It’s not every day you get to be a tourist in your own town, but this week, Tim Pham and I decided to take a Chattanooga Duck Boat Tour.

Captain Dave Anderson’s job is to showcase the city of Chattanooga in 70 year old amphibious vehicles. Captain Dave says these boats were used throughout the South Pacific and Europe for the initial invasion of beach areas, as supply trucks.

The Duck Tours show off our city by land and by water. The tour lasts about 60 minutes.

“The thing is Chattanooga has so much history, you can’t pack it into an hour,”  Captain Dave said. “I always try to find some way to interject a little humor.”

The halfway point is just past Veterans Bridge, a perfect opportunity for a snack and of course photographs.

At the end of the journey though, you’ll most likely walk away with a big smile and a greater appreciation for a history of this town.

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