100 Fun Things To Do In Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Tennessee is a beautiful city! With it’s scenic views and various mountains, there’s no wonder why it’s been coined as “Scenic City”. There’s so much to do, and so much to be done! Be sure to check out our top fun things to do in the state of Tennessee!

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Tennessee Aquarium

Enjoy a remarkable journey from the mountains to the sea as you explore above and below the surface in the Tennessee Aquarium’s two buildings

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Lookout Mountain

Choose the Lookout Mountain for the perfect destination for out of the ordinary experiences and amazing natural beauty

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Walnut Street Bridge

Stroll across the world’s largest pedestrian bridge – the Walnut Street Bridge

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Creative Discovery Museum

Create and discover wonderful things at the Creative Discovery Museum

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Raccoon Mountain Caverns

Wear gloves, pads, lights, and helmets and tour Raccoon Mountain Caverns’ nationally recognized cave system, pan for gemstones or relax by a campfire

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Coolidge Park

Overlook the beautiful Tennessee River, Pllay in an interactive water fountain or picnic with your family in plenty of open green spaces at Coolidge Park

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Hunter Museum of American Art

Discover masters of the golden age at the Hunter Museum of American Art

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Ruby Falls

Be wowed by Ruby Falls, a thundering 145-foot underground waterfall, a natural wonder located on the scenic Lookout Mountain.

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Tennessee Valley Railroad (TVR)

Get a taste of railroad history and Ride through the Scenic Hiwassee River Gorge at Tennessee Valley Railroad (TVR)

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Tennessee Riverpark

See the crown jewel of the state at Tennessee Riverpark

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Bluff View Art District

Taste some fine coffee while wandering through the windy streets at Bluff View Art District

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Coolidge Park Antique Carousel

Ride a tiger on the 100-year old restored Coolidge Park Antique Carousel

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Chattanooga Zoo

Visit the gift shop at Chattanooga Zoo and buy some plush animals

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Escape Experience - Chattanooga

Try to breakout of prison or Decode the secret to time-travel and discover your inheritance at Escape Experience – Chattanooga

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Ruby Falls ZIPStream Aerial Adventure

Get an adrenaline rush on the zipline at Ruby Falls ZIPStream Aerial Adventure

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Chattanooga Riverwalk

Take a hike along the stretching miles at the Chattanooga Riverwalk

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Chattanooga National Cemetery

Honor and preserve the past at Chattanooga National Cemetery

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Carmike Majestic 12

Watch a premier movie with premier seating at Carmike Majestic 12

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The Comedy Catch

Treat yourself to a night of laugters at The Comedy Catch watching Top National Stand Up Comedians That Have Appeared On Comedy Central, Netflix, HBO, SHO

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Pin Strikes

Get your adrenaline pumping at this ball blasting game in a black lit arena with high energy music at Pin Strikes

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Artsy U

Make Fine Art, Fun Art with Artsy U

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Heritage Park

Walk along the quaint bridges found at Heritage Park

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Insane Paintball/Airsoft

Book your gear and your games at Insane Paintball/Airsoft

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Uptown Art Chattanooga

Meet, Drink & Paint Happy at Uptown Art Chattanooga

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Amped Super Sports

Get ready for thrills and epic adventures with Amped Super Sports

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Tennessee Stillhouse

Discover how Chattanooga Whiskey changed the rules and get inspired to change some yourself at Tennessee Stillhouse

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River City Archery

Try your hand at archery & try to hit the bullseye at River City Archery

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The Jump Park Trampoline Center

Make this year’s birthday a truly memorable experience at The Jump Park of Chattanooga by getting vertical with your friends and family

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Breakout Games

Put your analytical skills to test at Breakout Games

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The Shooter's Depot

Learn how to shoot at the Shooter’s Depot

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Air Bounce Chattanooga

Enjoy a bounce party at Air Bounce Chattanooga

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Chattanooga Billiard Club East

Take on the top location for events at Chattanooga Billiard Club East

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The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

Climb through the natural beauty surrounding historic Lookout Mountain at a breathtaking 72.7% grade, straight up in The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway – Known as “America’s Most Amazing Mile”

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AT&T Field

Book a season ticket to watch players compete to the top of the scoreboard at AT&T Field

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Chattanooga Ducks

Board an authentic renovated WWII amphibious landing craft on the tour with Chattanooga Ducks

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Coker Tire Museum

Keep the mustang memory alive at the Coker Tire Museum

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Chattanooga Choo Choo

Check out the large exhibit for train aficionados at Chattanooga Choo Choo

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Chattanooga Cycleboats

Get a unique river perspective with Chattanooga Cycleboats

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International Towing and Recovery Museum

Choose from the tons of exhibits for the old and the young at International Towing and Recovery Museum

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Chattanooga Market

Choose from a wide range of fresh produce at Chattanooga Market

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Raccoon Mountain Dam

Get close to the largest hydroelectric facility around and visit Raccoon Mountain Dam

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Tivoli Theater

See the famous Moscow Ballet at Tivoli Theater

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Chattanooga Balloon Company

Fly with Chattanooga Balloon Company over the Tennessee River Valley to experience breath taking views of the Appalachian Mountains and Cumberland Plateau

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Enterprise South Nature Park

Explore 2,800 acres of scenic woods at Enterprise South Nature Park

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Hamilton Place Mall

Wander through Six department stores, 200+ stores, and 30+ eateries at Hamilton Place Mall

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Chattanooga Visitor Center

Catch the free Carta Electric Shuttle ride to Chattanooga Visitor Center

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Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center

See endangered species at Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center

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Scenic City Fishing Charters, Inc.

Take a guided fishing trip on the Tennessee River, specializing in trophy catfish, smallmouth bass and other species with Scenic City Fishing Charters, Inc.

