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5 Cool Summer Camping Spots Near Chattanooga

The dog days of summer are here, and unless your idea of camping involves sitting inside a land yacht with the AC running, picking the right destination is critical. Although I once survived a 100 degree afternoon in a campsite by sitting in front of no less than six box fans running at full tilt…

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Dog-Friendly Adventures in Chattanooga

Dog lovers have plenty of reasons to love Chattanooga. Dogs (on a leash) are allowed in most parks in Chattanooga, and many of the city’s best attractions permit dogs to join in. Most importantly, Chattanooga is surrounded by nearby trails that are perfect for your dog. For a fun-filled weekend…

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Planning a Whitewater Rafting Trip Around Chattanooga

When the Olympics came to Atlanta in 1996, the decision on where to hold the whitewater paddling events was an easy one—even if it did require that the athletes travel a few hours into Tennessee. The Ocoee River is considered one of the top whitewater destinations in the world—and you don’t have to…

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The Complete Guide to Downtown Paddling on the Tennessee River

In Chattanooga, life revolves around the Tennessee River. Literally. The broad waterway bisects downtown, and many people cross one of its four bridges multiple times each day. With riverside parks, waterfront restaurants, and plenty of recreation opportunities, the Tennessee River is the lifeblood…

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Featured Blog - Lake Winnepesaukah

Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park celebrates its 94th birthday this season. Since 1925, the family owned and operated park has offered fun for all ages with over 40 rides, food concessions, games, paddleboats, miniature golf, and shady picnic grove. “We get letters and Facebook comments all the…

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