Chattanooga's Southern Belle Riverboat

For water lovers, check out Chattanooga's Southern Belle Riverboat.
Whether one of their fabulous dinner cruises, their daily lunch cruise or daytime sightseeing cruise, you'll love the scenic Tennessee River in the climate controlled Southern Belle!

Creative Discovery Museum

Creative Discovery Museum can't be beat if you have kids.
There are thousands of things to do and see for kids of all ages. There's always something new to see and do at Creative Discovery Museum.
We believe that kids learn best when they're having fun.
Located in downtown Chattanooga.

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Area Activities

Lake Winnie

If amusement parks strike your fancy, experience Lake Winnepesaukah (Lake Winnie to locals).
Chattanooga's only amusement park, Lake Winnie has yesterday's charm with today's rides and activities. No matter how young or old you might be, you'll have fun at Lake Winnie.

Hunter Museum

or Chattanooga culture, try the Hunter Museum.
Perched on an 80-foot bluff on the edge of the Tennessee River, the Hunter Museum of American Art offers stunning views of the river and the surrounding mountains. This panorama is equaled only by the exceptional collection of American art inside recognized as one of the country's finest.
Located in the Art District of Chattanooga.

White Water Rafting 

Are you ready for an unforgettable adventure? Well, we hope so! welcome to Ocoee Country and our famous whitewater rafting. Get up close and personal with Diamond Splitter, Hell Hole, Broken Nose and More! See why we say "Shoot the Rapids". Ocoee whitewater rafting is world class and recognized for hosting the 1996 Olympics whitewater rafting competition. For more info go to

Chattanooga Choo Choo

Chattanooga Choo Choo is one of the South's most renowned and unique landmarks.
This 24-acre vacation and convention complex is located in the heart of Chattanooga and has something for everyone. The Choo Choo combines history and fun in a delightful
blend that appeals to visitors of all ages. They even have train cars you can sleep in.
It's a train, a song, a hotel, and a true southern icon.

Ruby Falls

First up is Ruby Falls. A giant waterfall that lies 260 feet inside Lookout Mountain.
You must take an elevator ride down deep into this Chattanooga mountain to experience spectacular formations that are millions of years old. Ruby Falls' 190 foot waterfall is truly a marvel.
It is the world's tallest underground waterfall and you can experience it right here in Chattanooga.
There are things to do for every age at Ruby Falls, but the kids will especially love the Fun Forest or panning for gold.
Located on Lookout mountain in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Ruby Falls is only 10 minutes from downtown Chattanooga.

Rock City

Your next stop in Chattanooga is Rock City. A true marvel of nature featuring massive ancient rock formations, gardens with over 400 native plant species, and breathtaking "See 7 States" panoramic views.
Take an unforgettable journey along the Enchanted Trail where each step reveals natural beauty and wonders along the woodland path. Experience fairytale magic at Fairyland Caverns and Mother Goose Village.
Gift shops and restaurant on site. Splendid year-round! Each season there's a new reason to visit!
Located atop Lookout Mountain, just 6 miles from downtown Chattanooga.

Tennessee Aquarium

Tennessee Aquarium is second. The Chattanooga skyline features six magnificent peaks that top the Tennessee Aquarium's River Journey and Ocean Journey buildings.
River Journey is the original Aquarium building and features stunning freshwater creatures and habitats from around the world. Visitors can explore two living forests under glass and get face to face with giant catfish, prehistoric sturgeon and American alligators.
The Tennessee Aquarium is located in downtown Chattanooga on the bank of the Tennessee River.