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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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The Incline Railway ~ The History behind the Ride

The Incline Railway ~ The History behind the Ride

The Incline Railway -- The History behind the Ride Chattanooga is known for many things: its beautiful natural scenery, its vibrant downtown area, and its rich history. One of the most fascinating pieces of that history is the Incline Railway, a historic funicular...

Bluff View Inn ~ Elegance Preserved

Bluff View Inn ~ Elegance Preserved

 At the turn of the century, the Tennessee River Valley was booming with wealth and industry. Many of the city’s most influential families built their homes and raised their children in a neighborhood known as “Bluff View”. These families proceeded to fashion their...

In Chattanooga, Life is Good

In Chattanooga, Life is Good

Located in the heart of downtown Chattanooga is a store which represents the heart of Chattanooga: positivity. Life is Good Chattanooga is a locally-owned, mom-and-pop retail shop run by Roy and Jacqui Gress, Chattanooga locals who believe that, well, life is good! ...

Sea-sonal Summer Fun with Secrets of the Sea 3D

Sea-sonal Summer Fun with Secrets of the Sea 3D

TENNESSEE AQUARIUM IMAX THEATER 3D  To say the ocean is a mysterious place is an understatement as vast as … well … it is. Despite covering two-thirds of Earth’s surface and hosting an incomparable abundance of life, staggeringly little is known about the ocean. Only...

Stunning Views & Extraordinary Journeys at Ruby Falls

Stunning Views & Extraordinary Journeys at Ruby Falls

DISCOVER THE SIMPLE PLEASURES OF SUMMER FUN AT RUBY FALLS As the temperature gets warmer, we feel the urge to take a deep breath and slow down the pace of our busy schedules. The longer days encourage us to enjoy the simple pleasures summer brings and step outside to...

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