Chanticleer Inn Bed & Breakfast

1300 Mockingbird Lane, Lookout Mountain, Georgia 30750
Innkeeper(s): Robert & Audrey Hart

Explore Chattanooga’s Art Galleries 30 Jan 2016, 2:00 am

Chattanooga, affectionately known as the Scenic City, is one of the top travel destinations in the South. Adventurers the world over come here for the abundant and exhilarating outdoor activities.  From hiking, kayaking, and mountain biking to rock climbing, whitewater rafting, and caving, Chattanooga really does have an unbeatable range of outdoor attractions.  Not surprisingly, this has earned our great city top honors from Outside Magazine as “The Best Town Ever“. However, there is much more to Chattanooga than it’s beautiful outdoor setting and well developed outdoors scene.  Not only will you find the Nation’s largest collection of American art, but you’ll discover brilliant emerging and established talents in Chattanooga’s local art galleries. Book your room at our Tennessee Bed and Breakfast today, and experience Chattanooga’s spectacular art scene.  

Art Galleries Worth Visiting

Chattanooga has a distinguished arts scene, comparable to that of many other reputably artistic cities across the country.  In fact, Chattanooga has been voted the #2 ranked Top Arts Destination for Mid-Sized Cities by American Style magazine.  The foundation of Chattanooga’s art scene is the Hunter Museum of American Art, which is unparalleled in it’s collection of American Art.  This beautiful building, a work of art in itself, is perched on top of a ninety-foot limestone bluff overlooking the Tennessee River. Inside it’s walls, you’ll find 100 years of architecture and a collection of American art that spans from the colonial period to the present day.  A current exhibit you won’t want to miss is Seeking the Spiritual:  The Visionary Art of Elliot Daingerfield, on display until February 21, 2016.

After you’ve had your fill of American Art, it’s time to explore Chattanooga’s top art galleries.  Creativity shines in Chattanooga’s Southside, and there are plenty of interesting art galleries here worth exploring. Area 61 Gallery features an eclectic mix of art, ranging from busts made of melted records to fine bronze sculptures, and stunning hand-hewn wooden furniture. For something a little less traditional, head to the HART Gallery, which features works by homeless and other non-traditional artists.  When you’re ready to wind down for the evening, try out the adventurous menu at the Southside’s newest spot, the Flying Squirrel.  Menu choices include duck confit tacos and other interesting choices paired with fantastic seasonal drink creations.

Hopefully you have another day to explore Chattanooga’s art galleries, because you won’t want to miss those found in Chattanooga’s other art districts, such as the Bluff View Art District or Chattanooga’s Northshore. Galleries you won’t want to miss here include Plum Nelly, Winder Binder Gallery and Bookstore, Blue Skies, Gallery 1401, and the In Town Gallery, which is one of the nation’s oldest cooperative art galleries.  Those that want a hands on experience should head directly to the Ignis Glass Studio, where you can blow your own glass ornament.  The perfect finish to your artful Chattanooga adventure is dinner with one of downtown’s culinary artists, such as 212 Market, Easy Bistro, or IL PRIMO.  Whether you’re a seasoned art enthusiast or just enjoy perusing through interesting art, Chattanooga has something for you.  Book your room at our luxury Bed and Breakfast on Lookout Mountain today.

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Enjoya a Romantic Getaway in Chattanooga 18 Jan 2016, 2:00 am

Now that the busy rush of the holidays are over, are you finding yourself daydreaming, and longing for a place where you can escape to relax, reconnect, and rejuvenate your soul?  How does a luxurious Bed and Breakfast, nestled on beautiful Lookout Mountain, just outside of the hip and trendy town of Chattanooga sound to you? To us, it sounds just about perfect. Chattanooga, frequently touted as the South’s top travel destination, has everything you could want in a vacation destination: Fantastic restaurants, a vibrant arts and culture scene, fun and unique shopping, and a tremendous variety of outdoor recreation and unbeatable scenery to be enjoyed. At just about two hours away from Atlanta, it’s no wonder Chattanooga has become such a popular destination for romantic getaways.  Book your room at our luxurious Bed and Breakfast near Chattanooga today.  

