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Explore History on the Chickamauga Turn Train Trip

Are you ready for an enchanting train journey that combines the allure of travel with the richness of history? The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s Chickamauga Turn offers just that – a captivating day trip to Chickamauga, Georgia, brimming with historical charm and comfort.

What to Expect on Your Chickamauga Turn Trip

Departing from Grand Junction at 10:15 am, this train journey transports you back in time, arriving in the historic town of Chickamauga by noon. After a 90-minute layover, explore significant sites such as Crawfish Springs and the Gordon-Lee Mansion. The return journey commences at 1:45 pm, ensuring you’re back by 4:30 pm.

Journey Highlights

The Chickamauga Turn is more than just a train ride. It’s a doorway to the past. Here are some of the key highlights:

  • 90-Minute Layover in Chickamauga: This historic town offers plenty to explore, from the serene Crawfish Springs to the majestic Gordon-Lee Mansion.
  • Dining Car Luncheon: Enjoy a delightful meal in the dining car. First Class ticket holders receive complimentary snacks and soft drinks.
  • Gordon-Lee Mansion Admission: This mansion is a portal to the past, and admission is included for First-class ticket holders.

Tickets and Options

The train offers various ticket options:

  • Coach Class: Options range from a simple journey at $58 to a dining car experience at $78.
  • First Class: Experience luxury in the Dome Section at $400, enjoy unique views from the Observation Car at $115, or relax in Parlor Seating at $110.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What historic sites can I explore in Chickamauga? Chickamauga is home to the Gordon-Lee Mansion and Crawfish Springs, sites steeped in history.
  2. Is there a dining option available for all ticket classes? Yes, from a box lunch in Coach to a full luncheon in First Class, there are options for all preferences.
  3. How can I book tickets for this trip? Tickets can be booked online at or by calling (423) 894-8028.

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