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Things to Do in Chattanooga

Chattanooga offers an incredible combination of breathtaking scenic beauty, revitalized riverfront; 16+-mile paved Riverwalk scattered with must-dos like the Walnut Street Pedestrian bridge plus more 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. 

Looking for something to do in Chattanooga this weekend? Check out our suggestions for Top Events Happening this Weekend

Suggested Itineraries for Your Next Trip to Chattanooga

Whether you’re on a tight schedule and just have one day or you have several to really check out Chattanooga, we’ve gone ahead and put together itineraries from romantic getaways to family fun to girlfriend getaways and more.

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Fall in Chattanooga

This Fall, explore Chattanooga’s colors and paint your perfect picture! The autumn season in Chattanooga is filled with spectacular color displays, wondrous natural assets, lively festivals, and neighborhoods bursting with outdoor fun and thrilling activities.

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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 above. 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.