Forbes.com: The 43 cheapeast places to travel Jan 8 2020 by Annette Benedetti
Where: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Chosen By: Annette Benedetti is the co-founder of She Explores Life. She is also the Portland city editor for Red Tricycle and writes for a variety of national online and print publications. When she’s away from her desk, she can be found teaching women yoga at wilderness retreats or exploring new locations across the States and abroad.
Why: Chattanooga is an outdoor enthusiast and art lover’s affordable paradise. Located along the winding Tennessee River between the Appalachian Mountains and the Cumberland Plateau, thrill-seeking visitors get a fantastic bird’s-eye view of the area on a tandem flight with Lookout Mountain Hang Gliding ($199). You can also climb up Lookout Mountain for no cost. Once you reach the peak you will be rewarded with the most spectacular 360-degree view in the southeast overlooking seven different states. Nearby, check out Ruby Falls ($22), which recently completed the first phase of a $20 million expansion. Here, visitors can enjoy a whole new guest experience that includes the Village Plaza for live music and food. Both the Ocoee and Tennessee rivers offer superior rafting and kayaking. Just a short drive from downtown, $8.75 buys a day pass to Stone Fort Little Rock City—a nationally recognized bouldering field. Climbers can also get their fix scaling a transparent outdoor climbing wall that towers above the city at High Point Climbing ($18.50). Adventure seekers can get their adrenaline fix at Adventure Sport Innovation, a new company offering water, land and virtual reality experiences where guests hang glide in virtual reality ($12), surf on the Tennessee River ($60), ride down the Riverwalk on an electric unicycle ($35) and more. […]
Link to complete article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurabegleybloom/2020/01/08/cheapest-places-to-travel-in-2020/#314fe6c02b7a