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Tent and camper in a forest

What safe, fun activities can I do to celebrate Labor Day 2020 in the Chattanooga area?

Labor Day Camping during COVID-19 in Chattanooga, TN

The typically carefree nature that’s infused Labor Day celebrations of years past won’t be around in 2020. Many of the usual celebratory activities involve gatherings, a practice that’s simply irresponsible in the era of the coronavirus.

But it’s still important to get out and enjoy oneself. One activity that’s still on the metaphorical table is camping; as long as individuals practice safe social distancing procedures while doing so, plenty of outdoorsy Labor Day fun can be had.

Where are some great places to go camping over Labor Day weekend near Chattanooga, TN?

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A man examines a rusty hammer he caught while magnet fishing

Where can I go magnet fishing in Chattanooga?

Magnet Fishing Spots in Chattanooga, TN

Magnet fishing is a hobby quickly accelerating in popularity. If you, as a Chattanooga resident, have decided to hop on this unique bandwagon, you’re probably wondering: where are some good spots to go magnet fishing in the Chattanooga area?

A good rule of thumb for magnet fishing is to go to places on the water where people often congregate (or have congregated). At such locations, it’s more likely that you’ll be able to find random metal objects that have accumulated in the drink over time. It’s also good to just go to common fishing locations; just be sure to cast away from the other fisherman out of courtesy.

To get you started, we’ve compiled a few local suggestions below. Enjoy, and happy magnetizing!

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A man hikes through a sunlit forest

What are the best hiking spots in Chattanooga, TN?

Top Hiking Trails in the Chattanooga Area

There’s nothing quite so refreshing to both the body and soul as a good hike. Luckily for us, Chattanooga is loaded with great places to get out and appreciate nature. In fact, there’s such a wealth of options that it can be a challenge to choose.

In order to help with the ensuing decision-paralysis, we’ve compiled a few of our favorite hiking spots below. Read on, pick one out that strikes you right, and hit the road. Happy trails!

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What movies were filmed in the Chattanooga area?

Chattanooga-Area Movies Trailer Compilation

It’s always fun to see somewhere you recognize on the silver screen. We residents of Chattanooga are lucky enough to enjoy that pleasure fairly often, with a bevy of popular movies filmed right in our area.

In addition to the timeless thrill of seeing your personal stomping grounds used as a film set, we’re not particularly encouraged to go exploring in-person these days (due to the coronavirus). If you prefer to stay home and stay safe, movies filmed in and around the River City are one way to experience the region from your couch.

Hunting down the perfect Chattanooga film for your interests can be a chore. That’s why we’ve compiled the trailers of some of the most popular ones below. Sift through and see if there’s a Chattanooga movie that you’d like to make tonight’s entertainment. Hopefully, it’ll tide you over until we can all do the Chattanooga Choo Choo in-person again.

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