How to Enjoy a Romantic Getaway

A romantic getaway in Chattanooga wouldn’t be complete without seeing the top-rated and beautiful attractions on Lookout Mountain.  When you stay with us at the Chanticleer Inn, there truly is no excuse for not visiting these stunning natural wonders, given that they are located just across the street from us.  Walk to the depths of beautiful Ruby falls, or enjoy the moment together as you take in the now famous “See Seven States” view atop Lover’s Leap at Rock City.  After you’ve explored to your hearts content, you’ll be ready to set foot in downtown Chattanooga.  Start your morning by taking a river cruise up the beautiful Tennessee River, indulging your senses at the Tennessee Aquarium, or strolling through the picturesque Bluff View Arts District and the Hunter Museum of American Art.  Grab lunch at any of Chattanooga’s delicious restaurants, such as Terra Mae Appalachian Bistro, The Meeting Place, or the Public House.  Afterward, spend the remainder of your afternoon gently meandering through Chattanooga’s shopping districts, or take in Chattanooga’s peaceful nature at Enterprise South Nature Park.

A romantic getaway in Chattanooga wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the spa.  The Chattanoogan Hotel is the only resort-style spa in Chattanooga, complete with access to an indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna and steam room both before and after your treatment.  The Ruby Falls Hydrating Body Treatment, which features a detoxifying body exfoliation, hydrating body masque of chamomile and local passionflower and a custom massage, is a local favorite and a “must-do” activity for any romantic getaway.  Once you’re fully relaxed, dedicate the rest of your day in Chattanooga to some delicious food and romantic conversation, just the two of you.  Appetizers can be enjoyed on the popular front porches of either Easy Bistro or Bluewater Grille, followed by a delicious steak dinner at Hennen’s, or the continental menu at Back Inn Café.  Just when you can’t possibly eat any more, head for dessert and coffee at local favorite Rembrandt’s Coffee House.  Here, you’ll find that the quaint, French stucco cottage, artisan chocolates, and other sweet treats are the perfect ending to your night in Chattanooga.  Afterwards, the romantic luxury of our Bed and Breakfast Inn awaits.  Book your romantic getaway at our luxurious Inn today.

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3 Ways to Keep Active in Chattanooga 1 Jan 2016, 2:00 am

The holidays have come and gone, and 2016 is here. New Years resolutions are on everyone’s minds at this time of year, as we plan and look forward to a wonderful 2016. Like many people the world over, getting and/or staying active in 2016 is a top priority, especially after the indulgences that so often coincide with the holiday season.  Chattanooga, which has been hailed as the South’s top travel destination, is a vibrant, wonderful city to visit.  It also happens to be a great place to participate in a huge variety of outdoor sports and recreation, making it a great travel destination for those who are looking to get or stay active in the new year.  If you’re looking for a great place to getaway that will also keep you active and busy, then look no further. Book your room at our Chattanooga Bed and Breakfast, and find new ways to keep fit and keep those New Years resolutions in Chattanooga.

Keeping Active in Chattanooga

Chattanooga, long known as a top destination for outdoor recreation, is the perfect place to spend some time in these early winter months.  In fact, there is so much to see and do in Chattanooga, that sometimes it can be hard to decide where to begin.  Three of the most popular ways to stay active and keep fit in Chattanooga are biking, hiking, and rock climbing.  Chattanooga is an incredible city for biking, whether it’s just getting from place to place in town, or out exploring the many biking trails outside of town.  Bike Chattanooga, an eco-friendly public bicycle transit system, features 300 easy-to-use bikes and 33 stations spread throughout the city.  Road cyclists will find a variety of terrain to challenge themselves in Chattanooga, from gentle, rolling park roads to exhausting mountain climbs.  Outdoor Chattanooga has put together some great road biking routes in and around Chattanooga.  There are also more than 100 miles of singletrack mountain biking trails in Chattanooga, as well as off road parks and greenways.  The Brainerd Levee/Camp Jordan Loop and Lookout Mountain’s Guild/Hardy Trail are great places to begin, as are the Prentice Cooper State Forest and the Cloudland Canyon Connector Trail on Lookout Mountain. More advanced bikers should head to places like Stringers Ridge and Enterprise South Nature Park.

