Things To Do In Middle Valley

Up to 52% Off Shooting-Range Membership

Harrison

$30 $15

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

Half Off Tae Kwon Do Classes

Dunlap

$40 $20

Instructors work with students individually during group Tae Kwon Do classes that are appropriate for all ages and experience levels

Up to 56% Off Chattanooga Zombie Mud Run

Old Mcdonald Farm

$85 $45

April 5, hordes of zombies stagger, limp, and crawl toward participants; proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Greater Chattanooga

Up to 51% Off a Membership at The Rush Fitness

Multiple Locations

$59 $29

Membership includes access to indoor pool and rows of cardio equipment, as well as group fitness classes, such as yoga, Zumba, and spinning

Up to 61% Off Yoga Classes at Scenic City Boot Camp

Northgate - Big Ridge

$60 $29

Increase flexibility and muscle tone with yoga classes, held Tuesday evenings and Friday throughout the day

59% Off Private Music or Voice Lessons

Multiple Locations

$120 $49

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

Up to 72% Off Kickboxing Program

Apollo Beach

$99 $49

Kickboxing classes help adults punch and kick their way back into shape while teaching them self-defense techniques

Up to 53% Off at Hixson Riding Academy

Hixson

$40 $19

Experienced staff lead hour-long lessons in the basics of riding and horsemanship

Up to 94% Off at Chu's Martial Arts

Hixson

$280 $20

Instructor with eighth-degree black belt in tae kwon do and seventh-degree black belt in judo instills confidence and discipline in pupils

Up to 40% Off Family Membership at Chattanooga Zoo

Bushtown - Highland Park

$75 $45

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

Up to 52% Off Tandem Skydive with Video

Jasper

$298 $149

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

51% Off Audubon Society Family Membership

Hickory Valley - Hamilton Place

$35 $17

Visit a historic wildlife sanctuary and farm that sprawls over 132 acres of forested slopes and lush creek bottoms

54% Off Kids' Classes and a Family Membership

East Brainerd

$76 $35

Instructors lead kids in gymnastics, sports-skills, martial-arts, and dance classes

60% Off Zumba at JIGY Monica's Fitness Studio

JIGY Monica's Fitness Studio

$25 $10

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

Up to 72% Off at EPOC Fitness

Brainerd Village

$314 $99

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

Up to 59% Off Mini Golf

Hales Bar Marina and Resort

$15 $7

Mini golf course situated alongside boat slips, a floating restaurant, and floating cabins at resort on Tennessee River's Nickajack Lake

Up to 78% Off Outdoor Climbing at Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain

$225 $49

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

Up to 70% Off Boot-Camp Classes at 1-on-1 Personal Training

Hickory Valley - Hamilton Place

$129 $39

Rigorous boot-camp classes challenge and energize exercisers; clients can opt to add a body analysis and custom-tailored nutrition plan

Up to 51% Off at Insane Paintball

Amnicola - East Chattanooga

$195 $95

Three outdoor fields include a forts course with multiple buildings, a wooded course, and a regulation course

Up to 52% Off at Toes Yoga

Brainerd

$60 $29

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

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Downtown Chattanooga

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers Chattanooga's most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Up to 54% Off at Le Chef Amour’s Haute Cuisine

Brainerd

$85 $39

Expert chef introduces students to art of cooking; he also offers spice blends and cooking equipment

Up to 72% Off at Pilates Chattanooga

Warehouse Row

$144 $49

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

Up to 51% Off Double-Decker Bus Tours

Multiple Locations

$40 $22

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A double-decker bus from England gives guests 360-degree views of Nashville or Chattanooga thanks to its open top

Up to 51% Off Trapeze Class

Blue Ridge

$100 $55

Instructors that have worked with Ringling Bros. and other professional circuses teach beginners to soar through the air

Up to Half Off Reptile and Exotic-Pet Show

Camp Jordan Arena

$30 $15

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Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures' behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

Up to 40% Off Spring Wine Fest at Georgia Winery

Ringgold

$50 $30

Georgia's first winery hosts party with wine and craft beer tastings, live music, and food vendors to benefit Habitat for Humanity

Half Off High-Speed Ferrari or Lamborghini Drive

Cleveland Regional Jetport

$249 $125

A closed-course drive in an exotic car with a 500 hp. engine is captured on film

Up to 51% Off Classic Muscle Car Driving Experiences

Cleveland Regional Jetport

$199 $99

Driver & friend cruise in a classic muscle car, such as ‘69 Chevy Camaro or a ‘66 Mustang Fastback, without the cost & hassle of owning one

