FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, May 18, 2023


Coolidge Park_Aerial


CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (May 18, 2023) – This summer, experience the city like a local and create memories you will want to put on repeat. All summer long, the Scenic City will be filled with sounds of soulful beats at the Nightfall Concert Series, leaves crushing under your feet on a hike at Signal Point, laughter over dinner with friends, and children playing in the Coolidge Park water fountains. With so many ways to explore, Chattanooga’s Summer PLAYlist has made it easy for you to plan your summer adventure.

Chattanooga's Summer PLAYlist lets visitors handpick their activities and curate personalized experiences. Visitors will build their PLAYlists with outdoor adventures, organized or self-guided tours, the best eats in the city, summer events, and more.

Feel the beat with @VisitChatt Spotify playlists and add new hits to your 2023 Summer PLAYlist:

To make your travel planning even easier, check out the PLAYlist Shuffle. The shuffle generates two options per category for those wanting recommendations on building out their PLAYlist and getting the most out of their visit.

Chattanooga is a top summer destination, with Forbes Magazine naming it one of the Best Places to Travel in 2023, TripAdvisor calling it The Hidden Gem of Tennessee, and Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards including it in its Hot List of Where to Travel Next. A destination for outdoor activity, Chattanooga is the first city voted Best Town Ever twice by Outside Magazine. 

Chattanooga is centrally located in the Southeast at the intersections of I-75, I-24, and I-59, with an airport only ten miles from downtown, allowing for more time for play. Once in the city, visitors can easily navigate downtown by taking the free electric shuttle, using the bike share system with more than 300 bicycles at 40+ locations, or on foot.

Create your Chattanooga Summer PLAYlist and become one of us at

Everyone is invited to use #VisitChatt on social media for a chance to be featured by @VisitChatt on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. 


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