Chattanooga is also a great place to do some hiking throughout the year.  Here, you’ll find an astounding 150 mile so of hiking trails within 15 minutes of downtown. Some of the best and most easily accessible from our Bed and Breakfast are the trails on Lookout Mountain itself. You’ll also find some truly spectacular trails along the Cumberland Plateau.  Finally, the more adventurous guests looking to keep active in Chattanooga will find that the opportunities for rock climbing are outstanding.  You can start your day at the High Point Climbing Gym, or you can head out to challenge yourself on the miles of hard sandstone bluffs our mountains are known for.  Rocktown is a great place for bouldering, and you’ll find a 2 mile cliff line great for sport climbing at Foster Falls in the Cumberland State Park. For some of the best traditional rock climbing around, head to Sunset Rock on Lookout Mountain or the Tennessee Wall on the rim of the Cumberland Plateau.  Really, the options for keeping active in Chattanooga are endless.  You just have to choose your adventure and begin.  Book your room at our luxury Bed and Breakfast on Lookout Mountain today, and find your favorite way to keep active in Chattanooga this winter.

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Spend New Years Eve in Chattanooga 18 Dec 2015, 2:00 am

Like many people the world over, we enjoy spending the holiday season with friends and family, whether it’s at home keeping up with long-standing traditions, or making new memories that will last a lifetime. Though this is one of the busiest seasons for many families, it’s also a wonderful time to getaway from the hectic rush of our over-scheduled lives, and to enjoy those things that truly matter.  This couldn’t be more true as we get ready to say goodbye to what has been a year filled with great adventure and wonderful guests.  We’re looking forward to a wonderful 2016, and would love to toast the future possibilities with you.  Book your room at the luxurious Chanticleer Inn, and spend New Years Even in beautiful Chattanooga.  

Chattanooga’s New Years Eve Celebrations

Ringing in the New Year is often one of the biggest celebrations around the world, and it’s no different in Chattanooga.  This year, join in any of the New Years Eve Celebrations around town, and make the transition from 2015 to 2016 the best one yet.  One of the more popular events over the years has been the annual New Years Rockin’ Eve at the Chattanooga Choo Choo.  Here, you can enjoy music from the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s with popular Chattanooga band The Beaters.  Also at the Chattanooga Choo Choo hotel will be The New Years Everlasting Party featuring Here Come the Mummies, and the Ring in the New Year celebration featuring the Velcro Pygmies.  For something a little different, try Southern Belle Riverboat’s New Years on the River Cruise, with dinner, music, and tons of fun.

If you’re looking something a touch more elegant for this year’s New Years Eve celebration, then Chattanooga has a few options for you.  The Embassy Suites at Hamilton Place is hosting a formal gala this year, featuring a catered dinner by Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, a silent auction, musical entertainment, dancing, and of course a countdown to midnight.  You can also join the New Years Eve celebration at Chattanooga’s beautiful Hunter Museum, where they will be hosting their Party on the Bluff.  Here, you’ll enjoy food by Events with Taste, an open bar, music and dancing by SoundForce Entertainment, and the best views in all of Chattanooga.  Finally, for some great family fun, try the New Years Eve Late Skate at Ice on the Landing.  No matter what it is you choose to do, even if it’s just relaxing at our romantic Bed and Breakfast on Lookout Mountain, we look forward to ringing in 2016 with you.  Book your room today!

