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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (September 10, 2013) – Cruise “Tennessee’s Grand Canyon” in a catamaran while marveling at the incredible fall foliage as part of The Chattanoogan hotel’s new fall getaway. Chattanooga’s only AAA Four Diamond-rated full-service hotel, The Chattanoogan, introduces the River Gorge Explorer Fall Package, which includes deluxe overnight accommodations, two tickets to the Tennessee Aquarium’s River Gorge Explorer Cruise and valet parking.

Package prices start at $199 per couple and are available from Saturday, September 21 – Monday, November 25. For more information or reservations, call (423) 756-3400, toll free (877) 756-1684 or visit The Chattanoogan’s Website at

Guests will enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of Mother Nature from The Aquarium's River Gorge Explorer, a first of its kind in the Southeast. The Explorer is a high-powered, 70-passenger catamaran that offers a unique vantage point for viewing the majestic fall foliage of Chattanooga. Aboard the Explorer, guests will be transported downstream into “Tennessee’s Grand Canyon,” the Tennessee River Gorge, a perfect spot for viewing the spectacular colors of autumn. An Aquarium naturalist will lead each excursion and point out wildlife, plants and historic points of interest along the way.

The Chattanoogan is also offering several additional overnight packages, fall culinary enhancements and luxurious spa services.The autumn-inspired delicacies are ideal to enjoy on a crisp, fall evening around the hotel’s outdoor firepit or take when heading out of the hotel to enjoy the city’s top attractions and the Gorge Explorer. Mouthwatering options include Triple Hot Chocolate with Dark Chocolate Shavings, Chocolate Sauce and Chocolate Whipped Cream; Hand Dipped Caramel Apples with Triple Chocolate, Candied Pecans and Caramel; Adult Hot Chocolate with Baileys Irish Cream, Chocolate Shavings and Chocolate Whipped Cream; Gingerbread or Pumpkin Spice Latte; Tennessee Apple Orchard Cider and Apple Spice Mini Cupcakes; and Tennessee Spiked Apple Orchard Cider with Apple Pie Truffles.

At The Spa at The Chattanoogan, guest can warm up this fall with a new pampering spa treatment, an Organic Pumpkin Chai Spa Ritual. The naturally hydrating seasonal special begins with a full body and foot exfoliation, and is followed by a detoxifying herbal body wrap, relaxing 50-minute Swedish Massage and concludes with an Organic Pumpkin and Chai Body Sealant. After the pampering 85-minute service, a warm cup of Chai tea awaits guests in The Spa's relaxation lounge.

The Chattanoogan’s serene setting in eastern Tennessee, surrounded by magnificent mountains, is one of the best spots in the area to view the rich autumn beauty of Mother Nature. Visitors will receive their first taste of the incredible landscape of the Chattanooga area while driving the scenic route into the city. Guests may also enjoy the vivid fall foliage from their rooms at The Chattanoogan. Many of the hotel’s guest rooms and suites have stunning views of the natural beauty of Lookout Mountain.

Autumn is a wonderful time to visit the charming southern city of Chattanooga, as it plays host to numerous outdoor events and activities including Chattanooga Market, Oktoberfest celebrations and Rock City’s Enchanted MAiZE. Outdoor enthusiasts will also appreciate the variety of adventurous activities, such as canoeing, fly fishing, hang gliding, hiking, kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing and sky diving.

The Chattanoogan, a five-story, AAA Four Diamond upscale hotel with 199 guest rooms and suites, has three outstanding restaurants, a pampering day spa and a 25,000 square-foot conference center with comprehensive meeting planning and audiovisual support services. The hotel is conveniently located within a two-hour drive from Atlanta; Nashville, Tenn.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Huntsville, Ala.; and Birmingham, Ala. It is within walking distance of the city’s museums, galleries, retail stores, restaurants and The Tennessee Aquarium.


Angela Southard Winther
Winther Communications Inc.
(843) 881-4824
(803) 753-0188