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Tennessee Valley Railroad (TVR)

4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2119
+1 423-894-8028
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Evening Christmas Special Dinner Train

My husband and I chose the Dinner Train ride for my birthday celebration. We decided that a table... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sue G
Wonderful as usual

For our tenth wedding anniversary, my wife and I booked our seats for the Holiday Dinner Train. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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“steam engine” (53 reviews)
“north pole” (35 reviews)
4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2119
+1 423-894-8028

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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I chose the Dinner Train ride for my birthday celebration. We decided that a table for two was the way to best to have a little privacy. The 1920 train was accurately restored with much of the original carpet. The sleeping berths...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For our tenth wedding anniversary, my wife and I booked our seats for the Holiday Dinner Train. We have been attending this event for several years now and we are never disappointed. The holiday decor, the delicious food, and the wonderful staff makes the trip...More

1  Thank Lovedaddyb
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not visit the museum. We were here for the North Pole Limited train ride at Christmas. It was awesome! We did not buy the VIP tickets and we still had a great time. The ride length was perfect. The snacks were yummy. Santa...More

2  Thank RebekahBT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another must view if you are in the Chattanooga area. This is something all would love and if you are a train enthusiast or anything like that it would be the icing on the cake. Did the North Pole Limited trip and it was a...More

1  Thank Ramachandran V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great train excursion. Beautiful views of river, mountains, TVA power facilities and Hiawassee Loop. We rode in the observation car at the rear of the train. Conductor and staff very knowledgeable and provided almost continuous narration of history of the railroad and the surrounding...More

1  Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The highlight of our ten day vacation . We did the all day Steam Engine tour to Summerville. Made us feel like it was 1940. Not that we are that old, but we appreciate that era. Get there early and browse the terminal/museum/gift shop building....More

Thank Jake6226
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've just completed the three hour loop and enjoyed it very much. All the permanent staff and volunteers are very polite and helpful. The scenery does repeat itself so I'm glad we did the 3 hour tour rather than the the 8 hour loop. Every...More

Thank digger2007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been to this place multiple times in summer / winter, love the old time steam engines/diesel engines lined up here. There is a nice 40 mins train ride on a steam engine with 1960/70s carriages which I would highly recommend. They have a interesting...More

Thank Urbanpuma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for the kids! You get to look at the trains at the station but they let you go inside of them which is a little disappointing! Then you go inside to train depot to buy your ticket to take a 7 seven mile trip...More

Thank DJCIllinois
Reviewed 4 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
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Rose H
11 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
20 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 !