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Tennessee Valley Railroad (TVR)

4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2119
+1 423-894-8028
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Cho -Cho Explained Very Well

A must stop to see the history of the rail road importance of this community in the 1800's . Grand... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Chicago, Illinois
Impressively restored trains

Missionary Ridge Local is perfect length for fidgety toddlers - 20 mins there, 20 min break to walk... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Georgetown, Texas
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One of the largest operating historic railroads in the United States offers scenic trips through the Tennessee countryside.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2119
+1 423-894-8028

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

A must stop to see the history of the rail road importance of this community in the 1800's . Grand architecture of the grand station house and the multiple track alignments.

Thank fitzkneemd
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Missionary Ridge Local is perfect length for fidgety toddlers - 20 mins there, 20 min break to walk around and see the turntable, 20 mins back. The yard at the visitor center has plenty of locomotives and cars to look at, but only one to...More

Thank crusadercc
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Missionary Ridge Local trip. This is educational and fun for ALL ages! Employees and Volunteers are knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Our group was all adults but there were lots of happy children on our trip. Can’t wait to do a longer ride (maybe Summerville) on...More

Thank LFH17
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Dirty over price poor fall decoration. Do not spend your money and time for something like that...not even $5.00 for a 3 mile ride...to see brush and a junk yard...very upset.

5  Thank lisete61
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Their website says no need for reservations - plenty of seating. This is probably true as long as they don't have a huge school group scheduled. When we arrived the place was swarming with elementary school kids. We were told they could probably not get...More

1  Thank forwhat03
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Great for kids and train lovers. Good destinations both short and long runs. People who are into restoration or black smithing you go. Great workshops on tour.

Thank dtrain74
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

How can you beat a train ride this is so much fun my wife loved it and she hates everything we took the train to Copperhill would definitely recommend this one or any other train that they're running anytime we will definitely be doing this...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Nice day long trip into the mountains via excursion train. Well versed guides telling the story of the area and RR along the way. Town of Copperhill a little disappointing... Pretty much only exists because of the RR trips.

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Enjoyable ride with plenty of comfortabl seating and snacks. Paid for a higher price car that included this plus a dining room lunch and entrance to the mansion in Chicamauga.

Thank kathleens818
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great day and great trip.Just wish we had more time in the little town we went too. the ride was great.The train it self was amazing.I want to bring our grandsons that we adopted back up and let them ride.The 8 year old thinks there...More

Thank Richard B
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Rose H
10 July 2017|
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Response from John K M | Reviewed this property |
We did the chickamauga round trip and would imagine the menu will be the same which was a deli sandwich, drink, chips and dessert. Depending on the seating you choose, there is also unlimited drinks and snacks in the... More
19 June 2017|
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Response from Hank D | Reviewed this property |
Just the view is higher up and somewhat panoramic save the money use the Pullman eye level views are just as great unless your into photography then a drone would be best. Have a great day.
Brandon S
19 January 2017|
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Response from Lacey T | Reviewed this property |
Probably the Bunny trail would be better for the kids !