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4 Must-Visit Waterfalls on a Trip to Chattanooga

There’s something wonderful about a waterfall. From when you first hear it in the distance long before it’s visible until you see the powerful flow of water cascading over rock, the whole experience is something to remember. The Chattanooga area is home to some of the more impressive…

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Top Swimming Holes Near Chattanooga

Swimming holes are what Southeastern summers are all about. And while the Chattanooga area is home to some seriously incredible places to take a natural dip, it's also home to plenty of private land with a number of tricky access issues. So, disclaimer: It's likely that your favorite Chattanooga…

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7 Best Places to Camp in Chattanooga

It’s no secret that Chattanooga is an outdoorsy city. With more than 50 trailheads within half an hour’s drive of downtown and mountain views everywhere you look, the Scenic City is a haven for those who want to feel connected with nature. Perhaps one of the best ways to become immersed in the…

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The 10 Best Waterfalls near Chattanooga

Spring is on the way, and in many places that means one thing: rain. Lots of rain. In Chattanooga, where we receive an astonishing 53 inches of rain per year, this is especially true. From February through April, nearly-constant precipitation turns the trails into sloppy mush and makes many outdoor…

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Perfect Pair: Ride the Incline and Visit Point Park

All you view chasers take note, this double whammy offers expansive views of Chattanooga and Moccasin Bend as you travel up the mountain on a historic railway and visit one of the most popular destinations on Lookout Mountain. For this trip fall colors are breathtaking, but honestly, every season…

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Check Out these Two Chattanooga Hidden Gems

Wait...Did You Say Towing Museum? Yes, that is right. Chattanooga is home to the only International Towing Museum in the world! There’s more to it than just trucks and it is pretty cool. One evening back in 1916, Ernest Holmes, Sr. and 10 friends spent all night using only ropes and blocks tied to…

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Becoming the Best Outdoor City

Pretty Damn Awesome: How Chattanooga Earned a Rep as the Best Outdoor City Chattanooga local Dawson Wheeler, co-founder of Rock Creek and the Day Fire Podcast, shares a little more about his passion for the outdoors. Surrounded By Mountains and the Tennessee River that winds through the heart of…

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Paddleboarding, Chattanooga Style

From expansive, glassy lakes to rolling whitewater, Chattanooga offers a smorgasbord of paddleboarding opportunities. Ben Friberg, a native Chattanoogan and the first person to stand-up paddleboard from Cuba to Key West said, "There are some pretty significant bodies of water in the area, so you’re…

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