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What are the best park and tourist attractions near Chattanooga, TN?

Top 5 places to visit in Chattanooga, TN

Chattanooga is a city set alongside the Tennessee River, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. There are quite a few places in Chattanooga, TN, which are ideal tourist destinations. Let us have a look at the top 5 places to visit near the Chattanooga area, presented to you by Auto Simple in Chattanooga, TN.

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Is the Spirits in the Wild Festival Coming Back to the Chattanooga Zoo for 2021?

Spirits in the Wild at Chattanooga Zoo on May 15

We haven’t had a lot to celebrate over the last year, but that’s all changing now that we’ve got a vaccine to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. And that means we’ve got things to celebrate one again – things like the Spirit in the Wild Festival at the Chattanooga Zoo. But when exactly is the Spirits in the Wild Festival at the Chattanooga Zoo? And just how much fun is the Spirits in the Wild Festival at the Chattanooga Zoo? We’re going to figure all of that out right here as we take a look at what’s all going down during Spirits in the Wild at the Chattanooga Zoo in May 15.

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How-To Guide: Enjoying Everything Chattanooga TN Has to Offer While Staying Safe and Socially Distanced

Tips and Tricks to Enjoying Chattanooga During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 vaccine is here and we’re finally rounding the corner on the ongoing pandemic that has changed our lives in so many ways. That means we’re almost back to normal – or, at least, as normal as we’re going to get following the COVID-19 pandemic. But we’re not there yet, which means we need to continue to be careful and continue to do everything we can to keep ourselves and everyone around us safe. Thankfully, the Chattanooga Area Convention & Visitors Bureau has released a guide detailing easy to follow tips and tricks to safely enjoying everything Chattanooga, TN, has to offer during the pandemic. So, let’s get right down to it, put on our masks, ensure we’re staying 6 feet apart from each other, and find out how we can enjoy the sights and sounds of Chattanooga all while staying safe.

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Enjoy Valentine’s Day in Chattanooga TN with One of These Heart-Warming Events

Valentine’s Day 2021 Events to Enjoy in Chattanooga TN

As we’re all well aware of by now, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on our everyday lives. But that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy those lives – and with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, that’s more important than ever. But what’s going on in and around Chattanooga, TN, for Valentine’s Day 2021 that we can enjoy even with a pandemic raging? Well, that’s exactly what we’re going to find out right here as we look at some fun and heart-warming Valentine’s Day events to enjoy right here in Chattanooga, TN.

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Enjoy Some Outdoor Family Time at One of These Breathtaking Chattanooga Parks

3 Best Parks in Chattanooga TN

There’s nothing better than heading outside for a fun family adventure – and there’s no better place to have an outdoor family adventure than at one of our breathtaking parks here in Chattanooga, TN. But with so many parks in and around Chattanooga, TN, how do you know which park is right for you? Well, we’re going to help you figure that out right here as we take a look at what we consider to be the three best parks in Chattanooga, TN. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Is Chattanooga TN Hosting a Holiday Trail of Lights Again this Year?

2020 Holiday Trail of Lights Date, Time and Location Information

With Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Giving Tuesday all in the books, the holiday season is in full swing here in Chattanooga, TN. But while we’d normally have oodles and oodles of plans in our back pockets for the entire season, things are a little different this year thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic isn’t going to stop us from celebrating, however. Instead, we just need to be smarter and safer when heading out to celebrate – which is exactly what we can do while enjoying our city’s very own Holiday Trail of Lights. But when are the 2020 Holiday Trail of Lights? And where exactly are they? We’re going to cover that right here as we go over the date, time, and location information for the 2020 Holiday Trail of Lights.

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How Can I Donate to the Chattanooga Area Food Bank on Curtain Pole Road in Chattanooga TN?

Chattanooga Area Food Bank Location and Hours of Operation

As the calendar turns to November, people all over the Chattanooga, TN, area are getting ready for the upcoming holiday season. For many, this is a time of joy and happiness. But for many others in our community, this is a time of stress and worry. And one of the biggest worries those in our community face is having to figure out how to put food on the table. But that’s a worry we can help alleviate thanks to organizations in our community like the Chattanooga Area Food Bank. But where is the Chattanooga Area Food Bank? And when is it open? And, most importantly, how can we donate to the Chattanooga Area Food Bank? We’re going to answer all of those questions and more right here as we check out the location and hours of operation of the Chattanooga Area Food Bank.

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Are There Any Autumn Activities Taking Place in Chattanooga TN During the Pandemic?

2020 Chattanooga Market Still Open During Pandemic

There’s no denying that the current and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed our way of life, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still have some autumn fun here in Chattanooga, TN – it just means we need to be safer and take some extra precautions while we’re out and about. And thankfully for all of us living here in the Chattanooga area, the 2020 Chattanooga Market is still open and operating during the pandemic. But when and where is the 2020 Chattanooga Market? And what COVID-19 precautions are being taken during this year’s Market? We’re going to cover all of that right here.

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Which Chattanooga TN Restaurants are Open for Delivery, Take Out and Dine In?

Restaurants Available for Dine In and Delivery in Chattanooga TN

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way businesses in Chattanooga, TN, and the rest of the world operate in some significant ways. Sure, we still offer the best used cars, trucks and SUVs here at Auto Simple in Chattanooga, TN, but we’ve changed our operating procedures to make things safer for you and for our staff. The same can be said for the magnificent restaurants here in the Chattanooga area. But that doesn’t mean you still can’t get some of your favorite Chattanooga food. In fact, many of our Chattanooga restaurants are still working hard to get you the food you love while still keeping you safe. In fact, these are some of the best restaurants available for dine in, take out and delivery here in Chattanooga, TN.

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2019 with the Whole Family Thanks to This Pair of Events in Chattanooga TN

Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve 2019 Events in Chattanooga TN

New Year’s Eve can be a bit of a conundrum for parents. We want to spend time celebrating with our young ones, but at the same time, they can rarely make it until midnight – and, if they do, they often aren’t the most pleasant to be around due to being over-tired. So, what’s a parent to do? Well, thankfully we live in Chattanooga, TN, where there are quite a few family-friendly New Year’s Eve 2019 events taking place that make it possible to celebrate with the whole family without having to deal with a child that’s stayed up until midnight. We’re outlining a couple of our favorites below. Read the rest of this entry >>