South Chattanooga Hotel near Prater's Mill and Tunnel Hill Heritage Center
Our Dalton hotel near Prater's Mill offers the closest accommodations to the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center, and is located just two miles from historic downtown Dalton. Our hotel is right off I-75, 35 miles from Lovell Field Airport in Chattanooga, TN (CHA) and just east of the Chattahoochee National Forest. This hotel is located in the "Carpet Capital of the World," where guests can tour certain carpet mills, visit local historic sites or shop at the nearby Tanger Outlets. Also be sure to enjoy exploring the sites and sounds of nearby Chattanooga, including the Creative Discovery Museum, TN Aquarium and IMAX® Theatre or Ruby Falls/Rock City.
Our hotel in south Chattanooga recommends the following attractions:
- Carpet Universe Mills (4.6 miles)
One of the few carpet mills in the "Carpet Capital of the World" that will give tours to groups small and large. Plus, you'll get some great prices on high-quality carpets.
+1 (800) 433-0074
- Chattahoochee National Forest (2 miles)
The Pinhoti Trail of the forest goes right by the hotel to the west. Visitors can enjoy hiking, rafting, kayaking and fishing in this national forest.
+1 (770) 297-3000/+1 (706) 695-6737
- Chickamauga National Military Park (28.6 miles)
Located not far from our hotel, the 5,200-acre Chickamauga Battlefield, scene of the last major Confederate victory of the Civil War, contains numerous monuments, historical tablets, wayside exhibits and trails.
+1 (706) 866-9241
- Chief Vann House Historic Site (12.3 miles)
This is the largest and most prosperous plantation in the Cherokee Nation built by James Vann, a Cherokee leader. Covering 1,000 acres, the Vann House survives as Georgia's best-preserved historic Cherokee Indian home. Visitors can see the house and its beautiful hand carvings, remarkable "floating" staircase, 12-foot mantle and fine antiques.
+1 (706) 695-2598
- Fort Mountain State Park (22.9 miles)
Situated in the Chattahoochee National Forest close to the Cohutta Wilderness area, this park offers a variety of outdoor activities. Hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders will find some of the most beautiful trails in northern Georgia here.
+1 (706) 422-1932
- Historic Downtown Dalton (2.8 miles)
An eclectic and impressive array of one-of-a-kind shops and dining cuisines, attractions from the Civil War era, and the region's leading professional businesses and financial institutions offer the perfect setting for those visiting downtown Dalton.
+1 (706) 278-3332
- Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement (23.9 miles)
This is a family-friendly amusement park near Chattanooga that offers wholesome fun for everyone. Thrill rides, family rides and kiddie coasters and concessions are offered.
+1 (706) 866-5681
- Prater's Mill (13.4 miles)
Built by Benjamin Franklin Prater in 1855, this water powered mill was originally fitted with the latest in grain cleaning, grinding and sifting machinery, all powered by the Coahulla Creek. The mill also serves as the start of the Cohutta-Chattahoochee scenic byway.
+1 (706) 694-6455
- Tunnel Hill Heritage Center (7.5 miles)
Built to connect the Port of Augusta to the Tennessee River Valley, the tunnel through the Chetoogeta Mountain was to be part of the first railroad across the Appalachian Mountains and open trade between the eastern coast region and the upper Midwest.
+1 (706) 876-1571
Take a Local Area Tours:
Creative Discovery Museum