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Discover the Copperhill Special: A Journey Through the Beautiful lower Hiwassee River Gorge

The Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad invites you to discover the Copperhill Special, an 8-hour excursion that combines scenic beauty with a leisurely layover in the charming town of Copperhill. This ride is perfect for those looking to explore unique shops, enjoy local cuisine, and immerse themselves in the natural beauty of East Tennessee.

The Copperhill Special takes you through the rich landscapes of East Tennessee while offering a glimpse into the region’s rich history. This journey not only highlights the natural beauty but also the importance of the railroads in connecting remote towns and fostering economic growth.

Embark on an 8-hour adventure that begins with a scenic ride through the lower Hiwassee River Gorge. The journey culminates in a leisurely layover in Copperhill, where you can explore the town’s unique shops and enjoy local cuisine. This excursion offers the perfect blend of relaxation, exploration, and historical appreciation.

  1. What can I do during the layover in Copperhill?
    1. During the layover, you can explore unique shops, dine at local restaurants, and enjoy the charming atmosphere of Copperhill.
  2. How long is the layover in Copperhill?
    1. The layover in Copperhill lasts long enough for you to explore the town, shop, and have a meal, making it a delightful break in your journey, roughly 90 minutes.
  3. Where can I find more information about the Copperhill Special?
    1. More information and tickets for the Copperhill Special can be found on the TVRM website here.

Our experienced guides provide insightful commentary throughout the journey, sharing stories about the region’s history and the significance of the railroads. Their expertise adds depth to the experience, making it both educational and enjoyable.

The Copperhill Special offers a unique opportunity to explore East Tennessee’s scenic beauty and rich history. Whether you’re a nature lover, a history buff, or simply looking for a relaxing day out, this excursion has something for everyone. Join us for a memorable ride and discover the charm of Copperhill and the surrounding landscapes.

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