What do steam locomotives and the Blue Ridge Mountains have in common? A history that goes back to the 1800s! Come celebrate Railroad Heritage Weekend at Tweetsie Railroad with special train rides, performances by the Cherokee dancers, crafts from the Tsa-La-Gi Touring Program, and tours of the Steam Locomotive Repair Shop. This year's Railroad Heritage Weekend will also celebrate the 100th birthday of the famous "Tweetsie" locomotive, Engine No. 12.
300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane, Blowing Rock, NC 28605