Activities in East Chattanooga


$17 for 1.5-Hour Sightseeing Cruise for 2 on the Tennessee River from Chattanooga Riverboat ($33.90 Value)

Chattanooga River Boat Company

Chattanooga River Boat Company

Three-story riverboat ferries guests down Tennessee River on leisurely cruise with scenic views

$33.90 $17

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Amphibious-Vehicle Tour of the Tennessee River for a Child or an Adult from Chattanooga Ducks (Up to 36% Off)

Chattanooga Ducks

Chattanooga Double Decker

Renovated WWII amphibious cruiser ushers passengers across dry land and waterways in a one-hour tour of Tennessee River

$22 $14

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Month of 30-Minute Private Lessons at Music Instruction Studio (Up to 59% Off)

Music Instruction Studio

Multiple Locations

University-educated instructors equip musicians of all experience levels with pop, jazz, and classical training in various instruments

$120 $49

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One Month of Taekwondo or Self-Defense Classes at Yong-In Martial Arts (Up to 62% Off)

Yong-In Martial Arts

Yong-In Martial Arts

Experienced instructors impart Taekwondo techniques or self-defense skills during a month of lessons

$119 $45

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$30for Private Lesson and Admission to 10 Group Dance Classes at Dance Tonight Chattanooga ($180Value)

Dance Tonight Chattanooga

Dance Tonight Chattanooga

Private and group lessons cover a variety of styles, from ballroom to swing to salsa

$180 $30

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Paintball Package for Two or Twelve with Rental Pack and Paintballs at Insane Paintball (Up to 52% Off)

Insane Paintball

Amnicola - East Chattanooga

Players battle on three outdoor fields including a forts course with multiple buildings, a wooded course, and a regulation course

$105 $65

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One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes from Rambo P.T., LLC Perseverance Training (65% Off)

Rambo P.t., Llc Perseverance Training

Tyner - Greenwood

From the merchant: In a small group setting individuals will challenge themselves and work hard for a healthier, more driven lifestyle.

$150 $53

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Tandem Skydive with Digital Video for One or Two from Chattanooga Skydiving Company (Up to 50% Off)

Chattanooga Skydiving Company

Chattanooga Skydiving Company

Professionals pair with clients in tandem jump over Sequatchie Valley and capture flights on digital video recording

$318 $159

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6 or 10 Zumba Classes at JIGY Monica's Fitness Studio (60% Off)

Zumba Fitness With Monica James

JIGY Monica's Fitness Studio

Licensed Zumba instructor leads students of all shapes and sizes to leaner physiques with simple dance steps set to all varieties of music

$25 $10

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One-Month Gym Membership, or One Month of Boot-Camp Classes at EPOC Fitness (Up to 72% Off)

EPOC Fitness

Brainerd Village

Build lean muscle at this intimate gym that hosts Pilates, Zumba, and small-group boot-camp classes

$314 $99

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5 Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Toes Yoga (Up to 52% Off)

Toes Yoga

Toes Yoga

Variety of yoga classes for all levels at an inviting studio with exposed-brick walls and brightly colored woven yoga blankets

$60 $29

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One Intro Class and Four or Nine Apparatus Classes at Pilates Chattanooga (Up to 72% Off)

Pilates Chattanooga

Warehouse Row

Apparatus classes use specialized Pilates equipment such as the Wunda chair and the half-trapeze, with no more than five students in a class

$144 $49

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Handgun-Carry-Permit Course for One or Two at The Shooter's Depot (Up to 31% Off)

The Shooter's Depot

Shooters Depot

Range with nine climate-controlled lanes; course satisfies the state’s learning requirements for the handgun-carry-permit application

$65 $45

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$45 for a Half-Day Guided Rock-Climbing Outing at Lookout Mountain from Rocky Top Guides ($225 Value)

James Arnold

Rock City Starbucks

AMGA-certified instructors equip climbers with rented gear and teach techniques during custom climbing trips across Lookout Mountain

$225 $45

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Two Attractions and Batting Cage Tokens for One, Two, or Four at Sir Goonys Family Fun Center (50% Off)

Sir Goonys Family Fun Center

Brainerd

Newly renovated amusement park delights folks with everything from bumper cars & boats to electric go-karts, batting cages & carnival rides

