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JUL-AUG 2017

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T 2 0 1 7 GROUP TRAVEL LE ADER T H E 4 5 murder mystery during dinner. Different scripts and multiple endings for each play include twists, turns, red herrings and surprise suspects. Groups also can opt for the Murder Mystery Luncheon Charter, which includes a four-course meal. W W W.T R A I N S R I .C OM — M U R D E R M Y S T E R Y D I N N E R T R A I N — FO RT MY E RS , FLO R I DA A five-course dinner and live murder mystery unfold on the Murder Mystery Dinner Train in Fort Myers. Since the early 1990s, the train has traveled along a working freight rail line for a 40-mile round trip and crosses the Caloosahatchee River. Guests are seated at tables of four in refurbished vintage cars. The interac- tive journey takes place throughout the five-course dinner, with clue sheets collected before the final act so that everyone can discover the culprit. One prize is awarded to a supersleuth in each dining car. The railway employs its own actors, and there's a variety of new shows to choose from — including special themed plays around the holidays. W W W. S E MG U L F.C OM — K A N S A S B E L L E D I N N E R T R A I N — BA LDWI N CIT Y, K A NSAS Hop aboard the vintage cars of the Kansas Belle Dinner Train for the 22-mile round trip through the countryside. Murder mystery dinners are catered by the 23rd Street Brewery in Lawrence, Kansas. Four dining cars, each uniquely decorated, have been remodeled to resemble railroad cars from the 1940s era. W W W. K A N S A S B E L L E .C OM — N E W P O R T A N D N A R R A G A N S E T T B A Y R A I L R O A D — NO RTH KI N GSTOWN , R H O D E IS L A N D Help solve a 1920s Gilded Age whodunit aboard the Newport and Narragansett Bay Railroad. Murder on the Rails includes a dinner and mystery while experiencing how society's elite once traveled to Newport for the summer. The route follows the west side of Aquidneck Island, often only a few feet from Narragansett Bay. Newport's Marley Bridges Theatre Company presents a fully interactive 4 MURDER MYSTERY DINNERS Courtesy Murder Mystery Dinner Train Courtesy Murder Mystery Dinner Train Courtesy Great Smoky Mountain Railroad MURDER MYSTERY DINNER TRAIN AN INDEPENDENCE DAY RIDE ON THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIL- ROAD

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