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Experience the Nightlife in Chattanooga 30 Nov 2015, 2:00 am

With a wide variety of outdoor activities to enjoy, such as rock climbing, hiking, biking, boating, and more, life certainly isn’t dull here in Chattanooga. In addition to being a top outdoors destination, Chattanooga also is home to a wonderful variety of restaurants, a thriving arts scene, plenty of unique shopping, and a variety attractions, such as Lookout Mountain or the Tennessee Aquariumm, that can be enjoyed any time of year. Though these activities are a wonderful way to spend your days in Chattanooga, there is much more to this vibrant city when the sun goes down.  The nightlife scene in Chattanooga is thriving, featuring a variety of restaurants, bars, clubs, live music, and other entertainment.  When you stay with us at our romantic Bed and Breakfast on Lookout Mountain, you’ll be just 10 minutes from the excitement of downtown Chattanooga.  

Chattanooga’s Nightlife

If you’re looking for a fun place to grab a drink with friends, the bars, breweries, and distilleries that makeup the core of Chattanooga’s nightlife scene won’t disappoint.  One of the most popular bars is the Flying Squirrel.  This wonderfur bar, which has been named one of the best-designed bars in the United States, is home to an amazing variety of cocktails and delicious food.  Their cocktails use season and fresh ingredients with spirits flavored in-house, and their weekly menu, also fresh and locally-sourced, can’t be beat.  The Beast & Barrel on the NorthShore is also a fun place to spend an evening.  Not only do they have a great selection of cocktails, wine on tap, and craft beer paired, but it’s all paired with high-quality gastro pub fare and charcuterie.  If you’re looking to sample local beer, you can’t go wrong with the innovative flavors produced at the Chattanooga Brewing Company.

If you’re looking for an evening of laughs or entertainment, Chattanooga’s nightlife scene is just the place for you.  Track 29, located at the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo,  is a great venue that often features national touring acts.  Upcoming events include Chris Stapleton, Grace Potter, Josh Garrels & John Mark McMillan, and so much more.  For a night of hysterical laughter, don’t miss Chattanooga’s premiere comedy club, The Comedy Catch, which has a wonderful lineup of shows this holiday season.  If you’d prefer something that’s a one-stop destination for the evening, then venture down to Bella Vita, where you’ll enjoy delicious Mediterranean food touched by a little southern comfort, along with entertainment and dancing at the Ultra Lounge.  These are just a few of the many great spots to enjoy the nightlife in Chattanooga.  Book your room at our romantic Bed and Breakfast to discover Chattanooga after dark.

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Enjoy the Holidays in Chattanooga 15 Nov 2015, 2:00 am

Like many people the world over, the holidays are a wonderful time of year to gather with friends and family, to keep up with long-standing traditions, and to make memories that will last a lifetime. Though this is one of the busiest seasons for many families, it’s also a wonderful time to getaway from the hectic rush of our over-scheduled lives, and to enjoy those things that truly matter.  Maybe this year is a time to discover new traditions and make new memories. Getaway to to the magical holiday season in Chattanooga this winter, and you’ll find a festive atmosphere everywhere you turn this season.  Book your room at our highly-rated Bed and Breakfast on Lookout Mountain today.

Celebrating the Holidays

One of the top holiday attractions in Chattanooga is right here on Lookout Mountain, across the street from our luxurious Bed and Breakfast.  The Enchanted Garden of Lights at Rock City Gardens is a magical journey that shouldn’t be missed during the holidays.  This year, this stunning visual display is celebrating its 21st year of operation, and promises to leave you filled with all the joy and wonder of the holiday season you’ve been looking for.  Running nightly until January 2nd, this light display features over 30 individual scenes of the holidays.  Not only will you enjoy the lights, but you’ll also be able to visit with Santa, his elves, and other holiday characters, enjoy gingerbread cookie decorating, sip on hot cocoa, get Sugar Plum Fairy Makeovers, and listen to the sounds of the season with the nightly entertainment in the North Pole Lodge.  While there, you’ll also want to visit Ruby Falls’ Christmas Underground.  As you journey through the ice cave, you will watch gemstone miners play, catch a view of the Northern Lights and journey through the Sugar Plum Fairy Village, until you finally reach Santa at the end.  Families can also look forward to a visit from Santa aboard the popular North Pole Limited.

