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It’s time to Explore Chattanooga, a city in southeastern Tennessee that is set along the Tennessee River in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Explore Chattanooga Magazine provides visitors with the information they need to break through the clutter and discover the best that the Chattanooga area has to offer. Filled with helpful articles, maps, local listings, and advertisements that are RELEVANT to area visitors. Explore Chattanooga is where visitors go for the insider’s view on where to go, eat, shop, and play.

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Explore Differently with Adventure Sports Innovation

Explore Differently with Adventure Sports Innovation

Spring in the Scenic City begs outdoor exploration in southern sunshine, and there’s no better way to experience Chattanooga’s vibrant, local art scene than cruising on the ChattaScooter Art Tour with Adventure Sports Innovation. Tucked in beautiful Coolidge Park at...

Pet Friendly Eateries – A Night Out for the ENTIRE Family

Pet Friendly Eateries – A Night Out for the ENTIRE Family

Recognized for its friendly locals, mild weather, and a growing number of foodie hotspots, Chattanooga is also known for being extraordinarily dog friendly. While walking downtown, visiting local attractions, or hiking nearby trails, visitors are bringing their pets...

Shop Local: Blue Skies

Shop Local: Blue Skies

Blue Skies has branded itself as “the place for the perfect little gift.” An independent shop in Chattanooga’s Northshore district, the inventory is whimsical, imaginative, and always changing: A ceramic whale vase for small succulent plants. Paper star lanterns....

A New Beginning: The Ed Johnson Memorial at the Walnut Street Bridge

A New Beginning: The Ed Johnson Memorial at the Walnut Street Bridge

A must-see in Chattanooga for tourists and locals alike is the Walnut Street Pedestrian Bridge. Known as “The Walking Bridge” by Chattanooga natives, as you enter the bridge from the south near the Bluff View Art District, you’ll find the new Ed Johnson Memorial. In...



Rock City is taking the Enchanted Garden of Lights to a whole new realm as the attraction continues to celebrate its 90th anniversary year with never-before-seen views, themes and activities! Rock City Gardens is merrily anticipating the addition of a Christmas...

Escape Experience: 5 Details that Deserve Attention

Escape Experience: 5 Details that Deserve Attention

You’ve got 60 minutes and five unique experiences to choose from. Escape Experience Chattanooga, located at 1800 Rossville Ave. in the Southside district, is one of the Scenic City’s most creative and detailed escape room opportunities. What sets Escape Experience...

Tennessee Aquarium

Trace the path of water from the mountains to the sea. Come face-to-face with fascinating native animals and  amazing creatures.

Escape Experience

A fun entertainment activity located in Downtown Chattanooga’s Southside Historic District – just a few blocks from the Chattanooga Choo Choo. Each escape room scenario is a real-life interactive adventure designed for team building groups, friends, family, or co-workers. 

Tue – Sun

Lookout Winery

See 3 States from their heated balcony. Create lasting memories with every bite of our wood fired pizza and every sip of hand crafted wines -all while enjoying the best views of the Tennessee River and the 3 surrounding states can offer. Lookout Winery is sure your experience at our winery will become a special moment for you to remember for the rest of your life!


The Feed

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch at the Feed Co. Table & Tavern ~ 201 W. Main Street, Chattanooga, TN / 423-708-8566 ~ Every Sunday @ 10:00 am.

War Comes Home: The Legacy Exhibit

Presented By: Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center, 2 W. Aquarium Way, Chattanooga, (423) 877-2525, Dates: September 14, 2021 – November 14, 2021, Recurrence: Recurring daily, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Fri ~ Sat ~ Sun

iGNiS Glass Studio

iGNiS offers the opportunity to have a hands-on glass blowing experience. The studio is open to the public so that you and your family can have the chance to blow your own heirloom glass ornament or paperweight. With the help of professional artists, you may choose colors, assist with working the piece, and actually trap your own breath in glass. 


What People are Saying

“A Great Find”

“We spent the weekend in Chattanooga and were so happy with the restaurant we selected.  The Boathouse , with its view of the Tennessee River provided a spectacular dining experience. We’ll be back!”

C. Rayburn
South Lyon, MI

“Fabulous food & flawless service”

“We tried St. Johns Restaurant for our anniversary this year and we were very pleased. It is our new go-to for special occasions. We highly recommend the scallops appetizer!.”

C. Smith
Ooltewah, TN

“Making Memories”

“For years my family has made Tony’s Pasta Shop & Trattoria in the Bluff View part of our family celebrations. We actually met our great-daughter-in-law upstairs at Tony’s. The food is great and we have made lots of memories there!.”

M. Mills
Detroit, MI

“What a View”

“When my in-laws came to visit, we took them to Lookout Winery in Guild Tennessee and had so much fun! The pizza, wine, and the casual atmosphere was perfect.  And the view was breathtaking!

G. Harvey
Chattanooga, TN