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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, restaurants to please every palate, thriving arts scene, shopping and many annual events that provide plenty of year-round fun. 

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

Because of the diversity and quality of Chattanooga 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.

Browse the hundreds of things to do in Chattanooga by choosing from the categories below or check out the Top Attractions for a quick list. We’ve also provided some suggested itineraries.

Season's Greetings

from the Scenic City

Explore major attractions along Chattanooga's Holiday Trail of Lights, find live holiday music and entertainment, and enjoy animal encounters, ice skating, and more in Chattanooga this winter.

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