Up to 63% Off Whitewater Rafting

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$88 $35

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

50% Off Whitewater Rafting

Ocoee

$59.95 $29.95

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

Up to 45% Off at Museum Center at 5ive Points

Cleveland

$10 $6

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

55% Off Services

Cleveland

$245 $110

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

56% Off a Zipline Tour at Ocoee Zipz

Benton

$79 $35

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

53% Off Guided Trout Fishing Trip for Two

Toccoa River

$425 $199.99

Guides load up gear into a 16-foot boat before taking anglers out on the trout-filled waters of the Toccoa River for a full day of fishing

Up to 76% Off at Caywood Karate

Cleveland

$112 $29

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

Up to 55% Off Railroad Tour

Tunnel Hill

$14 $7

Visitors learn about local history and explore a 1,477-foot railroad tunnel that goes through Chetoogeta Mountain

89% Off Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$349 $39

Expert instructors teach essential martial arts skills, as well as discipline and confidence

Up to 75% Off Boxing and Kickboxing Classes

Dalton

$60 $19

Tae kwon do master leads students of all levels through fitness-geared boxing or kickboxing classes

Up to 74% Off Karate Classes

Varnell

$150 $59

Classes include warm up exercises, lessons, and more as students improve their skills and work towards sparring

Up to 51% Off Whitewater Rafting Adventure

Copperhill

$47.50 $24

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

Up to 51% Off Private Music Lessons

Meridianville

$100 $50

Valid for lessons in guitar, piano, bass, brass, woodwinds, drums and percussion, voice, music theory, and composition

62% Off Guitar Lessons at American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

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

45% Off Services

Rossville

$145 $80

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

54% Off Zipline and Obstacle Course

Rome

$65 $30

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

Up to 55% Off Golf at Callier Springs Country Club

Rome

$56 $28

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

42% Off Caney Fork River Canoe or Kayak Trip

Silver Point

$60.31 $35

A 6-mile course down the gentle Caney Fork River allows paddlers to catch glimpses of deer, turkey, and herons flitting along the riverbanks

Up to 56% Off at Woodland Hills Golf Club

Cartersville

$102 $45

Golfers traverse the 6,013-yard layout characterized by rolling fairways, deep bunkers, and picturesque water hazards

Up to 96% Off Karate Classes with Uniform

Cartersville

$250 $10

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

45% Off Dance Lessons

Cartersville

$95 $52

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

85% Off Riding Lesson, Horseback Trail Ride, and S'mores

Adairsville

$300 $49

Founder teaches natural horsemanship, fostering equine-student bonding during gentle lessons that wrap up around a campfire

Up to 64% Off Horseback Riding Lessons

Euharlee-Taylorsville

$55 $20

Students ride gentle horses during lessons held in indoor and outdoor riding areas

Up to 80% Off Fitness Classes or Gym Membership

Multiple Locations

$100 $20

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

Museum of Appalachia – Up to 47% Off

Norris

$36 $19

Step into the past via 30+ historic buildings, displays of authentic artifacts, free roaming animals, and special events

One Month of Martial Arts Classes (86% Off)

Oak Ridge

$140 $20

Instructors lead rigorous krav maga and MMA classes for adults as well as enthusiastic martial arts lessons for kids aged 3 and up

Up to 55% Off Wine Tasting at Blue Ridge Cellars

Blue Ridge

$50 $25

Wine tasting includes five 1-ounce pours, a dessert wine, a small chocolate, and a souvenir wine glass per person

44% Off Animal Rental

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$50 $28

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

Half Off Blue Ridge Helicopter Tour

Blue Ridge

$500 $249

See Blue Ridge from 500 feet with a skilled pilot who performs exciting maneuvers such as the Texas Two-Step

Up to 78% Off Martial Arts/Self-Defense Classes

Oak Ridge

$179.99 $49

Decorated instructors use judo, jiu jitsu, kenpo karate, and Filipino fighting styles as they instill confidence and skill; open to all ages

Up to 63% Off Jiu-Jitsu and Karate Classes

Blue Ridge

$59 $25

Classes for adults and kids ages 4 and up instill discipline, focus, balance, and strength

Up to 52% Off at Oak Ridge Bowling Center

Oak Ridge

$21 $10.50

Family-friendly bowling center features 32 lanes with electronic scoring, a lounge, an arcade, and a restaurant

Up to 50% Off Zipline and Tobogganing in Jasper

Jasper

$60 $29.99

Cable across one of two legs of the zipline course over horse pastures and treetops down the hillsides at scenic ranch

50% Off Golf Lessons at Woodmont Golf Club

Canton

$340 $170

Golfers improve their games during 60-minute lessons, one of which is on a video that is emailed within 2 business days

Up to 48% Off Kayak Lesson and Rental

Waleska

$86 $49

Lessons designed by the American Canoe Association teach beginners how to pilot a kayak while remaining safe on the water

