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Chattanooga, a city in southeastern Tennessee, is set along the Tennessee River in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Its trolleylike Incline Railway scales steep Lookout Mountain before reaching Ruby Falls waterfall and Rock City, featuring sweeping views, sandstone formations and gardens. Point Park, also atop Lookout, marks the site of a Civil War battle now honored at the Battles for Chattanooga Museum.

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BLUFF VIEW ART DISTRICT

Located on East Second Street, the Bluff View Art District is a historic neighborhood in downtown Chattanooga. Stretching for one and a half city blocks, the art district is set high above stone cliffs that afford spectacular views of the Tennessee River, the Walnut Street Bridge, and downtown Chattanooga.

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CREATIVE DISCOVERY MUSEUM

Address: 321 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402, USAThe Creative Discovery Museum is a children's museum located in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee. The museum contains art, music, and field science areas, along with a water-themed zone called RiverPlay

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LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN

Lookout Mountain is a mountain ridge located at the northwest corner of the U.S. state of Georgia, the northeast corner of Alabama, and along the Tennessee state line in Chattanooga.

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RACCOON MOUNTAIN CAVERNS

Raccoon Mountain Caverns was opened in 1929 by Leo Lambert, a local caver. The property was owned by the Grand Hotel and used as a farm for their restaurant. On hot afternoons, it was said that the farmers would relax in front of several cracks in the rock at the base of the mountain and enjoy the cool air that was blowing out. In 1929, Leo Lambert was invited to explore the source of the air. As an experienced cave explorer, Lambert realized that in order for air to blow out of a crack in limestone rock, there must be a large cave beyond the crack to supply such a volume of air. Lambert enlarged the cracks and was rewarded by discovering several hundred feet of well-decorated cave passage in a cave that was close to U.S. Highway 41. He developed a series of trails, installed electric lights, and opened the cave to the public as "Tennessee Caverns" on June 28, 1931.

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RUBY FALLS

Address: 1720 Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409, USAA 145-foot underground waterfall is the main draw of this guided cave tour with gift shops & cafes.

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TENNESSEE AQUARIUM

Address: 1 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37402, USAThe Tennessee Aquarium is a non-profit public aquarium located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States. It opened in 1992 on the banks of the Tennessee River in downtown Chattanooga, with a major expansion added in 2005

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TENNESSEE VALLEY RAILROAD

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is a railroad museum in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum was founded as a chapter of the National Railway Historical Society in 1960 by Paul H. Merriman and Robert M. Soule, Jr., along with a group of local railway preservationists who were concerned with saving steam locomotives and railway equipment for future historical display and use.

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WALNUT STREET BRIDGE

Address: 1 Walnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37403, USABuilt in 1890, the 2,376 feet Walnut Street Bridge was the first to connect Chattanooga, Tennessee's downtown with the North Shore. According to a plaque on the bridge, Edwin Thacher was the chief engineer for the bridge.

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