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Chattanooga Attractions

 
We’ve mentioned below all the biggest attractions and events in Chattanooga. Please consult the front desk for information on the countless smaller events and once-a-year shows that may be going on during your stay.

Our Favorite Tourist Traps

Rock City

Lose yourself in the ‘lanes’ of house-sized rock formations and gardens. Don’t miss the 7 states!

Ruby Falls

Descend 1100 ft. into the heart of Lookout Mountain to see a spectacular 145 ft. waterfall.

The Chattanooga Zoo

See Red Pandas, Chimpanzees, Jaguars and more in the Himalayan Passage & Gombe Forest (13 acres).

The Incline Railway

Take a ride up the world’s steepest passenger railway on “America’s Most Amazing Mile” to Lookout Mt.

Tennessee Aquarium

Boasts the largest freshwater aquarium in the world with 12,000 animals in two building environments.

Creative Discovery Museum

Kids’ favorite hands-on museum of art, science, and nature.

Scenic Views

Point Park

Get immersed in Civil War history, monuments, and a view of the Scenic City high atop Lookout Mt.

Signal Point

Take a moment to absorb the beauty of the Cumberland mountains and a sweeping view of the Tennessee river from this overlook.

Stringer’s Ridge Park

The Tennessee River Gorge Trust and the Trust for Public Land helped preserve Stringer’s Ridge, a beautiful 92-acre nature park, replete with hiking and mountain biking trails and an incredible overlook towards Downtown Chattanooga

Art, Music and Entertainment

Chattanooga Market

Fresh produce, funky crafts, homegrown music and friendly locals make this market one of the ‘greenest’ locations in town.

4 Bridges Arts Festival

One of the Top 100 Fine Art Fairs in the country, 4 Bridges is a locally-hosted collection of original artwork and crafts.

Main Street Farmer’s Market

A great place for buying locally grown, sustainable, seasonal products from fruits and veggies to eggs and meat to flowers and plants. Every Wednesday from 4-6pm in the Summer, and 4-5 in the Winter.

Art ’til Dark

The North Shore’s weekly art festival, Art ’til Dark features local, handmade arts and crafts.

Riverbend

Drop by in June for the internationally award-winning 9 day music extravaganza on the waterfront.

Nightfall Concert Series

Every Friday evening, at Miller Plaza, musicians and locals gather to enjoy summer temperatures and free music.

Riverfront Nights

Held at Ross’s Landing, the Riverfront Nights summer concert series is free, family-friendly, and offers a wide variety of musical styles.

Track 29

Track 29 is Chattanooga’s largest music venue. With headliners such as Jack White, The Avett Brothers, and Bassnectar, the calendar over there is always stacked!

Revelry Room

The Rev Room is Track 29’s little sister, but don’t let that fool you. Revelry Room bumps almost every night, boasting not only touring bands, but local ones as well!

Crash Pad Classics

Walnut Street Bridge

One of the longest truss bridges in existence, the Walnut Street Bridge is now a beautifully-restored, scenic footpath from the city of Chattanooga to the North Shore.

IMAX

Watch the latest 3D films on the big screen in this six-story theater, located right outside the Aquarium.

Majestic 12

The newest, LEED gold certified theater with 12 screens, 3-D technology and a plush VIP section for 21+.

Comedy Catch

Enjoy with a night of light-hearted relaxation at Chattanooga’s comedy club.

Climbing Gyms and Activities

Tennessee Bouldering Authority

Chattanooga’s first climbing gym, TBA is where you go to get strong. Premier setting in a homey atmosphere.

Urban Rocks

Excellent setting, a great training area, and really physical movement.

High Point Climbing

A world class rock climbing and fitness facility, right in the heart of Downtown Chattanooga.

Escape Experience Chattanooga

Just steps from our front door, Escape Experience Chattanooga’s concept is that you’re locked in a room and by wits alone, you figure out how to escape!

The Jump Park

Just imagine, a huge room filled wall-to-wall with trampolines. Yep, you got it.