Chattanooga Attractions

Chattanooga, Tennessee is the place to be when it comes to top attractions! Our guide is your source to the best places to see, whether your interest is educational or recreational. We don’t monkey around when it comes to getting you to the zoo, high on a mountain top or enjoying gallons of underwater fun!

Bluff View Art District
Visit a historic neighborhood dotted with trendy boutiques, unique restaurants, local attractions and popular art galleries. The Bluff View Art District is the city’s picturesque lifestyle paradise set amidst cliff tops with winding pathways and lovely gardens overlooking the Tennessee River below. This is where locals known as “Cliff Dwellers” live, work and play!

Address: 411 East 2nd Street, Chattanooga, TN 3740 - MAP
Phone: (423) 265-5033

Chattanooga Arboretum & Nature Center
Conservation and education naturally come together at the Chattanooga Arboretum & Nature Center. Outdoor enthusiasts learn about a fascinating array of indigenous plants, birds, mammals and reptiles. Plus you can explore a Forest Treehouse, and travel in the footsteps of Tennessee’s early Native Americans, pioneer settlers and Civil War soldiers.

Address: 400 Garden Road, Chattanooga, TN 37419 - MAP
Phone: (423) 821-1160

Chattanooga Zoo
Don’t monkey around! Go to the Chattanooga Zoo, located in Warner Park in downtown Chattanooga. The 13-acre wild adventure is all about bringing people and animals up close and personal through ground-breaking exhibits and attractions with fun and memorable wildlife education. See amazing animals, attend special events and even become a zoo volunteer!

Address: 301 North Holtzclaw Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37404 - MAP
Phone: (423) 697-1322

Lookout Mountain's Incline Railway
Reach new heights on Lookout Mountain’s Incline Railway. Travel straight up to the famous mountain top to experience unbelievable panoramic views of the scenic mountains and valleys below. Once atop you’ll understand why it's known as “America’s Most Amazing Mile.” Down below you can explore unique restaurants, shops, attractions and even tour a brewery.

Address: 3917 Saint Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409 - MAP
Phone: (423) 821-4224

Tennessee Aquarium
The Tennessee Aquarium is an aquatic attraction swimming with more than 10,000 animals in tropical and marine habitats. Encounter toothy sharks, stinging stingrays, gigantic turtles and playful penguins. Positioned on the banks of the beautiful Tennessee River in downtown Chattanooga, you’ll drift around the largest freshwater aquarium in the world.

Address: 201 Chestnut Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402 - MAP
Phone: 1 (800) 262-0695

Rock City
Rock City rocks! Just minutes from downtown Chattanooga atop Lookout Mountain, this natural rocky attraction boasts enormous ancient rock formations and magical panoramic views crossing seven states. Visitors also get to journey across hidden trails, enter the Fairyland Caverns, visit Mother Goose Village and dine at the Big Rock Grill.

Address: 1400 Patten Rd, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750 - MAP
Phone: 1 (800) 854-0675

Southern Belle Riverboat
Get on board for some Chattanooga fun! Take a cruise on the Southern Belle Riverboat along the beautiful Tennessee River. Passengers experience fun, food and entertainment aboard the triple-deck liner known as the Pride of the South. Select from a variety of cruise packages that explore Chattanooga’s popular attractions along the dazzling river.

Address: 201 Riverfront Pkwy #2, Chattanooga, TN 37402 - MAP
Phone: (423) 266-4488

Hunter Museum of American Art
Magnificently perched atop a picturesque cliff is the Hunter Museum of American Art. Patrons marvel at the museum's amazing exhibitions, attractions and phenomenal collections of American art from the Colonial period to present day. This prestigious modern museum showcases not only impressive art but awe-inspiring views of the Tennessee River. It’s artfully delightful.

Address: 10 Bluff View Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37403 - MAP
Phone: (423) 267-0968