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Tow a Gift Home from Hatties

Tow a Gift Home from Hatties

Tow a Gift Home from Hatties You’ll be pleasantly surprised when you step into the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum and experience one of the area’s most well-curated gift shops. Hatties’ on Holmes, the namesake of Ernest Holmes Sr’s wife,...

The Chattanooga Elf Spreading Holiday Cheer

The Chattanooga Elf Spreading Holiday Cheer

THE CHATTANOOGA ELF SPREADING HOLIDAY CHEER Rock City may hold claim to the gnomes, but around Christmas season elves roam the streets of Chattanooga. Well, at least one elf—the Chattanooga Elf! If “the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to...

Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

Chattanooga Motorcar Festival The Chattanooga Motorcar Festival has rolled into the heart of Chattanooga each fall for the past four years, featuring hundreds of classic autos and iconic racing cars. The three-day, family-friendly event highlighted racing with the...

Tony’s Pasta Shop & Trattoria

Tony’s Pasta Shop & Trattoria

Tony’s Pasta Shop & Trattoria Wandering through the nooks and crannies of Bluff View Art District, you will notice a familiar yet subtle savory hint in the air. It is romantic and nostalgic in a sense, given that Bluff View Art District is Chattanooga’s own...

Lookout Mountain Hang Gliding

Lookout Mountain Hang Gliding

Lookout Mountain Hang Gliding Experience Autumn From the Sky What is the best way to see Chattanooga’s beautiful autumn colors? From the sky! Lookout Mountain Flight Park (LMFP), located just minutes from Chattanooga on Lookout Mountain, is the premier hang gliding...

Discover a Colorful Autumn Journey at Ruby Falls

Discover a Colorful Autumn Journey at Ruby Falls

Discover a Colorful Autumn Journey at Ruby Falls As balmy summer days give way to autumn's vibrant colors carrying promises of new adventures, there's no better time to explore the wonders of nature. In the heart of Lookout Mountain, just a short drive from downtown...

Fall Is For The Birds

Fall Is For The Birds

As the weather begins to cool and the days shorten, make the most of them by looking up and attending to the beautiful birds of Scenic City. Chattanooga is full of bird-watching destinations for the amateur and veteran alike, whether you know the seemingly infinite...

MoonPie General Store Home to Nostalgia

MoonPie General Store Home to Nostalgia

Moonpie General store - home to nostalgia The Moon Pie General Stores are truly a destination retail experience for visitors that enter through their doors. Featuring iconic candy and gifts from days gone by, MoonPie General Stores produce an immediate smile on the...

Testimonials

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