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Avid vintage train buffs can have an opportunity to ride historical trains on three different railroads on their Georgia mountain vacation.  

Blue Ridge, Georgia - 20 minutes from Ellijay

Chattanooga, Tennessee - 1 hour from Ellijay

Bryson City/Dillsboro, North Carolina - 2 hours from Ellijay




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 BLUE RIDGE SCENIC RAILWAY  BLUE RIDGE GEORGIA
                 

BLUE RIDGE SCENIC RAILWAY  BLUE RIDGE GEORGIA
Ride the North Georgia Mountains Blue Ridge train for a memory-filled and picturesque ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway through the North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains as the train travels along the scenic banks of the Toccoa River from Blue Ridge, Georgia to Copperhill, Tennessee.  The train runs March through December for spectacular views through the  beautiful North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains and the Tennessee Mountains.  In summertime, a special package is available that includes the train ride that can be combined with Ocoee River rafting.  In the springtime, if you ride the train, you will be treated to a glorious glimpse of Appalachian Spring in all its glorious array with dogwoods and redbuds in full bloom. In late spring, the rhododendrons and laurels will offer their beauty to the landscape.  In fall, the blazing patchwork of blazing firey foliage colors is dazzling.  


TRAIN RIDE TO THE NORTH POLE
In December, ride the Santa Express Train to celebrate the holidays Polar Express style along with a visit to the North Pole with Santa.  This is a wonderful family celebration event and well worth making reservations way in advance.  The Christmas train ride is very popular.

Tickets and Information:
1-800-934-1898
1-706-632-9833


The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Georgia Mountains Train

The Blue Ridge Railroad depot location is at 241 Depot Street in the heart of downtown Blue Ridge, Georgia.
The train route chugs  a 26-mile round trip along the beautiful Toccoa River in open air railroad cars or climate controlled cars. This scenic passenger railroad was built over 100 years ago.
Each train trip which begins at the train depot in Blue Ridge, Georgia will include a stop in McCaysville which will allow passengers to get off the train for one and a half hours to explore the towns, eat lunch, eat ice cream, shop for antiques, local crafts and souvenirs in McCaysville, Georgia and adjacent sister town, Copperhill, Tennessee. The round trip will take approximately 3 1/2 hours.


MILD OR WILD WATER ADVENTURE
Enjoy a relaxing, scenic ride aboard the train to McCaysville. In McCaysville you will be dropped off at Rolling Thunder where you can choose either a lazy float trip down the beautiful Toccoa River on a colorful inner tube or the more adventuresome can raft the action-packed Olympic class Ocoee River. Transportation back to Blue Ridge is included with the water package. For reservations please call 800-934-1898. For details regarding the water trips, call 800-408-raft at  Rolling Thunder River Company.  Rafting and Tubing available on Saturday and Sunday only during the spring months.



 TENNESSEE VALLEY RAILROAD MUSEUM, CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE

                   
Experience the thrill of railroading on another exciting train ride located just an hour's drive from Ellijay.

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in Chattanooga, Tennessee is the largest operating historic railroad in the Southeast!


The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum  offers a  variety of train rides for your preferences. For a quick trip, the Missionary Ridge Local excursion takes only 55 minutes but offers  excitement from a train ride through a Civil War era tunnel to a guided tour of their restoration shop.   A longer train ride, the Chickamauga Turn, is a 5-1/2 hour roundtrip ride to historic Chickamauga, Ga.
If you wish to to spend  a day riding the railroad, the Tennessee Valley Railroad  offers multiple Dixie Land Excursions throughout the year.

Want to ride the rails with a select group? They also offer several charter options; from renting your own Missionary Ridge Local train to school groups.

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's main terminal is called Grand Junction Station, conveniently located near main roadways and is easy to find even if you're not familiar with the area.

The other station is the East Chattanooga Depot, where the restoration shop is located. If you ride the Missionary Ridge Local, you'll get a tour of the shop and watch the locomotive be turned on the turntable.


NORTH POLE LIMITED
Tickets on sale now for the North Pole Unlimited.  Tickets will sell out so purchase them early.

Since 1999, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum has been carrying all  boys and girls to the North Pole for a visit with Santa Claus. This year, railroad  proudly  announces that Santa Claus has  asked that they run our services and take everybody back to the North Pole again!


Santa’s elves have been busy preparing the tracks and we hear that they’ll be routed through locations such as Santa’s Workshop! Storytellers are buying fresh copies of The Polar Express to read to everybody and elves are busy getting chocolate milk and cookies ready so that all the children will have something to eat and drink on the trip!
Santa has even arranged for our station to keep everyone warm and dry while waiting for the North Pole Limited to arrive, complete with a dining area for those who are hungry.






Dixieland excursion brochure includes rates and special trips descriptions









 GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS RAILROAD BRYSON CITY AND DILLSBORO NORTH CAROLINA
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 The Great Smoky Mountains train offers scenic train rides through the North Carolina Smoky Mountains. A ride on The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is an exciting trip with 53 miles of track, two tunnels and 15 bridges. Choices of excursions range from half day to full day round trips and are priced accordingly.   In addition you may choose from steam or diesel engines, ride gourmet dinner trains, mystery theatre dinner trains, rafting combinations, and various seating options and pricing.

Ride the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Polar Express November 10 - December 23 on the Smoky Mountains Railroad for a story, visit with Santa and a "trip to the North Pole".  In addition try the Polar Express Dining Train for dinner and Santa 12/2-12/23.





The Polar Express™
Departing Bryson City November 6 - December 23, 2009.
The Polar Express comes to life when the train departs the Bryson City depot for a journey to our "North Pole". Guests on board will enjoy hot chocolate and treats while listening and reading along with the magical Polar Express story. Experience the joy of watching the children's faces when the train arrives at our "North Pole," where Santa Claus will be waiting. Santa will board The Polar Express where he will greet each child and present them with a special memento. Holiday carols will be sung on the return trip to Bryson City. Families will want to make this a holiday tradition!







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