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Hiwassee River Rail Adventure

L &N Railroad Depot, Etowah, TN 37331
+1 423-894-8028
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Copperhill Special - 6 hours +

Train ride took us from Etowah to Copperhill, TN/GA. Beautiful scenery and interesting commentary... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
BILLB47
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Charlotte, NC
Nice Train Trip for the Day

We did the all day trip with 2 hr stop over in Copperhill. It was a nice ride with scenic views... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
155patriciab
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“dome car” (11 reviews)
“school bus” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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L &N Railroad Depot, Etowah, TN 37331
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Train ride took us from Etowah to Copperhill, TN/GA. Beautiful scenery and interesting commentary from Train Staff. We opted for coach as more expensive seats were already sold. Dome car and first class need to be purchased several months in advance. $75 ticket was good...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

We did the all day trip with 2 hr stop over in Copperhill. It was a nice ride with scenic views - but it was a little long. I noticed a lot of people trying to doze off on the way back. The narrative was...More

Thank 155patriciab
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We were driven on a school bus from the L&N depot to where the train departs. We found out later you can drive your car to the where the train is at and avoid the hot, cramped, small bus ride. The train was nice and...More

Thank Longleggedlovely1
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

All of the good things that other travelers noted are true: friendly and helpful staff, lots of choices of complimentary snacks and beverages in the dome car, comfortable seating, and beautiful views. The narrative on the way out was interesting and seemed natural and unrehearsed...More

Thank XtremeGardener
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome thing to do and very much worth the money spent. So many things you walk away from thinking "wow that wasn't worth that much money", not this train ride. You can tell these folks have an absolute passion for all things...More

Thank Legendsingray
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This was a wonderful day of riding the rails. The staff went out of their way to make everyone welcome. The narration on the trip told stories of local history. I have lived here for five years and learned a lot on the well worth...More

1  Thank Scott S
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We chose the dome car and we were very pleased. The snacks and sodas were complimentary . Their are 2 table up there and the other seats reverse for the return trip. The hostess shared her knowledge of the car and area as did the...More

2  Thank Love2travelthree
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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome ride. We began by taking a ride on a school bus to the train. School buses haven't changed much but my size has considerably! We arrived at the train and were welcomed by the conductor. Each car of the train is...More

3  Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great ride... beautiful. Recommend the Copperhill run also. Just make sure the AC's are running before you take off. In 2015 we went in July... it got pretty hot. 2016 we did copper hill and the Dome AC went out and they all stole our...More

Thank Caroleblanc1960
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

This train trip was very relaxing and the scenery was beautiful. The train cars are enclosed so it is good all year. The color of the leaves makes it a good trip in spring and fall and then after the leaves fall you an see...More

Thank 61adnaw
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jenegladstone
9 July 2017|
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Response from Love2travelthree | Reviewed this property |
Yes she would be fine. There is about 7 steps. With rails.
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