This high-tech vessel transports you from the downtown pier into the Tennessee River Gorge.
Naturalists point out wildlife and share tales of the Civil War and other local history during each two-hour cruise.
A Civil War museum is just a five minute walk away.
When you’re ready to ride back down, you’ll find hand-dipped ice cream, a microbrewery (for the adults), an indoor climbing wall and more to see and do.
This family-friendly town on the Tennessee River can entertain kids and adults for for a day, a week or longer. Allow at least two hours to explore the Tennessee Aquarium, on the downtown riverfront.
It’s home to creatures that live in freshwater habitats from the mountains to the sea, including otters, turtles, alligators and giant catfish.
” Provided below are examples of two technical errors by Foote that don’t invalidate his fundamental points, although some critics imagine that they do.
But Foote’s point—that the Federals were armed with faster firing weapons than the approaching Rebel infantry—is valid.(February 23, 2018) Although Shelby Foote died a dozen years ago, he remains one of the most popular Civil War authors ever.Yet some modern historians and their students delight in trumpeting errors—no matter how inconsequential—that they discover in his three-volume narrative.The trolley-like cars you'll ride in have a glass top and sides, so you'll get breathtaking views as you climb a 72.7 percent grade—that’s almost straight up Lookout Mountain.Disembark at the observation deck on top of the mountain and explore Point Park, the site of the Civil War Battle Above the Clouds.It’s currently free with aquarium membership or general admission.Call or visit the aquarium website before you visit to confirm the dates of this temporary exhibit.Among the most vicious are those that attempt to discredit Foote because he was not a “trained historian” and was merely a novelist.(They say “novelist” like Mozart might have said “disco.”) But as Winston Churchill replied when told it was grammatically incorrect to end a sentence with a preposition: “That opinion is arrant pedantry up with which I shall not put!Depending on the season, the kids can also pan for gemstones, scale a 25-foot climbing wall, or get a “fairyland” makeover.Chattanooga calls the Incline’s route “America’s Most Amazing Mile,” and it is amazing.