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The Accidental Discovery

An unlikely chemist from Indiana ushered in a new age of exploration with an accidental discovery deep within Lookout Mountain. The discovery of Ruby Falls in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and the legacy it created is both remarkable and endearing. It is a tale of unlikely odds, love, and determination.

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9 Inexpensive Things to do in Chattanooga This Summer

July 17, 2024 Chattanooga is flush with abundant natural beauty and an equally welcoming community.  A small budget goes a long way in the Scenic City with these tips, and…

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6 Tips for Visiting Ruby Falls This Summer

June 11, 2024 Make the most of your time on Lookout Mountain at Ruby Falls this summer with these easy tips. 1. Pick the cave adventure that best fits your…

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Pick Your Adventure!

Cave Adventure options include the faster-paced, guided Cave Walk to the waterfall, featuring a general overview of the cave with pre-recorded audio, and our more in-depth Specialty Tours led by senior-level guides, with a smaller number of participants, and a relaxed pace.