$18 $9

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One or Two Month of Unlimited Fitness Classes at Fusion Studio (Up to 52% Off)

Fusion Studio

Downtown Chattanooga

Unlimited group classes include yoga; plyometric, strength-building focused Insanity; and PiYo, a class inspired by Pilates and yoga

$100 $49

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Smartphone Scavenger Hunt for Two or Four from Crazy Dash Digital Adventures-Chattanooga (50% Off)

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures-Chattanooga

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures-Chatanooga

Teams grab their smartphones before exploring the city while finding clues and solving puzzles in order to earn points and finish the race

$40 $20

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Two or Four Admissions or Individual or Family Membership at Bessie Smith Cultural Center (Up to 50% Off)

Bessie Smith Cultural Center

Downtown Chattanooga

Museum and performance hall named for blues legend Bessie Smith hosts educational exhibits and artistic events

$14 $7

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$75 for $149 Worth of Martial Arts — Body Martial Arts

Body Martial Arts

Chattanooga

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$149 $75

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at RAMBO P.T., LLC Perseverance Training (65% Off)

Rambo P.t., Llc

Chattanooga

From the merchant: I will teach you everything you need to know about builing strong muscle, losing body fat and becoming a better You!

$200 $70

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$51 for $110 Worth of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes — Kioto Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy Chattanooga

Kioto Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Academy Chattanooga

Chattanooga

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$110 $51

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One-Year Family Plus or Family Deluxe Membership at Chattanooga Zoo (Up to 40% Off)

Chattanooga Zoo

Warner Park

Family memberships grant year-round access to the zoo plus carousel rides and optional Up Close Encounters tour passes

$75 $45

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$20 for Three Intro Taekwondo Classes and Training Shirt at Tiger-Rock Martial Arts ($40 Value)

Tiger-Rock Martial Arts

Hixson

Experienced Grandmaster instructor with 8th-degree black belt in taekwondo leads classes to help build confidence, discipline, and health

$40 $20

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Two Personal Training Sessions at Catalyst Training (65% Off)

Catalyst Training

Ooltewah

From the merchant: Offer includes one fitness assessment, two 60-minute training sessions, and nutritional guidance

$100 $35

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Guided Horseback Trail Ride for Two or Private Introductory Lesson at Hidden Hills Farm & Saddle Club (Up to Half Off)

Hidden Hills Farm & Saddle Club

Ooltewah

Trainers lead horseback rides across 500 acres of trails & pastures or give private introductory English or Western lessons to novice riders

$80 $48

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Gun-Range Membership for an Individual or Household at Shooter's Depot of North Georgia (40% Off)

Shooter's Depot of North Georgia

Shooters Depot

Memberships grant invitations to special events, unlimited shoot-out time, and discounts on ammo and accessories

$165 $99

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One-Year Membership and a Range Visit for One, Two, or Four People at Carter Shooting Supply (Up to 52% Off)

Carter Shooting Supply

Harrison

Members receive discounted admission to the range; indoor, climate-controlled facility with personal lockers

$30 $15

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Rescue Mud Run Obstacle 5K for One, Two, or Four on April 11 from Red Towers Entertainment LLC (Up to 67% Off)

Red Towers Entertainment LLC

Old Mcdonald Farm

Drudge through mud and conquer obstacles in a 5K mud run that benefits the McKamey Animal Shelter

$75 $37

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$99 for a Tandem Paragliding Flight for One from Flying Camp ($189 Value)

Flying Camp

1

Paragliders soar over the Sequatchie Valley and take in scenery with a licensed flight instructor

$189 $99

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Whitewater Rafting on the Ocoee River from Sunburst Adventures (Up to 54% Off). Four Options Available.

Sunburst Adventures

Sunburst Adventures

Guides lead novices and skilled rafters down Ocoee River during half-day or full-day adventures

$54 $25

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Ocoee River Basin Canopy Tour for One or Two from Wildwater (45% Off)

Wildwater

Ducktown

Three-hour tour lets guests fly through the forest on nine ziplines

$89 $49

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Whitewater Rafting on Middle Ocoee River from High Country Adventures (Up to 63% Off). Four Options Available.

