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The city that entertains and surprises millions of people every year.

Award-winning restaurants, a world-class Aquarium, the incredible riverfront, plus art, festivals and more - a place like no other. This year put Chattanooga on your short list as a destination you don't want to miss.

Visit ChattanoogaEnjoy Chattanooga throughout the seasons. You'll want to check-out the surprising variety of events and world class attractions. Maximize your vacation experience by staying at one of the many unique hotels and bed & breakfasts while making sure to experience some of the newest culinary hot spots.

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What's New

Chattanooga is dedicated to continually enhancing the city, always making it a better destination. So whether you've been here before or it's your first time, you'll find some great new ways to have fun, topping off an already impressive array of things to do.

01 Tennessee Aquarium & The Hunter Museum of American Art

Tennessee Aquarium started a Backstage Pass program that gives you VIP access with up-close encounters only accessible by animal keepers. This month they opened an all new exhibit, "Ranger Rick’s Backyard Safari," that brings together kids, nature and fun in partnership with National Wildlife Federation. .

06 Tennessee Aquarium & The Hunter Museum of American Art

Just six minutes from downtown, high atop Lookout Mountain, Ruby Falls opened the ZIPstream Aerial Adventure, an obstacle course built in trees with ladders, nets, bridges, tunnels and zip lines.

03 Tennessee Aquarium & The Hunter Museum of American Art

Bikers' Dozen is a series of scenic loops that are about experiencing life on the back roads of the Tennessee Valley – on your motorcycle or car. This website includes 13 detailed routes (with maps, images, road signs, and written route descriptions). www.bikersdozen.com

04 Tennessee Aquarium & The Hunter Museum of American Art

Chattanooga River Market is every Saturday from March 19-Sept. 24 on the Aquarium Plaza and includes live music from local and touring artists, produce, special events, arts & crafts vendors and more.

05 Tennessee Aquarium & The Hunter Museum of American Art

The nationally acclaimed Civil War Trails Program has come to Chattanooga, with 13 interpretive signs and maps – making it even easier to visit the area’s historic sites. www.chattanoogafun.com/civilwar. Discover seldom-seen Civil War photographs in the exhibition, “Between the States”, at the Hunter Museum of American Art.

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Upcoming events

Date: Apr 19, 2014
Easter Egg Hunt
Location: Rock Island, TN

Date: Apr 18, 2014 - Apr 20, 2014
EarthDayz
Location: Lookout Mountain, TN

Date: Apr 19, 2014 - Apr 20, 2014
Racin @ Ruby
Location: Chattanooga, TN

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