Fall Colors in the Scenic City

Explore Chattanooga's nature hood and the vibrant downtown to find your favorite Chattanooga colors! See dazzling fall colors by land, water, and air, and sample some of the best handcrafted delights created from a bountiful harvest of our region at local restaurants and farmers' markets.

Get Outside Glow

OVERLOOK ORANGE

Hike one of Chattanooga’s many trails from a leisurely urban route leading to city views to a five-mile hike along the mountain top or visit Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center, a wildlife sanctuary located at the base of Lookout Mountain on more than 300 acres with hiking trails, canoeing, animal encounters, and unlimited nature experiences. 

COOL METAL SILVER

Bring your bike and ride miles of breathtaking vistas along the trails of Raccoon Mountain, featuring nearly 30 miles of intermediate to advanced trails, Enterprise South Nature Park, home of the 2022 USA Cycling Paracycling Road National Championships, or any of Chattanooga’s 50 trails.  

SANDSTONE CRAG BEIGE

With some of the greatest variety of rock characteristics in our area, Chattanooga has become the mecca for rock climbers. Climbers come from all over to explore Stone Fort (aka Little Rock City), Foster Falls, High Point Climbing and Fitness Gym for indoor climbing, and all our climbing spots

DEEP TENNESSEE RIVER BLUE

The Tennessee River runs right through downtown with many access points for you to explore. Go down the river on a paddleboard, kayak, or an e-surfboard or pontoon water bike from Adventure Sports Innovation.  

ROASTED MARSHMALLOW BLACK

Whether you prefer backcountry camping or an RV campground, pick a spot and connect with nature while you sleep underneath the midnight sky!  

Touring Teal  

RIVER GORGE RUST

Take a cruise into the Tennessee River Gorge, where you’ll see nature’s brilliant canvas of fall colors. 

OVER THE VALLEY YELLOW

Reach new heights and let your heart soar as you experience Chattanooga’s kaleidoscope of fall foliage from above. 

LOCOMOTIVE GREY

Jump aboard the Tennessee Valley Railroad or Lookout Mountain Incline Railway for a variety of train rides that take you through the beautiful Tennessee valley or straight up Lookout Mountain. 

IRIDESCENT RAYS

Go on an adventure on an electric vehicle, silently speeding through hundreds of trails on an electric vehicle, zip through downtown on a Segway or bike, and more. 

COLORFUL PALATE

Indulge in fall’s best harvest from local restaurants!    

ARTISAN ICE WHITE

Take in the views as you sip on popular fall cocktails, sample Chattanooga’s growing craft beer scene, or find out how it’s made on a tour at the Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery or Gate 11 Distillery.  

PATIO PURPLE

Fall brings the ideal weather for outdoor dining, and we have plenty of perfect patios for you (and your pup) to enjoy the fresh air!  

HOT MOCCA BROWN

No matter what shade you take your coffee, stop by any of our local coffee shops for a delicious caffeine boost made just for you.  

FRESH GREEN

Taste the warmth of autumn with an array of seasonal menus as some of our newest and coolest spots around town.  

Fall Vacation Packages

The South’s most Scenic City provides adventure after adventure. Fall is the perfect time to get out and experience the great outdoor activities, arts and culture, entertainment, live music and changing vibrant colors throughout the Tennessee Valley.

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