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Discover the Magic of the Hellbender at Chattanooga Zoo

Nestled in the vibrant ecosystems of East Tennessee, the Chattanooga Zoo is home to a truly remarkable creature: the Hellbender Salamander. This creature is the largest salamander species in the eastern United States, stretching up to 20 inches long and weighing as much as five pounds. The males are…

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Get to Know the Aquarium Plaza

Welcome to the Chattanooga Visitor Information Center in the Aquarium Plaza! Our new Visitor Information Center can be found in the Aquarium Plaza. We encourage you to stop by and meet our friendly staff, create your own Chattanooga Itinerary using our digital information kiosks, and climb on top…

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Lookout Mountain Lore Part 2: Legacy Attractions

The legacy attractions that decorate Lookout Mountain capture the unique spirit of Chattanooga. Ruby Falls embodies the spirit of the adventurer, inviting visitors to explore its subterranean waterfall. Rock City showcases the whimsical and quirky potential of Chattanooga, with its enchanting rock…

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Culture Club: Guide to Experiencing Chattanooga's History

It is impossible to separate Chattanooga’s art from its culture, for time has irreversibly entwined the two. Some consider art to be a form of communication. By that definition, Chattanooga speaks volumes, and the conversation celebrates the vision and vitality of a city awash with creativity. Much…

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Find Easter Fun in Chattanooga

Still trying to figure out this year’s Easter plans? Your search is done! Join one of the biggest egg hunts in Chattanooga, celebrate spring with the animals at the Zoo, brunch your way through town, or grab your basket and search for artisanal eggs in an adult-only egg hunt + happy hour. Check out…

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Planning Your RV Trip in Chattanooga

Loading up in the RV brings anticipation of adventures ahead – what will you see on the road? Who will you meet in the campground? What stories will you share around the campfire? Road trips are an American pastime and more popular than ever this year. RV travel allows you to bring a piece of home…

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The Martin Hotel

Hidden in Plain Sight: Chattanooga's History is Everywhere - Martin Hotel Edition In 1906, attorney Richard Kimball came to own the lot where the lawn of the Bessie Smith Cultural Center stands today. Kimball entrusted Robert Martin, an African American former porter of the local railroads, to build…

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