Local Attractions

Where do we start? Chattanooga attractions are world-class with breathtaking views surrounding you everywhere you turn. Whether you want to take in a play or concert, visit an amazing museum, be a part of the nightlife, enjoy the outdoors or experience a piece of history, it’s all here. And what’s more, Chattanooga is one of the most affordable vacation destinations in the country—so you can do it all. Plan your trip today, and come make memories at Chattanooga attractions that’ll last a lifetime.

Try taking a cruise on the river or check out the city on a guided tour (choose from duck tours, a double-decker bus or even ghost tours!). Then relax and enjoy a wine or whiskey tasting.

Too overwhelming? Use one of our suggested itineraries to help plan your trip. You can search all of the attractions using the search function on the right side of this page or narrow down to just the most popular attractions. Enjoy your visit to Chattanooga and don’t hesitate to contact us with any question.

Things to Do in Chattanooga

Chattanooga offers an incredible combination of breathtaking scenic beauty, revitalized riverfront; 15-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 new Bike Share program. And then downtown to atop Lookout Mountain – it’s only six miles! Check out What’s going on this Summer.

Because of the diversity and quality of Chattanooga things to do, we’ve been added to the must-see destinations from the New York Times, Outside magazine, Travel+Leisure, Today Show, Southern Living, Garden & Gun, U.S. News & World Report and many others.

Browse the hundreds of things to do in Chattanooga using the search function on this page or check out the Top Attractions for a quick list. We’ve also provided some suggested itineraries.