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Chattanooga Holiday Dates: Nightcap with St. Nick

Romantic Holiday Date Ideas in Chattanooga: Don’t Miss Nightcap with St. Nick Chattanooga transforms into a romantic winter wonderland during the holiday season, making it the perfect destination for couples seeking unique date ideas. From twinkling lights to cozy evenings, here’s a guide to unforgettable holiday dates in Chattanooga, with a special highlight on the…

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November 30, 2023

North Pole Limited: Christmas Elves at Tennessee Railroad

North Pole Limited: A Festive Christmas Experience at Tennessee Valley Railroad As winter draws near, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum invites you to embark on a magical journey aboard the North Pole Limited. Since 1999, this beloved annual event has become a cherished family tradition, captivating hearts during the holiday season. A Festive Adventure to…

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November 20, 2023

Christmas Tea in the Homefront Tea Room

Join us at Grand Junction Depot for an unforgettable festive holiday tea room experience! Indulge in the finest seasonal treats that capture the essence and warmth of the holidays. From decadent pastries to aromatic teas, every sip and bite is crafted to perfection, promising a delightful culinary journey. Continue your festive experience by visiting our…

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November 1, 2023

Nightcap with St. Nick: Festive Train Rides in Chattanooga!

Nightcap with St. Nick: A Toast to Festive Evenings on Rails! Celebrate the joy and warmth of the holiday season with our signature “Nightcap with St. Nick” train ride, returning for the 2023 festivities. Perfect for adults seeking a resplendent way to embrace the yuletide spirit, this experience ensures not just a mesmerizing journey through…

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October 25, 2023

Ride with Steam Queen #4501: Summerville Steam Special!

Summerville Steam Special: Travel the Tracks with Steam Queen #4501 All aboard the Summerville Steam Special! Join us on a nostalgic journey powered by the iconic steam queen #4501, the very engine that “started it all” for TVRM. This isn’t just any rail journey; it’s an opportunity to be part of a legacy that once…

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October 25, 2023

October Train Rides at Tennessee Valley Railroad

October’s Train Adventures in Tennessee October has officially made its grand entrance, bringing with it the crisp, cool air that heralds the onset of fall. As the leaves begin to change and the world takes on a golden hue, there’s no better time to embark on a scenic train journey. And if you’re in Tennessee,…

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October 7, 2023

4501 Rolls into Grand Junction Yard for a Spectacular Day at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

All aboard the nostalgia train! 🚂 Today marks another enchanting day at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, as the majestic 4501 enters the Grand Junction yard for its second Missionary Ridge Local of the day. This is no ordinary day, as railway aficionados and families alike are in for a treat. The beautiful steam engines,…

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September 9, 2023

Final Evening Ridge Runner: Music, Steam & Cheers!

An Evening to Remember: The Final Ridge Runner of the Season As the gentle hues of twilight envelop Chattanooga on Saturday, September 9, we invite you to step aboard the final Evening Ridge Runner of the season, a journey infused with history, melody, and a touch of indulgence. Spend your evening traveling back in time…

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September 7, 2023

Cool Off This Weekend with a Unique Steam Train Experience and Custom Ice Cream Flavors!

The mercury’s set to soar this weekend, but don’t let that deter you from planning an exciting day out! We’ve got just the right antidote to the heat – a deliciously cool treat paired with an unforgettable train journey. Specialty Ice Cream Flavors aboard the Missionary Ridge Local Taking a cue from the old-world charm…

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August 26, 2023

A Vintage Diesel Weekend at TVRM – Ride with History!

August 19 and 20 will be a special weekend at TVRM: Vintage Diesel weekend on the Missionary Ridge Local! Saturday will feature Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway No. 80 and Sunday will feature Southern Railway No. 5000. It’s a great time to ride a train. Be sure to ask at the station about upgrading to…

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August 18, 2023