Our Chattanooga guide offers ideas on fun things to do and good places to eat in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

This guide will grow further over time and your recommendations are welcome!

Prentice Cooper State Forest

A wide space available for public use where you can enjoy the scenery and comfort of nature around you. The area facilitates a variety of activities such as hiking and hunting during specified seasons. Don’t miss the incredible look out at Snooper’s Rock with a spectacular view overlooking the Tennessee River Gorge.

Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

Take the opportunity to enjoy a ride up the steep mountain in a railway car, while enjoying the views around you. The panoramic views of the Tennessee Valley from the top are well worth the $15 round trip ticket price (adult)

Walnut Street Bridge Chattanooga

If you prefer taking a walk around to immerse yourself in your surroundings then this is a great place for you to enjoy the beauty of Chattanooga. As one of the world’s longest pedestrian bridges, it connects downtown Chattanooga with the North Shore. You can even bring your dog across!

South Chickamauga Greenway Trail Park 

Take in the natural scenery around you while on this popular multi use trail along the creek through the middle of the city. There are five access points to the park:

  • Riverpoint – 51 Lost Mound Drive
  • Wood Recycle Center – 3925 N Hawthorne Street
  • Sterchi Farm – 3000 Harrison Pike
  • Brainerd Levee – 4028 Shallowford Road
  • Camp Jordan Park – 323 Camp Jordan Parkway

Adelle’s Creperie

Make a stop for a filling breakfast, brunch or lunch. Try the Best of Both – a choice from their delicious sweet and savory crepe selections. In addition to crepes, choose from a variety of waffles, omelets, salads and rice bowls.


The FEED co. Table & Tavern

This locally owned neighborhood eatery offers a warm, comfortable, and family-friendly environment. The seasonal menu options provide a spin on farm to table. You will find southern favorites, steaks, seafood and a full bar at this Southside gem.

Clumpies Ice Cream

A great place to satisfy your sweet tooth. Try a variety of rich, handmade ice cream and sorbet flavors. From the classics like vanilla bean and chocolate to features such as chocolate with orange, dark chocolate flakes and orange curd, there is something to please all palates.

Lupi’s Pizza

Great service, warm surroundings, and delicious pizzas inspired by local ingredients. The dough and sauce are hand made fresh daily. Enjoy your favorite toppings and wash it down with a cold beer from their great selection.

Coolidge Park

A family-friendly environment with a wide space for various activities such as rock climbing where you can enjoy the view of the Tennessee River. Based in an area close to restaurants, art galleries, and more for easy access to other places of enjoyment on your trip. 

Mayor’s Mansion Inn

A lovely, historic bed and breakfast with a comfortable atmosphere, great service, and delicious food. Each of the 12 rooms comes with a full breakfast, snacks, sodas, water, coffee and tea. For a romantic getaway, ask for one of the romance packages. 

Tony’s Pasta Shop & Trattoria

Located in Bluff View Art District in the carriage house of a historic Inn, Tony’s Pasta Shop and Trattoria features classic Italian cuisine in a casual setting. Create your own pasta or pizza from the selection of options or choose one of the classics. The eggplant parmigian is to die for! Visit our Chattanooga guide on Instagram below to see more about each of these places in Chattanooga, TN:


















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