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5 Active Ways to Experience the Fall Colors in Chattanooga

It’s finally starting to feel a bit like fall in Chattanooga. Cloudless, bluebird days have been the norm of late, and the leaves are finally starting to turn in the higher elevations of Lookout and Signal Mountain. It’s true: crisp weather like this makes holing up in a coffee shop or in front of a…

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Chattanooga's Hidden Gem: The Lula Lake Land Trust

To experience one of the most scenic locations in the Chattanooga area, it pays to plan ahead. The Lula Lake Land Trust has breathtaking views around every corner and over six miles of trails, making it a prime destination for a great trail run, hike or bike. However, you must make a reservation and…

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Our Summer PLAYlist | Things to do this Summer

Check out Chattanooga Tourism Co. staff's summer PLAYlist! These are our go-to’s for exploring the Chattanooga area in the summer when the sun is hot, the drinks are cold, and the creeks + evening jams are just beckoning you to visit. And who knows, you just might discover some hits you want to put…

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Winter is Coming but Chattanooga's Outdoors are Calling

It's no secret that Chattanooga is a thrill-seeker's outdoor paradise during the warmer months, however, with average high temperatures in the area ranging between 82 and 50 degrees from September through February, there’s no need to ignore the call of the outdoors once the official summer season…

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Fall Paths That Wind Back in Time: Audubon Acres

There are many places to take in the beautiful fall foliage in Chattanooga from the scenic mountains to the winding Tennessee River, but many locals recommend a more hidden treasure. Tucked away just 20 minutes east of downtown is a 130-acre nature sanctuary with a history as vivid as the leaves on…

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Ask a Local: Shawanna Kendrick

Tell us about yourself: I’m the director of community engagement for the District Attorney General’s Office by day. By night, I’m the founder/owner of The H2O Life. It’s a business created for the purpose of providing guidance and resources to facilitate natural and spiritual healing in outdoor…

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From Toddlers to Fido: A Trail for Everyone

With more than 50 trailheads within 30 minutes of downtown, the hiking scene in Chattanooga is easily among the best in the Southeast, if not the entire country. From the slopes of Lookout Mountain to the steep crests of Signal Mountain and the Tennessee River Gorge, the Scenic City is blessed with…

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Experience Chattanooga Guided Hiking

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’d love to hike and really soak in the views undistracted, but I’d really love to get it on camera too”? You’re not alone. There’s no shame in wanting a good photo for the gram. Fortunately, Experience Chattanooga can make that happen. A company that’s unlike…

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CHA Spotlight: Moccasin Bend National Archeological District

Who: Anyone who loves history or loves to get outdoors! What: This edition of the CHA Spotlight is the Moccasin Bend National Archeological District, which is part of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. Not only can you enjoy walking trails along the Tennessee River and 80…

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The 12 Best Casual Adventures in Chattanooga

Taking an epic, all-day trip into the great outdoors is one of the best things you can do—when you have the time and energy. All too often, though, busy schedules mean that micro-adventures requiring little to no preparation are more realistic. And with manageable excursions around every corner…

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