The holidays in Chattanooga aren’t all about families and santa sightings, though.  Every year, Chattanooga offers Ice on the Landing.  The ice skating takes place at the beautiful outdoor setting of Ross’ landing on the waterfront.  This unique, wintertime recreational experience is a highlight in Chattanooga during the holiday season, as ice skating isn’t offered nearby throughout the year.  Chattanooga’s beautiful waterfront is also the site of this timeless parade of boats decorated for the holidays, complete with music, lights and lots of fun.  You can also take a river cruise with Southern Belle Riverboat’s Christmas Carol Dinner Cruises, or a special ride with Tennessee Valley Railroads and their Christmas Dinner Train, where you’ll savor an exquisite 4-course dinner in a vintage train car that dates back to 1924.  No matter how you choose to enjoy this magical holiday season in Chattanooga, we know you won’t be disappointed. Book your room at our beautiful Bed and Breakfast today, so you can start planning those new holiday traditions.

 

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Plan a Romantic Fall Getaway in Chattanooga 27 Oct 2015, 2:00 am

Chattanooga has long been regarded as one of the top outdoor destinations in the US.  With access to some of the best venues for hiking, biking, rock climbing, and water sports around, Chattanooga’s popularity with adventure enthusiasts isn’t surprising.  However, there is so much more to this beautiful city on the Tennessee River than meets the eye. Sometimes, nothing is more needed than a relaxing, romantic getaway for two in order to recharge our batteries. Chattanooga happens to be a wonderful destination for a romantic fall getaway.  From great dining and eclectic shopping, to new adventures and beautiful art, Chattanooga has it all.  There is much more to see and do in this vibrant, hip city than meets the eye.  Stay with us at our luxury Bed and Breakfast this fall, and enjoy all of the fun and romantic things Chattanooga has in store.

Perfect Fall Getaway

There is, of course, nothing wrong with spending a little time during your fall getaway outdoors, especially if you’re the kind of couple that likes to work up a sweat together.  Chattanooga’s a great place to go on an adventure, whether it’s hiking, biking, caving, rock climbing, or another adventure you dream up. There are several quality hiking trails on Lookout Mountain worth exploring, but for greater variety, and maybe a little romantic inspiration, check out the limitless Tennessee Trails and Byways. Many of the vistas at the top of trails provide the perfect backdrop for a romantic picnic lunch, or maybe even a dramatic sunset over the Chattanooga Valley. For something a little more laid back, test your climbing skills at Chattanooga’s High Point Climbing and Fitness center. Afterwards, stroll along Chattanooga’s beautiful Riverwalk and work your way to the Walnut Street Pedestrian Bridge and into the Northshore District, where you’ll find great shops and galleries worth browsing.

If you’re an art lover, you won’t want to miss a stroll through the beautiful Bluff View Art District, followed by a visit to the Hunter Museum of American Art.  For a unique spin on your romantic fall getaway, why not enjoy a 2 hour pub crawl on wheels with Chattanooga’s popular Pints and Pedals?  It’s definitely an adventure you won’t soon forget.  Drinks and appetizers are always good at Easy Bistro & Bar or Bluewater Grille, followed by dinner with a view at Back Inn Cafe, which has consistently been voted as Chattanooga’s most romantic restaurant.  End this perfect romantic day in Chattanooga with coffee and dessert at nearby Rembrandt’s Coffee House, which features artisan chocolates and other sweet treats.  All of this and more is possible when you plan a fall getaway to our Chattanooga Bed and Breakfast.  Book your room with us today so you can enjoy the romantic ambience of our Inn, whether it’s sitting in front of our gas log fireplace, enjoying the lush gardens, staying in our private and luxuriously appointed guest rooms, or waking up to wonderfully romantic views of the Chattanooga Valley.

