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Chattanooga OVERVIEW
Chattanooga has really grown up as a travel destination over the past few decades. What was once a hub of railroad and industrial activity has now become a regional travel must-see. Chattanooga's rich heritage, in all things train, is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to attractions. The city has transformed its once-questionable riverfront into a place to where locals and visitors are drawn. The waterfront isn't the only place the city has focused on during this revitalization. The Downtown area that lies beyond the banks of the Tennessee River has also seen its fair share of attention. The Tennessee Aquarium and Rock City are hands down the attractions people flock to on a Chattanooga vacation. These sites can get slammed with tourist traffic though, and visiting them at off times like weekdays will make a trip much more enjoyable. The knobby hills surrounding the city along with the creeks and rivers that have shaped the land provide a natural playground for those interested ...See More in getting outdoors. Mountain biking, hiking, whitewater rafting and hang gliding are just a few ways to take in the mountains and valleys that encircle the city. Chattanooga may have once been known as "The Gateway to the Deep South," but today it is better known as "The Getaway in the Deep South." See Less
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