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Fall Visit to Cloudland Canyon State Park

October 5th, 2017 by Innkeeper

Visit Cloudland Canyon State Park, Near ChattanoogaThe Chattanooga area is home to so many wonderful parks and natural areas.  It’s no wonder this area has been named the “Best Town Ever” by Outside Magazine, and one of the “Top 45 Places to Go” by the New York Times.  This incredible city is nestled in the Tennessee River Valley, between the mountains of Southeast Tennessee. Whether you’re looking for a cultural getaway filled with great food, museums, and other attractions, or a getaway focused on getting outside and exploring, Chattanooga has it all.  One of our favorite places to explore is in neighboring Georgia, just a short 25 minute drive from the Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast.  Reserve a room at our luxury Bed and Breakfast, and come explore the stunning Cloudland Canyon State Park this fall.

See The Beauty of Cloudland Canyon

Georgia’s Cloudland Canyon State Park is located on Lookout Mountain, just outside of Downtown Chattanooga. It’s one of the largest parks in the state of Georgia, and should definitely make its way to the top of your “to-see” list.  It’s a breathtakingly beautiful place to go hiking, especially during these late fall months.  Here, you’ll find towering boulders, steep limestone, sandstone, and shale cliffs, stunning overlooks, and gently winding steams and waterfalls throughout the park. The scenic Visit Cloudland Canyon State Park Near ChattanoogaWaterfall Trail in Cloudland Canyon is a particular favorite, providing access to two incredible waterfalls:  Cherokee and Hemlock Falls. The hike is fairly short at just over 2 miles roundtrip, but the steep descent can feel strenuous.

If you’re not up for a strenuous hike, considering taking the short Overlook Trail, where you’ll get to see the famous views this park is known for, or the more moderate West Rim Loop Trail. This popular park also has an 18-hole disc golf course, wild caves available for touring, a fishing pond, trails for horseback riding, and picnicking grounds.

Bicyclists and hikers looking for extended opportunities are now in luck, as Cloudland Canyon State Park is now accessible via trail from downtown Chattanooga.  Thanks to work done by the Lula Lake Land Trust, the Tennessee Riverwalk now connects to this extraordinary park via the Chattanooga Connector Trail, and a network of other trails.

After a day of hiking and exploring at Cloudland Canyon State Park, relax in the luxurious accommodations of The Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast.  There’s no finer choice of lodging in all of Chattanooga.  Make your reservation today.

It’s Time for Fall Foliage to Change in Chattanooga

September 18th, 2017 by Innkeeper

fall foliage in ChattanoogaNow that Labor Day has come and gone, it’s time we officially say goodbye to summer, and look forward to another incredible and colorful fall in Chattanooga.  There are so many wonderful reasons to visit Chattanooga in the fall.  Hailed has one of the country’s best destinations for outdoor recreation, we can’t think of a better time to visit Chattanooga. Take part in a variety of recreational activities, from hiking, biking, and rock climbing, to boating, caving, and whitewater rafting, all while enjoying the spectacular fall colors that paint the hills this time of year.  Book your stay at our Chattanooga Bed and Breakfast, and experience a little magic in Tennessee this fall.

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Are you Ready for the 2017 River Rocks Festival?

September 11th, 2017 by Innkeeper

2017 River Rocks Festival in ChattanoogaIf you haven’t been to Chattanooga’s River Rocks festival yet, this year is your year! Throughout the month of October, visitors to Chattanooga have the opportunity of seeing at least part of this popular festival.  River Rocks last throughout the entire month of October, and features dozens of exciting athletic events.  The overall goal of the River Rocks festival is to inspire visitors and competitors to get outside, get active, and have fun while doing it. That, after all, is what the city of Chattanooga is all about. Competitors from all over the world descend upon Chattanooga to compete in festival events, bringing a certain level of excitement and buzz to the area each fall. Fall is also a great time to experience Chattanooga.  One visit is all it takes to understand why is the Scenic City is considered such an incredible destination for outdoor enthusiasts.  Book your room at our romantic Bed and Breakfast this fall, and take in the exciting events at the 2017 RiverRocks Festival.

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10 Adventures to Have in Chattanooga This Summer

August 18th, 2017 by Innkeeper

Adventures in the Scenic City of Chattanooga, TennesseeThe final days of summer are, somewhat sadly, upon us. There’s still plenty of time to plan a last-minute getaway to the incredible city of Chattanooga, though, and there are some adventures and activities you won’t want to miss.  Our luxury Bed and Breakfast, located at the top of Lookout Mountain and across the street from Chattanooga’s famous Rock City Gardens, is the best choice for lodging.  From here, you can not only enjoy Lookout Mountain’s top attractions, but also relish in the panoramic views over the Chattanooga Valley below.  At the Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast, we take immense pride in our hospitality, and will do everything it takes to make sure you have the adventures of a lifetime.  Book your getaway with us this summer.  You won’t regret it!

