Tuesday, July 4 with festivities including evening entertainment and the High Country’s most spectacular fireworks show. Enjoy a memorable day at Tweetsie, and an evening under a beautiful mountain sky as Tweetsie once again lights up the Blue Ridge Mountains.