The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel | Tennessee River Valley
The Crash Pad is an uncommon hostel that combines the affordability and camaraderie of a traditional hostel with the charm and cleanliness of a boutique hotel. Its mission is to further establish Chattanooga as an ultimate outdoor destination by providing a base camp and community hub for adventurous travelers.
Big River Grille & Brewing Works | Tennessee River Valley
Big River Grille is one of the top restaurants in downtown Chattanooga. Opening in the early 1990s and located near the Tennessee Aquarium; this Brew Pub as the locals call it, is still going strong after 20 years. Located in old electric trolley barn on the National Register of Historic Places, this local place has great food and the visitors love it as much as the locals do.
South Chickamauga Creek | Tennessee River Valley
South Chickamauga Creek runs through the heart of downtown Chattanooga, from the east at Camp Jordan in the City of East Ridge, to where it meets the Tennessee River along the Tennessee Riverpark. Canoeists, kayakers and fishermen can enjoy 13 miles of continuous creek with multiple public access points.
Tellico Blueway | Tennessee River Valley
The Tellico Blueway is an easy-going float trip that starts at the Big Creek ramp on Fairview Road in Madisonville, Tennessee, and goes for about 11 miles to the Ballplay ramp on Highway 360 in Vonore. The trip consists mostly of flat water but there is some current in the winter when the reservoir is at its lowest level. Primitive campsites are located on Cagle Branch.
Calhoun's on the River | Tennessee River Valley
Calhoun's on the River in Knoxville has a Tennessee tradition of great southern food and a wonderful ambience. Situated on the north bank of Fort Loudon Lake, the restaurant is part of Volunteer Landing.
French Broad River Blueway | Tennessee River Valley
The French Broad River is the third oldest river in the world and is a part of the Tennessee River Valley system. The river is 228 miles long in all; however the portion in the state of Tennessee expands 102 miles long through four counties including Cocke, Jefferson, Sevier and Knox where it merges with the Tennessee River east of Knoxville.
River Place on the Clinch | Tennessee River Valley
Located on the beautiful and serene Clinch River, River Place on the Clinch offers diverse wildlife and recreation opportunities, scenic vistas and an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Visitors can rent cabins and canoes; there's a retreat center; they can buy local goods and gifts; eat southern home cookin'; and more.