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Tennessee Valley Railroad (TVR)

4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2119
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Great little ride

This was a great little ride especially if you have little people in tow! The history of the... read more

Reviewed today
Sheila S
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Covington, Georgia
Field trip with Summer Camp

We took our summer camp students to the Tennessee Valley Railroad last week. We watched the video... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lynnae147
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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One of the largest operating historic railroads in the United States offers scenic trips through the Tennessee countryside.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steam engine” (55 reviews)
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4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2119
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Reviewed today

This was a great little ride especially if you have little people in tow! The history of the railroad and collection was very informative. This is really a must do for little guys!! A bit off the beaten path, but worth it.

Thank Sheila S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took our summer camp students to the Tennessee Valley Railroad last week. We watched the video about the history of the railroad, rode the train and had a nice picnic on the grounds at the picnic tables. Our summer camp students loved this wonderful...More

Thank Lynnae147
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent train ride and historic trains to see. Lovely old depot and a short tour of the facilities at the other end of the line.

Thank Ken D
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Busy day at the museum...they were entertaining the 'Thomas the Tank Engine' crowd that weekend. They were still running their normal short run over to the turntable-equipped station at the west end of their operation, so we took the ride. However, the back shops were...More

Thank bfischertx
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Since there really isn't a Chattanooga Choo Choo Ride, we were pleasantly pleased with this attraction. On a hot day, one of the cars had A/C. You get to get off and watch the turn around up close. Also, they take you on a walking...More

2  Thank meichellec
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy the many rides offered, just not enough for us. The best ride is actual located (starts) in Etowah, TN; this is the longest ride they now offer. If you like train rides this is one of the best in that area.

2  Thank gaintants
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a last minute decision to fill time and it was one of the greatest things we did on our trip. The staff and trip were amazing. We plan to go back for a longer trip in the fall.

Thank angelluv95
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite thing to do in Chattanooga. If you are a train buff, you can't miss it. I really liked seeing the turntable turn the heavy locomotive around. Very nostalgic and worth the visit.

Thank maynard7
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Double Steam all day excursion was well worth planning for...the observation and dining car was outstanding....the day before I took the short run to see the civil war tunnel and back shops....the exhibits was also well worth seeing the entire staff on and off...More

Thank Gene H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this trip online while searching for things to do in Chattanooga. My husband belongs to a model railroad club, so it was a must on our to do list. Cost was excellent $17 per adult for about an hour's ride. (Found out at the...More

Thank Rebecca U
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Antoine P
4 June 2018|
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Response from AMSAnkie | Reviewed this property |
I don’t recall seeing any charging stations. Maybe give them a call to see. Good luck! Hope you find some nearby.
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Elizabeth G
23 May 2018|
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Response from Yolanda H | Reviewed this property |
It is air conditioned. There are window seats - some facing forward, some backward. If you get there and are one of the first to load, you should have your choice of seats. I have motion sickness and road just fine. It’s... More
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sweeti2639
10 May 2018|
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Response from Cutejembird | Reviewed this property |
Train in yard to look at. Train gift shop too.
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