FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 28, 2024  

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (Feb. 27, 2024) – Chattanooga is gearing up for an exciting year ahead, unveiling various new experiences, restaurants, accommodations, and more. With impressive renovations and enticing establishments, the city promises unique, hands-on experiences.


Here's a sneak peek at some of the most-anticipated openings and a glance at what has already made its mark in Chattanooga:

  • Guests can now enjoy luxurious lodging experiences at the newly renovated Hotel Chalet at the Chattanooga Choo Choo and the Treetop Hideaways at Ruby Falls. Additionally, Cloudland at McLemore Resort Lookout Mountain, Curio Collection by Hilton is set to open soon, alongside eight other accommodations throughout the city.
  • Chattanooga's culinary landscape has expanded once again with the debut of Little Coyote and Ernest Chinese. As we eagerly await the openings of HOME Bar & Restaurant and over ten other eateries this year, our anticipation is sure to be rewarded with a diverse array of flavors.
  • Recently, the Creative Discovery Museum revealed a series of new and renovated permanent exhibits, including the STEM Zone gallery, Little FarmHouse, TreeHouse Adventure, and more. Currently, the museum is captivating visitors with the temporary exhibit Argentina’s Ninos, seamlessly blending culture and curiosity.
  • The River to Clouds Route (RCR) is now open with a 34-mile trail system, suitable for biking, trail running, and hiking, connecting Cloudland Canyon State Park to the Tennessee Riverpark in St. Elmo.
  • The Chattanooga Airport has landed a new direct flight to Las Vegas, NV, beginning in May 2024 and will increase the number of daily nonstops between Chattanooga and Dallas-Fort Worth this summer.


Whether you're a local looking for your next adventure or a visitor planning your trip, stay up to date on all of Chattanooga’s exciting developments and new experiences by visiting’s-New. From unique stays and culinary delights to captivating exhibits and outdoor trails, Chattanooga awaits your discovery.

About the Chattanooga Tourism Co. 

The Chattanooga Tourism Co. serves the community by using visitor-generated funds to inspire people to visit and connect them with authentic Chattanooga experiences. Visitor spending contributes to a quality of place, resident savings, thriving local businesses, job creation, capital investment, and public services including education and safety. The 700+ Tourism Co. partners represent a variety of industries including lodging, dining, food and beverage, attractions, manufacturing, finance, government, healthcare, retail, and more.  
MEDIA CONTACT: Hannah Hammon, Chattanooga Tourism Co. or 256-996-5788