fish habitat, behavior and and fishing equipment. Then from 9:30 - noon volunteers from the Chattanooga Bass Club will teach kids how to cast, tie knots, bait hooks and reel them in using catch and release techniques. The event is for children aged 6-14 (accompanied by an adult.) Everyone over age 12 must have a fishing license. Registration is required for this event. For more information and the Aquarium's "Fun for Kids" calendar of events, go to www.tnaqua.org/Events/Fun_for_kids.asp
Of course, there are numerous other attractions for children in Chattanooga including the Imax Theater, Rock City, Ruby Falls, The Creative Discovery Museum, and many other museums of interest. For more information on Chattanooga attractions visit the Chattanooga Area Convention and Visitors Bureau www.chattanoogafun.com or telephone: (423) 756-8687.
There is no need to travel hundreds of miles to an Amusement Park, Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park recognized by Travel and Leisure magazine as one of America's top ten family amusement parks, is also close to home. Just 6 miles from Chattanooga in Rossville, Georgia, "Lake Winnie" has long been the South's favorite family amusement park. As well as numerous "thrilling" rides, kiddie rides, games, miniature golf and good food, Lake Winnie also hosts some great music concerts.
This summer's Jukebox Junction Concert headliners include; Josh Gracin, Mark Wills, Rodney Atkins, Jason Michael Carroll, Daryl Worley and Confederate Railroad. Gate admission to the Amusement Park for children under 18 is $5 plus a $12 value strip of ride tickets or $20 unlimited ride pass. Gate admission for adults over 18 is $5 with option to purchase individual ride tickets or a ride package. For more information call (706) 866-5681 or visit the website at www.lakewinnie.com.
Don't let the price of gas spoil your summer fun, there's plenty of excitement to be had locally. Vacation right here at home.
Have a great Summer.