Top 10 places to visit in Chattanooga – Tennessee

By | January 26, 2017

Chattanooga - Tennessee

This city that is located on the Georgia border is an amazing destination regardless of the season. The city includes many museums you should check out, along with many other attractions. Here are some of the most important places to visit in this city.

 

Lookout Mountain

The most famous train in the state also includes an array of restaurants and shops spread along the way. This popular attraction exists in the city ever since 1880, and tourists will also be able to view the gardens and maybe spend their night at the hotel here.

 

Tennessee Valley Railroad

If you want to take a vintage train ride, visit the Valley Railroad. You will be able to experience the beauty of this place in an 1930 train, or maybe take advantage of the many packages put at your disposal.

 

The Tennessee Aquarium

The Aquarium gives you the chance to see all types of sea life including jellyfish, corals, but also the beautiful Boneless Beauties gallery.

 

The Hunter Museum of American Art

If you want to see local art, you should visit The Hunter Museum. The museum includes American art dating back to the 19th century, but also a section dedicated to dragons of all types. Here you will be able to see paintings, sculptures, as well as fabrics.

 

Battles for Chattanooga Electric Map

If you want to learn more about history in a fun way, check out this cool museum. Here tourists are enabled to see interactive exhibits related to the Civil War, and the mix of lights and colors make for a wonderful and unique experience.

 

The Bessie Smith Cultural Center

Learn more about African culture with a trip to the Bessie Smith Center. Thousands of African exhibits are displayed here, and you will get to learn about the history of the state in an easy manner.

 

Raccoon Mountain Caverns

These beautiful caverns attract many tourists all throughout the year, but the caverns also offers many sport opportunities. You can hike on the trails, but also search for some gemstones in hope you find some. In addition to this, guided tours of the caverns are also available.

 

The Chattanooga History Center

The Center has been moved to a new and modern location. Visit the center if you want to learn more about the heritage and roots of the city, including the Civil War era. Exhibits related to the science and industry of Chattanooga are displayed here.

 

Anna Safley Houston Museum

If you want to get a taste of how people used to live in the Victorian times, visit this beautiful mansion. The Anna Safley Houston Museum features an impressive architectural design you can take pictures of, as well as many glass collections you may enjoy seeing.

 

National Medal of Honor Museum of Military History

The museum pays tribute to soldiers who fell in the wars happening in the area. You will get to see exhibits from the Civil War, but also from the Spanish American war. The seasonal and interactive exhibits on display here are also something you should check out if you have the time.