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Chattanooga Attractions

Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

Lookout Mountain Incline RailwayThe thrill of riding “America’s Most Amazing Mile” has delighted guests for more than a century. As the Incline climbs historic Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga’s surrounding mountains and valleys come alive as the trolley-style railcars carry you cloud high. The breathtaking 72.7% grade of the track near the top gives the incline the unique distinction of being the steepest passenger railway in the world.

Rock City GardensAn American vacation classic offering a self-guided tour along the Enchanted Trail of natural rock formations and gardens, Fairyland Caverns, and Mother Goose Village. Best known for legendary view of seven states from Lover’s Leap. Open daily, except Christmas Day.

Ruby Falls

Ruby FallsDiscover an intriguing natural wonder at Ruby Falls, one of Chattanooga, Tennessee’s favorite attractions. The thundering 145-ft. waterfall inside historic Lookout Mountain has been thrilling visitors since 1929.

Southern Belle RiverboatPride of the Southland – Chattanooga’s Southern Belle Riverboat! Whether one of the fabulous dinner cruises, daily lunch cruise, or daytime sightseeing cruise, you’ll love the scenic Tennessee River in the climate controlled Southern Belle!

Tennessee Aquarium

Tennessee AquariumThe Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga inspires wonder and appreciation for the natural world. Journey through a spectacular 60-ft. canyon and two living forests, where you’ll see more than 9,000 animals that swim, fly, and crawl in natural habitats.

Buttonwillow Church Civil War Dinner Theater: The last Confederate General to surrender was an American Indian… African-Americans fought on BOTH sides. Dixie was the first song played at the Whitehouse after the War. Mushroom ketchup was the most popular ketchup in 1864. In-line skates (later called “ROLLER BLADES”) were sold in 1863… Come join us for a fascinating trip into the real WAR BETWEEN the STATES! A moving two-hour live show all based on actual historical events.

Georgia Girl Guides – No Destination, Just Exploration: Georgia Girl Guides was formed in 2011 by two girls wanting to offer something new and exciting in the community. Hiking, caving, and camping have always been a pastime for these two particular girls, so the only sensible next step was to quit their day jobs and take on the task of making a living of what they enjoy. Their goal is not only to show people an adventure, but to educate the public about the world above and below their feet. Georgia Girl Guides invites you to explore the trails, passageways, and unknown on an adventure you will never forget!