High Country Adventures

High Country Adventures

Experienced rafter guides beginners and experts down the Middle Ocoee River’s Class III and IV rapids

$88 $35

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$29 for a Half-Day Ocoee River Adventure with Rental Gear from Adventures Unlimited ($59.95 Value)

Adventures Unlimited

Ocoee

Beginner and experienced rafters navigate Class III and IV rapids in 14 ft. self-bailing rafts with help from guide

$59.95 $29

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10 CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Live Loud (65% Off)

Crossfit Live Loud

Cleveland

From the merchant: Classes help students learn the basics of CrossFit and get acclimated to the gym’s community

$350 $122

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$35 for a Zipline Tour for One at Ocoee Zipz ($79 Value)

Ocoee Zipz

Benton

Patrons zip from one tower to the next at speeds up to 45 mph over 40 acres of Ocoee’s rustic riverside scenery

$79 $35

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at Tiger-Rock Martial Arts (50% Off)

Pope's Tiger Rock Martial Arts Academy

Cleveland

Learn tae kwon do with other children and adults and build self-defense skills and your confidence

$159 $80

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Three Months of Unlimited Classes with Uniform at Caywood Karate (Up to 76% Off). Two Options Available.

Caywood Karate

Cleveland

Instructors teach kids and adults the isshinryu style of karate, which emphasizes self-defense skills such as low kicks and vertical punches

$112 $29

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One-Hour I Tried Scuba Experience for One, Two, Four, or Six at Quick's Diving Services (Up to 50% Off)

Quick's Diving Services

Quick's Diving Services

After 30 minutes of poolside instruction, plunge into a 90,000-gallon indoor pool for your first taste of scuba with real tanks and masks

$30 $15

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Visit for Two or Four to Museum Center at 5ive Points (Up to 45% Off)

Museum Center at 5ive Points

Cleveland

Learn about the history of the Ocoee region through permanent exhibits, or temporary exhibits about the Civil War or dirt track racing

$10 $6

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One or Two Hours of Bowling with Shoe Rental for 5 or 10 at Retro Bowl (Up to 44% Off)

Retro Bowl

Dalton

Up to 5 or 10 people can enjoy bowling for one or two hours in historic bowling alley

$35 $21

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Mini-Golf or Laser Tag for Two or Four at Dalton Falls Mini Golf and Laser Tag (42% Off)

Dalton Falls Mini Golf and Laser Tag

Dalton

Pairs and foursomes putt their way through 27 holes of miniature golf or face off in a 16,000-square-foot outdoor laser tag arena

$19 $11

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Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel Museum Visit for Two or Four (Up to 55% Off)

Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel

Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel

Guests traipse through historic railroad tunnel built in 1848 and view rotating exhibits inside museum

$20 $11

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$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

$129.95 $49

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Three-Hour Whitewater Rafting Adventure for One or Two from Whitewater Express (Up to 51% Off)

Whitewater Express

White Water Express

Rafts journey down the Ocoee River in Tennessee, encountering class IV rapids and native wildlife

$47.50 $24

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2.5-Hour Haunted Tour by Van for Two or Four from Witches Brew Tours (44% Off)

Witches Brew Tours

Murphy

A haunted van sweeps passengers away to various locations surrounding Cherokee County and Murphy, NC for ghost hunting and thrilling stories

$160 $90

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Distillery Tour for Two, Four, or Six at Short Mountain Distillery (Up to 52% Off)

Short Mountain Distillery

Woodbury

Distillery crafts authentic Tennessee moonshine with local ingredients; tour includes T-shirt or hat and shot glass

$66 $33

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Distillery Tour for Two, Four, or Eight at Tenn South Distillery (Up to 56% Off)

Tenn South Distillery

Tenn South Distillery

After a 30- to 45-minute tour of this small-batch distillery, each guest takes home a shot glass

$20 $10

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Admission for Two or Four or Individual or Family Membership to Chieftains Museum (Up to 45% Off)

Chieftains Museum

Rome

Major Ridge’s home in Georgia is now a site that celebrates Cherokee history and culture at large

$10 $6.50

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$35 for a Aerial Zipline and Obstacle Experience for One at Daredevil Ziplines ($65 Value)

Daredevil Ziplines

Rome

Zipliners hurl downhill for up to 600 ft. at up to 40 mph on courses built for an action television series

$65 $35

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18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four Including Cart Rental at Callier Springs Country Club (Up to 55% Off)

Callier Springs Country Club

Rome

Once a golfing destination for celebrities such as Dean Martin, 9-hole course boasts waterways fed by system of highly active springs

$56 $28

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Tandem Skydiving for One or Two from Tennessee Skydiving, LLC (Up to 42% Off)

Tennessee Skydiving, LLC.

