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Address: 1400 Market Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone Number: 423 266 5000
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Activities: Leisure education
Description: Large exhibit for train aficionados.

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Antiquated Train Station Repurposed

The real experience is by walking through the hotel lobby and then on to the tracks past all the cabooses. The gardens on the platforms are nice to observe. If you wish to stay at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
aiyerg
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Marietta, Georgia
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Marietta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The real experience is by walking through the hotel lobby and then on to the tracks past all the cabooses. The gardens on the platforms are nice to observe. If you wish to stay at the hotel, then rent one of the caboose rooms for a truly wonderful experience.

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Northport
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Seriously extremely disappointed. There is history ... Yes. That's it. Otherwise it's a glorified Motel 6.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We went in Feb. 2015. It was a ghost town. Everything is closed for renovation. We made a special stop in Chattanooga while traveling just to go to the Choo Choo. We have a 3 yr. old who loves trains and Thomas. It was almost scary because of all of the vacant buildings and no people. Make sure before you... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I went there for a convention. The place itself was gorgeous and located within walking distance of several local restaurants. It's wonderful at night but didn't really seem like there would be much to do

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Springfield, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The hotel was great to visit and the decorating was beautiful. But the best part of our trip was our train conductor. Knowledgeable, enthusiastic and very friendly.

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farnham
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116 reviews 116 reviews
55 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The station is clearly in serious decline and rather sad . Many of the railway buildings were shut, and those that were showing the old photos were very gloomy. The restaurant was undergoing renovation. So glad we didn't stay here in the hotel wagons; my wife would have divorced me on the spot The train in all its gaudy colours... More 

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Abingdon, Virginia, United States
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238 reviews 238 reviews
95 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We enjoyed walking around, but things looked worn out. We took the free bus to get there and back. Enjoyed the bus ride over to see the other parts of downtown.

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CINCINNATI
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Nice place to visit, very historical. Good spot to take some great pictures. A few shops and food, go inside the hotel/ terminal to see the architect, dome and art. Would like to spend the night in one of the train cars, but did not have plans. Will return and do more.

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Dyersburg, Tennessee
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80 reviews 80 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This place is always so relaxing. Walking around the old train cars you expect Sherlock Holmes or another character from the past to step out Several restaurants here that always serve the highest quality. I highly recommend visiting for dinner, stroll around the shops or to just take in the ambiance.

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Cleveland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The Choo Choo has a variety of things to appeal to everyone. There are train car hotel rooms, a hotel, trains scenic gardens and wonderful restaurants. I love seeing it at Christmas!

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