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Extreme Adventures in Chattanooga

July 17th, 2017 by Innkeeper

Extreme Adventures in Chattanooga, TennesseeWe’ve said it before, and we’ll keep on saying it: Chattanooga is an incredibly fun and adventurous destination.  There are so many reasons behind our being named “The Best Town Ever” by Outsize Magazine, and this summer is your chance to experience it for yourself. Not only is Chattanooga a stunningly beautiful and picturesque city, but it also offers an unbelievable world of outdoor adventure, amazing restaurants, live events, art and world-class attractions.  What’s not to love about this riverside town? This summer, experience it all with extreme adventures in the Chattanooga area.  Whether it’s white water rafting, caving, ziplining, or something more, it’s time to see just how adventurous you can be. Book your stay at our luxury Bed and Breakfast on Lookout Mountain today.

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Hike at Reflection Riding Arboretum

May 26th, 2017 by Innkeeper

Reflection Riding Arboretum in ChattanoogaThe Chattanooga area, noted throughout the South as a premiere destination for the avid outdoor enthusiast, is packed with a variety of activities to enjoy in the great outdoors.  Summer vacations to Chattanooga are spectacularly fun, and often include plenty of adventure, great shopping, live music, foodie finds, and plenty of cultural attractions to enjoy.  When you’re ready to take a break from the city and get a breath of fresh air, there’s plenty of that to find in Chattanooga as well.  There are lots of opportunities to get out for a summer hike near our Bed and Breakfast.  We’re located on Chattanooga’s signature Lookout Mountain.  On the mountain itself are a number of beautiful hiking trails, most of which will lead you through some of Lookout Mountain’s most scenic attractions.  Another popular place to hike is the Reflection Riding Arboretum, which is just down the road from us at the base of Lookout Mountain.  Book your summer getaway with us now, and make sure you find time to explore this beautiful portion of the greater Chattanooga area.

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Outdoor Challenges in Chattanooga

April 28th, 2017 by Innkeeper

Outdoor Challenges in ChattanoogaExtreme outdoor challenges have become incredible popular around the world.  Think Tough Mudder’s, Ironman competitions, and other grueling physical challenges attempted by the most elite athletes among us.  It’s no secret that Chattanooga is a top destination for the most elite of these athletes.  Chattanooga really does have it all when it comes to outdoor adventures.  To showcase that, Chattanooga holds a series of outdoor challenge events throughout the year.  We know that participating in these kinds of events requires a little advanced planning.  So, if you’re looking to challenge yourself this year, don’t overlook the incredible range of events happening in Chattanooga this year.  You’ll want a comfortable place to relax after these exhausting events, too!  Book your stay at our Bed and Breakfast before it’s too late.

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6 Easy Hikes in the Chattanooga Area

March 27th, 2017 by Innkeeper

Easy Hikes in Chattanooga, TennesseeSpring has officially arrived in Chattanooga, and it has the town buzzing with excitement.  Though the weather can be volatile and variable this time of year, there is no doubt that warmer weather and sunnier skies are on the very near horizon.  The possibilities that loo ahead have outdoor enthusiasts gearing up for another exciting year of hiking and adventure in and around Chattanooga. From it’s breathtaking scenery and it’s revitalized riverfront scattered with attractions, parks, and restaurants, to it’s rich history and a never-ending supply of outdoor adventures, Chattanooga truly is a city of endless fun.  Frequently touted as a top outdoors destination, there is no better way to spend a spring day in the Chattanooga area than one of these gentle hikes into the stunning hills around us. Book your room at our luxurious Tennessee Bed and Breakfast today, and test out one of these great hikes this spring.

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Celebrate Special Occasions in Chattanooga

February 17th, 2017 by Innkeeper

Special Occasions in ChattanoogaValentines Day has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean Chattanooga suddenly stops being a romantic destination. In fact, we think now is a great time to start thinking about, and planning for, all of those special occasions that come up throughout the year. We’d love to help you celebrate whatever may be coming your way this year, including birthdays and anniversaries.  Our gorgeous retreat on Lookout Mountain near Chattanooga is also a uniquely wonderful place to enjoy a honeymoon, babymoon, girlfriend getaway, or any other special occasions you may have coming up.  Book your room at our luxury Bed and Breakfast, and let us help you make this special occasion one you won’t forget.

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Get Outside This Winter

December 16th, 2016 by Innkeeper

Winter Activities in ChattanoogaThough not often at the forefront of minds, winter is an exceptional time of year to visit Chattanooga.  During the month of December, the lights are on and the holiday spirit is everywhere.  But even once all the joy and merriment is over, there are still plenty of winter activities to keep you busy during the colder months.  Chattanooga is one of the most beautiful cities in the country.  At once, it offers both a sophisticated urban oasis, and a retreat into it’s stunning natural surroundings.  This winter, come experience the beautiful world of Chattanooga at our luxurious Bed and Breakfast on Lookout Mountain.  There’s no reason to wait; book your room today!

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