Tennessee Skydiving, LLC.

Strapped to professional skydivers, jumpers leap from planes and soar downward toward a landing area spanning more than 700 acres

$249 $149

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Six-Week Boot Camp for One or Two at Matt Eubanks' Training Camp (65% Off)

Matt Eubanks' Training Camp

Matt Eubanks' Ultimate Boot Camp

Boot-camp participants utilize cardio and strength training to build stamina and muscle tone

$175 $62

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$20 for 30 Kickboxing and Fitness Classes from FIGHT2FITNESS ($299 Value)

FIGHT2FITNESS

Multiple Locations

30-class pass allows students of all ability levels to gain access to a variety of fitness and Kickboxing classes at various locations

$299 $20

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$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$300 $20

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Alpaca-Farm Visit for Two, Four, or Six at Southern Estate Alpacas (Up to 37% Off)

Southern Estate Alpacas

Adairsville

During a two-hour farm tour, learn about alpacas while feeding them and taking photos with them; meet goats as well

$40 $28

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Five Gymnastics Classes for Kids at Devilray Cheer Company (Up to 49% Off). Three Options Available.

Devilray Cheer Company

Cartersville

Kids 18 months to 12 years old practice coordination, floor work, and skill mastery during tumbling or gymnastics classes organized by age

$50 $28

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One 30-Class Yoga & Fitness Pass or Six Months of Unlimited Classes from MetaBody (Up to 94% Off)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$350 $20

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One or Four 60-MInute Beginner Horseback-Riding Lessons at Sovereign Sporthorses LLC (Up to 68% Off)

Sovereign Sporthorses LLC

Kingston

Nationally recognized trainer Kristina has been showing, boarding, and teaching for 15 years

$35 $15

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Diva Day Out or Party Package from Glamor Photique & Diva Party Studio (Up to 68% Off). Four Options Available.

Glamor Photique & Diva Party Studio

Cartersville

Kids get their nails and makeup done before a photo shoot; a party includes fun and glamorous beauty services

$60 $21

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One or Two Months of Karate Classes with Uniform at Choi Kwang DO Cartersville (Up to 96% Off)

Choi Kwang DO Cartersville

Cartersville

Black belt instructors build confidence and self-defense skills; karate uniform included

$250 $10

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Friday or Saturday Sunset Kayaking Trip and Wine Tasting for 2 at Lake Blue Ridge Outfitters (50% Off)

Lake Blue Ridge Outfitters

Lake Blue Ridge Outfitters

Couples can kayak or paddleboard on Lake Blue Ridge for 90 minutes before heading to the cellars for an exclusive wine tasting and glasses

$200 $99

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Full-Day Single or Tandem Kayak Rental from Lake Blue Ridge Outfitters (Up to 49% Off)

Lake Blue Ridge Outfitters

Morganton

Explore the water for a full day on a single or tandem kayak from Lake Blue Ridge Outfitters

$79 $43

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10, 15, or 20 CrossFit Classes or One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Cherokee (Up to 91% Off)

CrossFit Cherokee

Canton

Daily changing workouts incorporate cardio and strength training and challenge exercisers to build their endurance

$200 $22

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All-Day Paintball Package with Equipment Rental for Up to 4, 6, or 12 at Paintball International (Up to 85% Off)

Paintball International

Multiple Locations

Equipped with rental paintball guns and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

$120 $19

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Four Kids' Soccer or Tennis Lessons or Soccer and Tennis Party for 14 Kids at Beat Time Sports Center (51% Off)

Beat Time Sports Center

Beat Time Sports Center

Children develop confidence & cooperation during lessons in indoor tennis or soccer; parties set kids loose during soccer & tennis matches

$80 $39

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$17.50 for a 3.5-Hour Mountain Bike Rental from Sixes Pit Bicycle Shop ($40 Value)

