Suggested Itineraries

We know it’s hard to plan a vacation.  Your time is precious and we want you to have a first-class experience with a personalized itinerary planned by a Chattanooga insider.  So whether you’re on a tight schedule and just have one day or you have several to really enjoy the region, we’ve gone ahead and put together itineraries from romantic getaways to family fun to girlfriend getaways and more.  Select your itinerary from below and enjoy a truly excellent experience here in Chattanooga!

3-Day Family Vacation

You’ll want to make the Tennessee Aquarium your first stop in Chattanooga. It opens at 10 a.m. and takes a minimum of two hours to explore. Ticket prices include both buildings, so you won't miss a thing. Along your journey you’ll see cuddly penguins and otters, alligators and...

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3-Day Romantic Getaway

Grab your honey and head to the heart of Chattanooga for some adventure. If you’re up for a new experience, hit one of Chattanooga’s top attractions, High Point Climbing and Fitness on Broad Street in downtown Chattanooga. High Point is one of the nation's largest climbing...

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Family Fun Week

Since you’ll be staying a while, consider renting a cabin for a home away from home. Most allow everyone their own bedroom so nerves don’t fray as easily. (Nothing ruins a vacation like a sibling showdown.)

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Pet Friendly Chattanooga

It would be unheard of for a hotel to turn someone away for bringing their kids. But if your “child” has four legs and a waggly tail, you’ve probably grown accustomed to the whole no-room-in-the-inn bit. Fortunately, Chattanooga seems to be going to the dogs (or cats as it were)...

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Romantic Week

You simply can’t spend a week in Chattanooga and not visit the Tennessee Aquarium and at least one (or all) of the Lookout Mountain attractions (Rock City, Incline Railway, and Ruby Falls). 

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History Buffs

For a history buff, deciding to visit Chattanooga is a no-brainer. The challenge comes when deciding what to do when you get here. Few places in the country can claim such a rich concentration of historical events, ranging from Paleolithic Native Americans to Civil War battles to the rise and fall...

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Girlfriend Getaway

Cyndi Lauper said it best – girls just want to have fun. And when a girl becomes a woman, that means taking a breather from spouses, bosses, kids and housework. Prepare the mixed tape, make a honey-do list and set the GPS for Chattanooga. It’s road trip time.

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Foodie, Foodie, Foodie!

Breakfast: Niedlov's Breadworks. Niedlov’s Breadworks is a local artisan bakery on Chattanooga's Southside. Since 2002, Niedlov’s has been providing specialty breads made with organic whole grains and natural leavening to the Scenic City. If you're eating at other local...

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Art Lover's Guide

Voted #2 Top Arts Destination for Mid-Sized Cities by American Style magazine, Chattanooga is quickly giving new meaning to our moniker as the Scenic City. We rounded up three days’ worth of must-sees, but feel free to stay longer for true creative inspiration. Grab your brush, it’s time...

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Perfect Mancation

The recipe for the perfect mancation is a simple concoction of live music, outdoor activity and beer. Wait…make that lots of beer. Fortunately, Chattanooga has all of these ingredients and more. Here’s what you need to whip up a great guys-only getaway.

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Pure Luxury

Start the day with a hearty breakfast (you’re going to need it) and a trip to Chattanooga’s most iconic tourist destination – the Tennessee Aquarium. Almost 700,000 people visit it each year, ranking it among America’s top 10 aquariums. But its popularity can also mean it...

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