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Come explore Chattanooga’s scenic landscape to enjoy rivers and mountains, local food and farms, Civil War and Native American history, religious heritage, regional food, music and art, and one-of-a-kind festivals throughout the seasons.

The 652-mile Tennessee River is formed at the confluence of the Holston and French Broad rivers to the east of Knoxville and flows south into Alabama and Mississippi and then north into Kentucky where it empties into the Ohio River. A number of communities and businesses throughout the region provide river access, fishing, marinas, outfitters, food, lodging and camping.


September 2, 2020
From the early 1900s to the 1960s, Chattanooga was a destination for some of the best live rhythm and blues, …
August 5, 2020
The “Scopes Monkey Trial” took place in July 1925, featuring the prosecution of John Scopes, a 24-year-old science t
July 29, 2020
Dayton was settled in 1820 as Smith’s Crossroads; in 1877, the town was renamed after Dayton, Ohio. This historic
March 6, 2020
    Harrison Bay- Tennessee’s First State Park Harrison Bay became Tennessee’s first state park in 193
March 6, 2020
Mountain Biking – Bird Watching – Fishing – More   One of Tennessee’s smaller and lesser-known
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