94% Off Martial Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$324 $20

Students don uniforms for classes in karate, taekwondo, or krav maga

Up to 85% Off Paintball for 4, 6, or 12

Multiple Locations

$120 $19

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

44% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Lathemtown

$80 $45

Lessons in the hunter/jumper or dressage disciplines; staff led by a USDF bronze medalist and equestrian expert with 40 years of experience

51% Off Kids' Soccer or Tennis Lessons or Party

Beat Time Sports Center

$80 $39

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

Up to 96% Off Karate at Choi Kwang Do

Multiple Locations

$250 $10

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

Up to 55% Off Whitewater Kayaking Trip

White Water Learning Center

$110 $55

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

80% Off Martial Arts Classes with Uniforms

Canton

$175 $35

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

Up to 71% Off Athlete Performance Training

Canton

$400 $120

Instructors emphasize speed, agility, and explosiveness during 90-minute personal-training sessions that are perfectly designed for athletes

Up to $80 Off Horseback Riding Lessons

Nelson-Tate-Marble Hill

$80 $40

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

68% Off Outdoor Boot-Camp Classes at Driven Fitness

Heritage Park

$60 $19

Seasoned coaches help athletes of all levels improve their coordination, endurance, and strength through high-intensity workouts

Up to 53% Off Pontoon Boat Rental

Beach Island Marina

$225 $109

24-foot late-model pontoons tow tubes & let up to 12 people explore Norris Lake's tree-lined waters.

Up to 56% Off Horseback-Riding or Driving Lessons

Greenback

$80 $39

Seasoned instructors who have trained national champions teach students to ride or drive horses

Up to 64% Off at Friendly Farm

4

$40 $20

Admission to farm and petting zoo; birthday adventure with nature walk and pony rides; Parent's Night Out entertains kids with activities

Up to 87% Off Martial Arts Class Packages

Maryville

$164.99 $29

Martial arts center offers classes such as krav maga, kickboxing, tae kwon do, and karate

78% Off Children's Tae Kwon Do Classes

Maryville

$222 $49

Children develop self-confidence and discipline while weaving together tae kwon do's blocks, punches, kicks, and open-hand strikes

Select Local Merchants

The weight-loss experts at Venus Med Spa dedicate themselves to supplementing body-slimming efforts with personal coaching and noninvasive treatments. Staff members operate under the no-frills philosophy that dieters and exercisers can maintain their weight with a healthy lifestyle and sensible eating. But they also recognize that sticking to a healthy lifestyle can be harder than landing a helicopter on a doghouse roof, so the team works one-on-one with clients to educate them on such weight-loss methods as HCG diets, laser-assisted liposuction procedures, and body sculpting with Venus Freeze radio-frequency treatments. To supplement new shapes, Venus Med Spa smoothes wrinkles and plumps up skin with Botox and Juvéderm injections.

5211 Highway 153
Hixson,
TN
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Featuring five levels of tanning beds, Fusion Tanning bronzes even the blanchiest of epidermises with its premium equipment and wide variety of pigmenting methods. Sunned-skin seekers may take the month to bask and bathe in the generous glow of Fusion's Basic beds, which use ultraviolet rich U's and V's to provide beach-worthy color. Choices of beds include the SunVision Elite or the FTS 7000, a 360-degree, stand-up tanning bed that features an 18 mph fan for comfortable, sweat-free gilding.

5241 Highway 153
Hixson,
TN
US

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.

1414 Jenkins Rd
Chattanooga,
TN
US

Somewhere in the mountains of Chattanooga in 1928, Garnet Carter patented the first miniature golf course, inciting a nationwide pastime that brought families and friends together around pintsized putting surfaces.

Inspired by the local history and an indoor golf course visited while on vacation, Nathan Brown and his friends began fantasizing about their own miniature golf course, either building one in their hometown or patenting the first ever zero-gravity moon course. After tireless efforts and multiple failed rocket launches later, Scenic City Mini Golf opened its indoor greens in November 2010.

Dimpled balls roll along verdant turf that simulates real grass, while beige and blue turf mimic sand and water traps, adding strokes to scorecards for errant shots. Hole 14 requires golfers to double back and hit golf balls around, then beneath the hole's rough and toll troll, while hole 17's two-tier design draws shots into one of two preliminary holes before they can approach the green below. Pre- or postrounds, golfers can cool off with Blue Bell ice cream from the snack area, enjoying their frozen treats in a cone or as a milkshake, malt, or float.

21 E 7th St
Chattanooga,
TN
US

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, and in September 1979, The Chattanooga Arboretum and Nature Center was born. Since then, the center has invited more than half a million visitors to explore its 317 acres of forests, fields, and streams as well as raising consciousness with educational programs targeted at schoolchildren, summer campers, and scouts. Their efforts have helped to conserve the approximately 50 native animal species inhabiting the park, including bald eagles 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.

400 Garden Rd
Chattanooga,
TN
US

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.

10 Bluff View St
Chattanooga,
TN
US