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Tennessee Valley Railroad (TVR)

4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2119
+1 423-894-8028
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Train Ride like the old days

This was our entire family's first time to ride a real train. The experience was worth the trip... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jackson, Tennessee
Absolutely Wonderful Date Night On A Train

I cannot express how much my husband and I loved our experience with TVR. Neither of us had ever... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Shayna R
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One of the largest operating historic railroads in the United States offers scenic trips through the Tennessee countryside.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2119
+1 423-894-8028

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our entire family's first time to ride a real train. The experience was worth the trip out of the tourist trap in downtown. My 4 year old son absolutely loved the train ride. All the staff were SUPER friendly and even talked to...More

2  Thank btbarry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot express how much my husband and I loved our experience with TVR. Neither of us had ever been on a train, much less had the opportunity to have a three course meal on one. From the second we stepped onto the train, the...More

Thank Shayna R
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the "Dinner on the Diner" ride at the TV Railroad Museum. The staff were helpful, pleasant, and professional. The service on the diner was excellent! The food was good, portions were large, and the coffee unending. The tomato bisque and the desserts...More

Thank Barb3333
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This was a fun day with our son. Going through the tunnel and ending the first part of the ride with the turntable was interesting. The section that had windows would have been nice if it wasn't so hot. Luckily they had an air-conditioned section...More

Thank MetroEastTraveler
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Took the 1 hour ride with stop at the turnaround table and shop. Awesome ride with a steam locomotive.

Thank 788svenm
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I was hoping for lovely views while on the train ride. They were not. I would not do it again. My family was not impressed and yet it was quite expensive for 2 adults and 2 teens,

Thank Marzena M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We took a friend on a surprise birthday day! The train was our second event. The train was fun! The young lady was the tour guide. Very informative and dressed the part! The ladies in the gift shop were such a delight! Watching the turntable...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I appreciate that TVR is trying to preserve railway history and that great. I thought the ride itself would be a little more scenic. I would have liked to see more artifacts from when trains were the only mode of long distance transportation.

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Take a history lesson from the old steam locomotive trip in and around Chattanooga. We had a bunch from school but was surprised that so many adults were on the trip.

Thank edgarlj
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The ride takes you through beautiful scenery. Your choice of car--open air (windows) or a/c. At the end of the line is a working turntable! You get to watch it in operation. Then a visit to the shop where they can restore and fix old...More

1  Thank Billbo B
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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 !