Hunter Museum of American Art

Among the many things Chattanooga, Tennessee has to offer to visitors and locals is a great art. Not only is there a thriving scene for local artists, there is also a wonderful art collection at the Hunter Museum of American Art. Sitting on a bluff above the Tennessee River,  the Edwardian-style mansion has housed the […] Read more...

Nashville Zoo

A few miles south of Music Row in Nashville, you’ll find the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere. Although you may not find any country music stars, you are likely to see some of the star’s of a country music video. If you saw Brad Paisley’s “Southern Comfort Zone” video, you may recognize a giraffe and elephants […] Read more...

The Chattanooga Choo-Choo: A Stop Back in Time

  “Pardon me….is that the Chattanooga Choo-Choo?”   Yes, it actually is. For many who know nothing else about Chattanooga, they know the song that Glen Miller and His Orchestra made famous in the 1941. They know that Chattanooga had a train station. In fact, Chattanooga was a important part of rail travel in the United […] Read more...

Lodge(ing) in South Pittsburg, Tennessee

There are no hotels or motels in South Pittsburg, Tennessee. However, that doesn’t stop thousands of people from visiting this small town every year. Why do they come? There are two related reasons: Lodge Cookware and The National Cornbread Festival. The family operated Lodge Manufacturing has remained where it began, South Pittsburg. They make their […] Read more...