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Things to Do in Chattanooga

Chattanooga offers an incredible combination of breathtaking scenic beauty, revitalized riverfront; 13-mile paved Riverwalk scattered with attractions, parks, restaurants, and riverboats; outdoor adventures, rich history, numerous accommodations, a thriving arts scene, shopping, and many annual events that provide plenty of year-round fun. 


There’s so much to do downtown and all around the city this spring – exploring neighborhoods, discovering natural wonders, eating some of the South’s best culinary delights, and going on a Spring Break Safari and Scavenger Hunt! 

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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.  

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Find More Things to Do in Chattanooga

Downtown is just the springboard for things to do in Chattanooga. The Chattanooga downtown attractions, hotels, restaurants, shopping venues, and convention center are conveniently connected by a FREE, electric shuttle or you can try out our Bike Share program. And then downtown to atop Lookout Mountain – it’s only six miles! Check out what's going on this time of year

Browse the hundreds of things to do in Chattanooga by choosing from the categories below. We’ve also provided some suggested itineraries, or you can get some travel inspiration from our magazine.

Because of the diversity and quality of Chattanooga's things to do, we've been added to the must-see destinations from the New York TimesOutside magazine, Travel+LeisureToday ShowSouthern LivingGarden & GunU.S. News & World Report, and many others.