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Quest2Escape

Join the escape craze sweeping the country at Quest2Escape

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Ross's Landing Park

Jump on the restored 100-year-old carousel at Ross’s Landing Park

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River Gallery

See walls displayed with fine art at the River Gallery

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McKay Used Books

Read, Play, Watch, Listen at McKay Used Books

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Cravens House

Hike the Mountain Beautiful Trail to the Hardy Trail to reach the historic Cravens House

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Waconda Bay SUP

Join Waconda Bay SUP for a regularly scheduled peaceful sunset, full moon or relaxing daytime guided standup paddleboard (SUP) ECO trips and fitness paddles

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Medal of Honor Heritage Center

Educate yourself and honor the heroes at the Medal of Honor Heritage Center

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High Point Climbing

Climb and keep fit with the center High Point Climbing

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Stringer's Ridge

Climb the trail to reach the amazing outlook at Stringer’s Ridge

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Champions Club

Shine up your shoes and jump up for a game of tennis at Champions Club

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Chattanooga Segway & Bike

Join Chattanooga Segway & Bike on one of their exciting adventures

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Adventures with Keith

Enjoy a personalised tour at Adventure with Keith

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Audubon Acres and Maclellan Island

See, hear, smell and experience the rich diversity of plants and animals at Audubon Acres and Maclellan Island

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Chattanooga Ghost Tours

Be prepared for a scare with Chattanooga Ghost Tours

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Orchard Knob

Walk the rocky mound battle ground known as Orchard Knob

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Sir Goony's Family Fun Center

Be a part of the lazer tournament at Sir Goony’s Family Fun Center

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DeBarge Vineyards & Winery

Experience the sophisticated downtown tasting room at Debarge vineyards and winery

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Hart Gallery Tennessee

Check out some non-traditional artist exhibits at Hart Gallery Tennessee

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The Houston Museum of Decorative Arts

Try some english tea and scones at The Houston Museum of Decorative Arts

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Miller Plaza

Go and see a free concert on a Friday night at Miller Plaza

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Chattanooga Double Decker

Feel the wind in your hair and take a tour on the famous Chattanooga Double Decker

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World of Beer

Check out 50 craft beers on tap, over 500 in the cooler and a menu of tasty tavern fare that’s crafted to go perfectly with beer at World of Beer

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Free Walk Chattanooga

Discover Chattanooga for FREE with Free Walk Chattanooga

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Eat Sip Walk

Go on a walking tour with Eat Sip Walk to taste 5 of the best food and/or drinks in town

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North Chickamauga Creek

Roam the trails at North Chickamauga Creek

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Sculpture Fields at Montague Park

Wander through the sculptures at Sculpture Fields at Montague Park

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BrewHaus

Visit BrewHaus, Chattanooga’s only German – American gastro pub

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Ghost City Tours - Chattanooga

Stroll through the streets of old Chattanooga and to the locations where these ghosts are reaching out to the living, and hear spine-tingling ghost stories with Ghost City Tours – Chattanooga

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Pints and Pedals

Join Pints and Pedals for a leisurely pedal with up to 15 of your friends (or make new ones!) and visit some of the best spots in Chattanooga!

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River Gorge Explorer

Experience “Tennessee’s Grand Canyon” aboard the River Gorge Explorer

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Big Soddy Creek Gulf

Walk the hiking trails, mountain and gorge views, natural habitats, waterfalls, flora, wildlife, and rock formations at Big Soddy Creek Gulf

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Renaissanance Park

Play downtown at Renaissanance Park

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Mainly Antiques

Find a hidden treasure at Mainly Antiques

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Regan's Place

Be a part of the Retro dance bar known as Regan’s Place

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Trails End Ranch

Join the place where horses are treated like humans at Trails End Ranch

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Karaoke at Legends

Pick up the mic and choose your song, show your talent at Karaoke at Legends

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Lula Lake & Land Trust

Dip your toes in the clear springs at Lula Lake & Land Trust

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Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields

Choose from the many special events happening at Point Park – Lookout Mountain Battlefields

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Harrison Bay State Park

Pick the perfect haven for boaters and campers at Harrison Bay State Park

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Chattanooga Skydiving Company

Experience the exhilarating thrill of freefall from the sky, safely and securely with Chattanooga Skydiving Company

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Flying Camp

Explore the skies & beneath through a paragliding adventure with Flying Camp

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South Cumberland Recreation Area

Pick the best hiking and backcountry camping in the region at South Cumberland Recreation Area

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Museum Center at 5ive Points

See art take form in front of you with the programs at Museum Center at 5ive Points

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Booker T. Washington State Park

Check out the mountain biking trail located at Booker T. Washington State Park

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Battles for Chattanooga Electric Map and Museum

Take a tour of the area’s Civil War battle sites starting from Battles for Chattanooga Electric Map and Museum

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Lake Winnie Amusement Park

Celebrate independence day with amazing fireworks at Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park

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Stone Falls

Enjoy a drink by the waterfalls at Stone Falls

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Hamilton Skate Place

Go skating or Bowling in a colorful ambiance at Hamilton Skate Place

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Ice on the Landing

Hit “Ice on the Landing” – Chattanooga’s first open air ice skating rink

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Christmas in the Streets & Christmas Movie Memories Parade Festival

Buy a gift for that special someone at Christmas in the Streets & Christmas Movie Memories Parade Festival

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Red Clay State Historic Park

Visit the natural landmark, Blue Hole Spring at Red clay State and Historic Park

There’s a plethora of things to do in Chattanooga. From Lookout Mountain to the Chattanooga Zoo, you’ll never get bored again now that you have this list! Be sure to contact us if you have any additional fun activities or feedback that you’d like to include!