Sixes Pit Bicycle Shop

Canton

Hardtail and full-suspension Kona , KHS, and KTM mountain bikes, as well as 20-inch kids’ models; helmet included

$40 $17.50

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15 or 20 CrossFit Classes or One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at CrossFit MC2 (Up to 83% Off)

Crossfit MC2

Ball Ground

CrossFit’s system of intense functional exercises is designed to burn calories and prep participants for all manner of physical activity

$300 $59

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Uniform with One Month of Martial-Arts Classes or Two Months of Classes and Belt Test (Up to 96% Off)

Choi Kwang Do

Multiple Locations

Ten instructors lead martial-arts classes for children and adults of all skill levels

$250 $11

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Half-Day Whitewater Kayaking Trip for One or Two at White Water Learning Center of Georgia (Up to 50% Off)

White Water Learning Center of Georgia

White Water Learning Center

Half-day excursions along local waterways include a an experienced guide and all of the necessary gear

$110 $61

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10 or 20 Martial Arts Classes with Uniforms at Elite ATA Martial Arts (81% Off)

Elite ATA Martial Arts

Canton

Spacious facility with seamless swane floor mats, bags and a pro shop hosts martial arts sessions for all ages and skill levels

$175 $34

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Two or Four Private Horseback Riding Lessons for One or Two at Stardust Stables (Up to $80 Off)

Stardust Stables

Nelson-Tate-Marble Hill

In private lessons, students ride gentle horses in the ring to build a solid foundation

$80 $40

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Four Weeks of Tumbling Classes at Zenit Gymnastics (47% Off)

Zenit Gymnastics

Canton

Tumbling classes for kids ages 5–16 help improve form and movement in a 12,000 square-foot facility

$68 $36

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5 or 10 Karate Classes with Uniform for One or Two at Karate Atlanta - ATA Martial Arts (Up to 90% Off)

Karate Atlanta - ATA Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

Students aged 4 years through adults learn self-defense skills during karate classes grouped by age

$150 $19

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Four Weeks of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at Crossfit Refuge - Holly Springs (68% Off)

Crossfit Refuge

Holly Springs

From the merchant: Introduction To the basics of CrossFit

$150 $48

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Tubing for Four or Eight, Valid Monday–Friday from Cartecay River Experience (Up to39% Off)

Cartecay River Experience

Ellijay

Tubers explore the Cartecay River and North Georgia mountains via class II rapids

$44 $29

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10 CrossFit Classes or One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at Bodyplex Fitness (Up to 89% Off)

Bodyplex Fitness

Jasper

Using a rotating curriculum of dynamic, functional workouts, CrossFit classes hone bodies using weights and body-weight exercises

$225 $25

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$70 for $200 Towards Two Horseback-Riding Lessons — New Beginnings Stable

New Beginnings Stable

Canton

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$200 $70

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Paintball Package for 2, 4, 6, or 8 from Paintball Promos International. (Up to 81% Off). Multiple Locations.

Paintball Promos International

Multiple Locations

Paintball Promos packages include choice of several area fields, admission, and all necessary equipment besides paintballs and air

$40 $10

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Yoga or Zumba Classes or One-Month Membership at Olympus Athletic Club (Up to 80% Off). Three Options Available.

Olympus Athletic Club

Spring Hill

Get fit with a roster of yoga or Zumba classes or become a full-fledged gym member, complete with childcare and personal training

