In the 1800s, when Chattanooga was little more than a river landing, luxury riverboats chugged up and down the Tennessee River. Preserving some of the area's history, this 500-passenger riverboat carries hundreds of passengers on daily excursions including breakfast and dinner cruises. This large vessel three decks with the upper deck providing scenic views. Tickets range from $10-40, depending on the length and type of cruise. Charters available. Contact Riverboat office for details.
412 East 2nd Street Chattanooga, TN 37403 +1 423 265 5033
Perched atop the rocky cliffs overlooking the Tennessee River is the Bluff View Art District, Chattanooga's address for fine art and sculpture. Visitors desiring accommodations off the beaten path can sleep in luxury at the Bluff View Inn Bed and Breakfast and enjoy a meal at one of two gourmet Italian Restaurants. Meet with friends for the evening at Rembrandt's Coffee House or spend a lazy afternoon strolling through the sculpture garden.
503 Market Street Chattanooga, TN 37402 +1 423 756 3825
Tired of the same old bus tours? Take a ride on the most unique tour in town. The Ducks, amphibious vehicles, pick up passengers and offer narrated tours on both land and on the Tennessee River. This unforgettable tour is a great outing for kids of all ages who enjoy something out of the ordinary.
1400 Market Street Chattanooga, TN 37402 +1 423 266 5000
"Pardon me boy..." Remember the old Glen Miller song? See the place that inspired his musical musings and the city's oldest attraction. The Chattanooga Choo Choo is a train station turned hotel, restaurant, museum, convention center, and more. You can sleep aboard an antique train car, dine in the dining car or catch a ride on a horse drawn carriage. Luxurious guest rooms and fine dining now fill the century-old station and the gardens and shops provide hours of enjoyment. Prices start at $150 per night.
2 Broad Street Chattanooga, TN 37402 +1 423 756 8687
The Chattanooga Visitor Center is located next door to the city's most popular landmark, the Tennessee Aquarium, offering visitors valuable tourist information. From planning a romantic dinner to a productive fishing expedition, the friendly staff will help you select the activities and tours you will enjoy the most. Once you work out the itinerary, it's time to see the sights. Shuttles leave from the Visitor Center and travel all the way to the famed Choo Choo on the other side of town, making stops every block or so. You can see all the downtown attractions and never move your car. The center is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
1400 Market Street Chattanooga, TN 37402 +1 423 521 2929
Track 29 is a modern venue equipped with modern facilities and equipments. Concerts, shows and host of entertaining events are held here. It also has an on-site bar, ample parking space and VIP Rooms. For detailed information, check its website.
River recreation is a big part of the lives of local residents of the Scenic City. Visitors also spend a great deal of time in the tranquil settings of our State Parks along the Tennessee River, including this one. With a boat launch, pool with bathhouse, picnic areas with grills, hiking trails, playgrounds and basketball courts, there is something for everyone to enjoy. There are camping spaces for 96 campers and a lodge that accommodates 42. Admission and use of the park is free.
1115 Lakeview Drive Rossville, GA 30741 +1 706 866 5681
Take an exhilarating trip on the Cannon Ball Roller Coaster, featured on the Discovery Channel and PBS as one of oldest (and safest) wooden coasters in the nation. Cool off as you ride a boat through a quiet tunnel only to be dropped 40 feet into a lake below. Need something a little more relaxing? Settle into a seat on the ferris wheel or ride the tour train that circles the entire park. There are over 30 rides in all. Lots of food, fun and games for the entire family at Chattanooga's only amusement park.
116 Signal Point Road Signal Mountain, TN 37377 +1 423 756 8687
During the Civil War this strategic location provided Confederate soldiers a unique vantage point. The "lookout" on Lookout Mountain would signal the soldiers here who would in turn signal the troops in the valley. This system of signaling was very effective until the "Battle Above the Clouds" when Lookout Mountain was captured. Union soldiers later took over Signal Point and utilized its position to signal their troops and supply lines from Chattanooga to Bridgeport, Alabama.
Once an abandoned shipping yard, Coolidge Park has carried the
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Your adventure begins with a Tandem Discovery Flight. Along with
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