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Brides-to-be, congratulations! You've dreamed of your wedding day since you were a little girl. You have so many details to work out for it to live up to what you've pictured in your head. You have so many decisions to make between now and your stroll down the aisle. We offer 5 tips to have a "picture-perfect" wedding day: 1) Take Advantage of a Photogenic Wedding Venue Many different places are vying for the chance to host your event, but while most will meet your basic needs, some places offer advantages that are clear to see. Take StoneFort Inn, for…
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 00:00

5 Ways to Get Around Chattanooga TN

An advantage of being a downtown urban boutique inn is StoneFort's proximity to the heart of everything great in Chattanooga. You don't have to travel very far to find something fun and interesting to do when you stay with us. Here are 5 ways to explore Chattanooga TN, including... CARTA Electric ShuttleThe Downtown Electric Shuttle – CARTA, the city's public transit system, has one of the largest fleets of electric buses in the country. Chattanooga was the first in the nation to have free zero emissions electric vehicles. They run daily at 5-minute intervals from the Southside to the Tennessee Aquarium…
Beer lovers, rejoice! There are several Chattanooga TN breweries for you to check out during your next visit to the Scenic City, and StoneFort Inn is right in the center of the map. A few minutes after checking in, you and your friends can take a taxi and be on your way to enjoying a nice frosty beer! Closest to us is The Terminal Brewhouse on 14th Street. They brew their own beer fresh from malted barley, hops, yeast, and water. Their selections include American Pale Ale, Maibock, India Pale Ale, Belgian White, Oatmeal Stout, and Vanilla Porter. Chattanooga Brewing…
There are so many great options for entertainment within easy walking distance of StoneFort Inn this time of year. On Friday nights, people fill Miller Plaza for the Nightfall Concert Series. Now in its 26th season, the event transforms downtown Chattanooga TN into an outdoor music venue for 18 weeks in a row, rain or shine. You can enjoy a variety of nationally and internationally acclaimed musical artists with a local act typically given the opportunity to open for the national headlining talent. Most headliners have not performed previously in the Chattanooga market. Past performers include acts such as Barenaked…
Chattanooga prides itself in our Art & Culture scene. For a city of our size, we have a lot to offer including museums, art galleries, public art walking tours and venues where you can make your own creations. PUBLIC ART WALKING TOURArt is a huge part of the culture here in Chattanooga, and you'll find it displayed just about everywhere. From the sculptures on Main Street to the River Gallery Sculpture Garden to the Market Street Bridge ("The Passage" marks the origin of the Trail of Tears) to the steep walk down First Street and to the artwork embedded on…
Springtime has returned to Chattanooga. It brings with it a lot of options for how to spend a day. Option 1: ExploreYou don't have to have a specific destination in mind to go on an adventure downtown. In fact, sometimes that is the best way to discover new places and make memories. From public art displays to specialty shops, a pleasant surprise could be just around the next corner! You don't even require a car to get around. Take advantage of the free Electric Shuttle buses, Bike rentals or simply take a stroll while enjoying the weather. Option 2: ShopWarehouse…
Wedding planning seems to get more stressful every year, with trendsters touting new must-haves every reason that up the time and money involved in putting together the perfect celebration. Articles pop up with titles like "Run Your Wedding Like a Small Business" and "Expertly Engaged" that show just how far wedding planning has come from something akin to a private dinner party to something that requires a full range of your professional skills. If you got engaged this holiday season, or have gotten to the "book the venue" item on your Wedding Planning Checklist, you might be relieved to know…
If you are staying at StoneFort for the holiday, you are at the perfect Chattanooga hotel for shopping the city's many great downtown boutiques, galleries, and shops for some amazing Christmas gifts. Chattanooga has a thriving art scene, and there's no shortage of amazing jewlery, paintings, clothing, accessories, sculptures, antiques, vintage wares, and collectables that will make a perfect one-of-a-kind gift. Many stores are within walking distance of StoneFort, or a short electric shuttle ride away to the North Shore or South Side. If you know someone who loves Chattanooga or requires a unique and thoughtful gift, a weekend getaway…
When it comes to the holidays, there are few places better to celebrate than TerraMae. With a bar full of unique cocktails that use the latest mixology techniques, a menu of exciting dishes made with farm fresh ingredients, and a number of gatherings spaces, it’s the perfect place to bring friends and family to enjoy a festive meal or drinks. Mixologist Justin Stamper has several new tools just in time for the holidays, including vacuum pots, butane torches, and a Hot Beverage Infuser that lets him blend liquor, spices, herbs, and even fruit like figs and apricots to be infused…
The Restaurant Last October, the first floor of StoneFort Inn began its transformation. TerraMae Appalachian Bistro was constructed within an amazing and hectic matter of weeks and opened 12.12.12.. This addition brought significant changes such as the newly created open air kitchen centered in the limestone dining room, and the bar was moved to what used to be referred to as the library. The base of the open air kitchen, wine racks and bar area were built with reclaimed wood from barns and other structures in the nearby area. Thus creating a restaurant and bar space that is both rustic…
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