Posts from July 2014

Chattanooga on a Budget

Thursday, July 17, 2014 8:00 PM

If you’re looking for a budget-friendly escape, you’ve come to the right place. Chattanooga is rife with opportunities, from outdoor festivals to art museums. And nothing can beat our city’s natural beauty, which you can take in without spending a dime. So tighten your purse strings and pinch your

International Towing & Recovery Museum

Monday, July 14, 2014 8:00 PM

Chattanooga is a city of innovators. It’s also a town with notoriously curvy roads. So it’s little wonder that the Scenic City is also the birthplace of the towing industry. You may not think about tow trucks until you're wheels are up in a ditch somewhere, but they are the unsung heroes of first

Friday Food Tour

Monday, July 14, 2014 8:00 PM

If you plan your entire vacation around where to eat, this post’s for you. Get a flavor for Chattanooga’s neighborhoods by sampling the culture one bite at a time.

SOUTHSIDE
Once the financial hub of Chattanooga, the Southside is a collection of old warehouses and depots, many converted into hip

Food Tour Downtown

Monday, July 14, 2014 8:00 PM

Technically called the Riverfront, downtown is the epicenter of Chattanooga’s redevelopment. Built in the early ‘90s the Riverwalk and Tennessee Aquarium are cornerstones of downtown’s action. This district also boasts its fair share of eateries, from fine dining to fast food. Despite heavy tourist

Fishing in Chattanooga

Monday, July 14, 2014 8:00 PM

It’s one thing to see a monster catfish at the Tennessee Aquarium; it’s quite another to reel one in on 10-pound test line, warns Coast Guard captain and fishing guide Richard Simms. As owner of Scenic City Fishing Charters Simms has helped hundreds of fishermen (and women) reel in everything from

Chickamauga Chattanooga National Military Park

Monday, July 14, 2014 8:00 PM

For locals, Chickamauga Chattanooga National Military Park is a place to ride bikes, hike or enjoy a picnic lunch. There’s even a popular marathon/half marathon each November, ranked third in the country by Runner’s World. But to truly grasp what happened on that hallowed ground nearly 150 years

Chattanooga Market

Monday, July 14, 2014 8:00 PM

Consistently ranked as one of the best in the nation – including a top 10 nod from Frommer’s – this weekly farmers market is the real deal featuring producer-only products. That’s a fancy way of saying the person smiling behind the booth either helped make or grow what they’re selling, whether it’s