$100 $20

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  • Canyon Ridge Golf Club
    Golfers across Texas, Arizona, and Georgia get an expert's opinion on their local private and public courses through AvidGolfer Magazine. The professionals also offer some basic instructions, in-depth product reviews, and careful explanations of why a lower score is better. Besides expert advice, the magazine releases an annual passbook that grants subscribers entry into several local courses.
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    785 Canyon Ridge Rd,
    Rising Fawn, GA US
  • Puttville Indoor Mini Golf
    Puttville Indoor Mini Golf unfurls across 9,500 square-feet of artificial green grass fairways to form challenging, playful 18-hole miniature golf course. The professional and challenging course and tricky obstacles that test putters' skill. The indoor facility also encompasses an arcade with skee-ball and other classic games, making it a dynamic venue for birthday parties and other events.
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    3801 Ringgold Road
    Chattanooga, TN US
  • East Brainerd
    In 2001, Carrie Rezabek Dorr's only venue for her Pure Barre workouts?a blend of dance, Pilates, and strengthening stretches?was the basement of an office building. Crowds drawn by Carrie's choreographing expertise and the infectious music of her routines necessitated expansion, however, and eight years later, Pure Barre spread its franchises to what is now more than 160 locations across the country, spurred by mentions in Glamour, Cosmopolitan, and Health magazines. Pure Barre guides students through precise isometric movements that craft lean, not bulky, muscles. By flowing through scalable maneuvers that balance limbs against a ballet barre, physiques can lift and tighten traditional problem areas such as the thighs, abs, seat, and arms. The total-body workout is accessible to all fitness levels, and can help new mothers to regain their desired shape without leading the daycare's piggyback carpool. High-energy, intimate classes with small amounts of attendees ensure personalized adjustments and tips, allowing each guest to derive the deepest possible burn from the workout's alternating strength and stretch drills. Pure Barre also offers private barre-ties, DVDs, equipment, designer exercise apparel, and more.
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    1414 Jenkins Rd
    Chattanooga, TN US
  • Chattanooga Nature Center
    Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center, a nature preserve and landscape park, began as a vision in the 1920?s by John and Margaret Chambliss. In the late 1970s, a group of forward thinkers hatched an ambitious plan to bring Chattanooga citizens closer to nature. With the help of the Junior League of Chattanooga, the group raised more than $500,000. In September 1979, The Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center was born. Since then, the center has had more than half a million visitors to explore its 317 acres containing a certified level IV arboretum, Civil War and Cherokee history, botanical gardens, and native plants, as well as raising awareness with educational programs for adults at schoolchildren. Their efforts have helped to conserve the approximately 45 native animal species inhabiting the Wildlife Wanderland, These animal species include a bald eagle, sandhill cranes, and endangered red wolves. State-of-the-art when it was built, the environmentally engineered main building has remained largely unchanged over the past 33 years. Features such as solar-heating systems, southern-facing windows, and 99% natural R-38 insulation continue to model sustainable-building practices to park visitors and squirrels looking to passively heat their nests.
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    400 Garden Road
    Chattanooga, TN US
  • Warner Park
    The Chattanooga Zoo opened its doors in 1937 with an exhibit containing two rhesus monkeys. Pretty soon, it had expanded to include bobcats, lions, and gators, until eventually becoming the venerable non-profit institution it is today, supporting conservation efforts for rare and endangered species around the world. In the zoo's forest area, chimps, bobcats, and tortoises roam their habitats to the sound of churning water beneath two waterfalls. Red pandas scurry around a Himalayan habitat, and spider monkeys spin gossamer webs in the jungle area. Kids can play with goats and pot bellied pigs at the petting zoo, or take a few revolutions on the carousel. With a refurbished frame from 1927, it spins guests on the backs of hand-carved seats fashioned after endangered animals such as snow leopards and low lying gorillas. Behind the scenes, the zoo's caretakers work to rehabilitate hundreds of animals each year so that they can return to the wild. They also lead conservation efforts for rare species?including snow leopards, fennec foxes, and cotton-top tamarins?and educate thousands of students annually with interactive events catered to school curricula.
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    301 N Holtzclaw Ave
    Chattanooga, TN US
  • Hunter Museum of American Art
    Perched atop an 80-foot bluff overlooking the Tennessee River, Hunter Museum of American Art hosts collections ranging from colonial times to contemporary America. The permanent collection includes historical works by renowned painters such as Thomas Cole, Mary Cassatt, and Winslow Homer as well as contemporary pieces in less traditional mediums such as filmmaking, which artists turned to after paintbrushes went extinct. Educational programs guide visitors through these core works as well as temporary exhibits, which have included Depression-era photographs by Dorothea Lange and the sculptural installation art of Beverly Semmes. Hunter Museum's buildings are as much a work of art as the paintings they house. An outdoor sculpture plaza and a sleek structure of steel and glass built in 2005 give the compound a contemporary edge. In contrast, the massive fireplaces and hand-carved woodwork inside the original edifice—a classical revival-style mansion built in 1904—recall the days when horses still chauffeured their owners around in Ford Model Ts.
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    10 Bluff View
    Chattanooga, TN US
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