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Tennessee Valley Railroad (TVR)

4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2119
+1 423-894-8028
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Take the Hiwassee River Loop

My husband and I took the 3.5 hour Hiwassee River Loop. Words do not describe the gorgeous scenery... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Terri P
Navarre, Florida

Best place in the south to find a wide variety of train excursions from hour long to day long... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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One of the largest operating historic railroads in the United States offers scenic trips through the Tennessee countryside.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2119
+1 423-894-8028

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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I took the 3.5 hour Hiwassee River Loop. Words do not describe the gorgeous scenery! The river is absolutely breathtaking! The train cars are restored and comfortable. The guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. You will learn a great deal about the area...More

Thank Terri P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Best place in the south to find a wide variety of train excursions from hour long to day long excursions. Just rode on the the Summerville Steam Special, and it was beautiful seeing North Georgia from a different perspective. Bravo!

Thank millsarthur84
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a 1 hour tour in closed cars, with 1-2 cars with windows that open to hear the steam train. It had a conductor who collected tickets and a tour guide who gave information. The ride was not very scenic, but you visit a...More

Thank retireetrainee
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to step back in time where STEAM locomotives chugged down the track, THIS IS THE PLACE! On display here are train cars, locomotives, and you can RIDE ON THEM! If you are a fan of trains, then this is a CAN'T MISS...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a bit out of the way but was a ton of fun. They have various rides of different lengths or you can just tour the yard. They give a lot of information on the history of the railroads in the area. The...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Missionary Ridge train. I was glad we had booked online, as the line to pick up tickets was long when we arrived. The hour long trip was perfect for my antsy 6 year-old. He especially enjoyed watching the train turn around on...More

Thank offandabout
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Missionary Ridge train. It was a short trip but we learned a lot. It was very interesting watching the train spin in the turntable and see the repair shop. We enjoyed it. Total trip was under an hour so good for smaller...More

Thank Butterflies916
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised at the set-up here. It is a first-class working historical site. Family, all ages, had a great time!

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We participated for the Erie express and took our daughters and my niece and nephew! They throughly enjoyed everything about it!!! We all had so much fun! Hope to do it again soon.

Thank angieleetucker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed! Enjoyed seeing the restoration and maintenance area on the "back 40". Cant wait to get back to the city and take the long tour.

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Rose H
10 July 2017|
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Response from nkimperial | Reviewed this property |
We did not do the Summerville trip, however, I'm sure that if you call them they can tell you the type of meal for your trip.
19 June 2017|
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Response from Happygranny6 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm not sure.
Brandon S
18 January 2017|
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Response from Lacey T | Reviewed this property |
Probably the Bunny trail would be better for the kids !