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Lookout Mountain Attractions 16 Oct 2015, 2:00 am

One of the most popular places to visit near Chattanooga is Lookout Mountain, which is home to popular attractions including Rock City Gardens, Ruby Falls, Incline Railway, Civil War Battlefields, and the spectacular 7-states view from the tip of Lover’s Leap.  Though Lookout Mountain is located a short 6 miles from Chattanooga, it is conveniently located right across the street from our luxury Chattanooga Bed and Breakfast.  Stay with us this fall, and this beautiful natural setting, which features massive ancient rock formations, gardens with over 400 native plant species, and breathtaking panoramic views, will be at your fingertips.  Book your room at our Chattanooga Bed and Breakfast today, so you can enjoy everything Lookout Mountain has to offer.

Explore Lookout Mountain

Rock City Gardens, located on top of Lookout Mountain, truly is a spectacular sight and a definite must-see attraction when you’re in the Chattanooga area.  Nearly 500,000 visitors form all over the world come to visit this beautiful natural attraction, which features a 4,100-foot walking trail.  Along the way, you’ll see soaring rock formations, beautiful caves, and lush gardens.  Located at 1,700 feet above sea level, you’ll see why Lover’s Leap, Observation Point and Seven States Flag Court are considered to be the best and most expansive views out over the Chattanooga Valley.  In good weather, you’ll also see how it became known as the “See Seven States” view. Another popular attraction on Lookout Mountain is Ruby Falls, famous because it is the country’s deepest cave and largest underground waterfall that is open to the public.  Visitors will enjoy a guided tour through the cave, marveling at its rock formations, and then viewing the 145-foot underground waterfall.

Lookout Mountain’s Incline Railway is a fantastic 1 mile journey up the world’s steepest passenger railway. This iconic railway has been in operation since 1895, and is a marvel to behold.  The Machine room, where the giant gears that pull the railway operate, is an interesting addition to your trip.  Civil War history enthusiasts should not miss a visit to both Lookout Mountain Battlefield and Chickamauga Battlefield, where the Battle of Lookout Mountain took place.  This battle is widely considered to be a major turning point in the war for the Union Army. After your fun day of exploring the beautiful attractions on Lookout Mountain, come back to our romantic Bed and Breakfast for an evening of relaxation.  Enjoy all of this and more when you Book your room at our luxury Bed and Breakfast.

 

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Fall Colors in Chattanooga 28 Sep 2015, 2:00 am

Fall has fully descended upon us here in Chattanooga, and we couldn’t be more excited about it.  Fall is, perhaps, our favorite season in the Chattanooga area, which has long been a favorite outdoor destination for adventure enthusiasts.  With a tremendous variety of things to do in the great outdoors, from hiking, biking, and rockclimbing, to boating, caving, and whitewater rafting, we can’t think of a better place to get out and have a little fun, all while enjoying the specatcular fall color that paints the horizons this time of year.  Though there is no exact science to predicting the peak of Chattanooga’s fall foliage, things are definitely well underway, making October the perfect time to visit the scenic city of Chattanooga.  Book your room at our luxury Tennessee Bed and Breakfast, so you can get out and experience Chattanooga is all of its fall colored glory.

