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Win River Gorge Explorer tickets from the Tennessee Aquarium

Two SamiCone.com readers will each win 2 passes to travel on the River Gorge Explorer!

We went to the Tennessee Aquarium for the first time last month and were blown away!

Living in Nashville, Chattanooga is only two hours away, so it’s a great day-trip destination. One of my best friends lives in Atlanta, so it’s become a fun place for us to meet up with our families and experience great attractions like the Aquarium!

In my Staycation post, I promised a few more insider tips on the River Gorge Explorer, so here it is:

Even if you’re not an early bird, you might choose to get an extra hour of cruising for FREE. The Aquarium offers the three-hour, “Sunset Special” which is an hour longer excursion aboard the Explorer for the price of a two-hour cruise.
(Full details: Sunset Special Go on the 4:00, 4:30, 5:00, 5:30 or 6 PM Sunset Special and get an extra hour of FREE cruising. Beer, wine and snacks are available for purchase on the three-hour sunset cruises.)

If you’d like to try the River Gorge Explorer for yourself, you can enter for a chance to win! 2 lucky winners will each win 2 tickets. All you have to do is choose one (or all!) of the means below to enter, then leave a comment for each entry. Here’s how:

  1. Post a comment below about whether or not you knew about the River Gorge Explorer experience
  2. Become a Fan on Facebook (SamiCone.com)
  3. Follow @TheSamiCone on Twitter (or let me know you’re already following me!)
  4. Follow my Feed (http://samicone.com/feed/)

Giveaway ends at midnight on Monday, April 26th. Two winners will be chosen at random and notified on Tuesday, April 27th. Good luck! I hope to be cruising with you soon 🙂


  1. Hey saw you on TOTT! Loved it! Just became a fan on Facebook.

  2. I was thinking this would be a nice prize..and as I am new to your site and contests dont know if I am supose to sign this for every contest or what..Have a great time.

  3. I had never heard about this until I was watching Talk of the Town today while wwaiting for my hair appointment. My husband would love this.

  4. I had never heard of this until I saw u on TOTT. I think that it would b an awsome experience for me and my kids. I am a fan on facebook and I follow u on twitter.

  5. I became a fan on facebook. thanks!

  6. This would be a great trip! About 5 years ago, I did conferences in Chattanooga but I’ve never heard of this excursion. I would love to be able to enjoy this!

  7. Already a fan! This is one of fav weekend destinations too!

  8. Congratulations to both Karens! Karen Ingram & Karen Brooks are the winners of two passes. I’ll be emailing you with details. Thanks to everyone for entering!

  9. Never heard of the River Gorge Explorer! But I’d love to win! 🙂

  10. Chattanooga is a great day trip, I always have a good time when I visit there.