See Fall Color in Chattanooga

Whether you choose to experience the vibrant fall color in Chattanooga by bike, boat, train, foot, or car, you can’t go wrong.  If you’re up for getting out the city, you can’t go wrong hiking or biking your way along the ridges at Stringers Ridge Park or Enterprise South Nature Park.  We can’t talk about fall color without talking about the miles of beautiful trails and stunning viewpoints from the top of Lookout Mountain.  Atop Lookout Mountain you’ll find not only one of the most famous views of Chattanooga, but arguably one of the most beautiful, especially during the brightly-hued autumn months. For an easy to do activity in downtown Chattanooga, we recommend borrowing a bike from Chattanooga’s popular bike share system and heading along the scenic and colorful 13 mile riverwalk.  Better yet, if you’d rather travel down the river through the beautiful colors of fall, hop on board the Southern Belle Riverboat and enjoy their guided tour of the Tennessee River.

For something a little more unique to enjoy, hop onboard the Tennessee Valley Railroad.  Take a ride on the Summerville Steam Special in October and November, you’ll be riding a vintage train through some of the most spectacular areas of fall color in all of Tennessee and Georgia.  Of course, you can always just hop in your car and drive the roads in and around Chattanooga and still be rewarded with falls most colorful show.  The newly minted Pie-in-the-sky trail is perhaps the perfect scenic byway to choose to maximize your fall color tour.  This wonderful tour is the best way to see the the peaks and valleys of beautiful Southeast Tennessee.  Take a little extra time to explore the many great attractions along the way, such as state parks, Civil War sites, African American heritage sites, live music venues, farms, and more.  No matter what it is you do, we know that the brilliant fall color will delight even the wariest traveler.  Book your room at our luxury Lookout Mountain Bed and Breakfast today.

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Planning Ahead of Fall Activities in Chattanooga 15 Sep 2015, 2:00 am

There’s never a dull moment in the vibrant city of Chattanooga, and fall is no exception to this. Chattanooga has long been hailed as an outdoor mecca for adventure enthusiasts.  With a tremendous variety of options for outdoor recreation, from hiking, biking, and rockclimbing, to boating, caving, and whitewater rafting, Chattanooga’s popularity comes as no surprise. However, there is so much more to Chattanooga than spending time in the outdoors.  The scenic city has plenty of exciting and fun fall activities planned to be enjoyed by visitors and residents alike.  To get in on some of this fun, book your room at our luxurious Bed and Breakfast on nearby Lookout Mountain today.

Fall Activities in Chattanooga

Though it would be extremely difficult to take part in all of the fun fall activities happening in and around Chattanooga, you can certainly enjoy a good variety of them.  During the first weekend in October, music lovers can enjoy the 3 Sisters Music Festival at Ross’ Landing.  This popular festival has been ranked as one of the 5 best bluegrass festivals in the country, and definitely is worth attending.  For a little fall-themed fun, join our neighbors, Rock City Gardens, in celebrating their annual Rocktoberfest.  This fun event celebrates Rock City’s German heritage with German music, polka lessons, German food, specialty beer, costumed characters and fun for the whole family.  Other fall activities that you shouldn’t miss are Oktoberfest at the Chattanooga Market, the enchanted maze at Blowing Springs FarmRuby Falls Haunted CavernRock City’s Blowing Screams Farm Haunt Complex, the Aquarium’s ODDTober, the Halloweeen Eerie Express on the Tennessee Valley Railroad, and the Boo at the Zoo.

If there are two fall activities that shouldn’t be missed in Chattanooga, they are the 2015 RiverRocks Games and the Head of the Hooch Rowing Regatta.  RiverRocks Adventure Sports Games is a highly anticipated event for outdoor adventure athletes that takes place on multiple dates throughout the month of October.  Events include road & trail running, open water events, rock climbing/bouldering, and mountain biking, live music, and plenty of athleticism and fun.  The annual Head of the Hooch rowing Regatta takes place November 7-8th this year, and is one of the world’s largest rowing Regattas.  Spectators can watch this exciting event from several places along the Tennessee River.  As you can see, it’s going to be a busy fall in Chattanooga.  Book your room at our luxury Bed and Breakfast early, so you can participate in these exciting fall activities.

 

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