Look Out for Top Tennessee Attractions in Chattanooga
Home to underground waterfalls, sweeping mountain views and dramatic rivers, Chattanooga is known as the Scenic City. The Country Inn & Suites, Chattanooga North at Highway 153 makes an ideal home base for exploring the area’s top attractions. Located a few miles from downtown Chattanooga, our hotel puts you near the Tennessee Aquarium, home to more than 12,000 birds, fish, reptiles and mammals as well as a butterfly garden and IMAX®
theater. Step onto the Southern Belle steamboat for a tour of the Tennessee River, or ride the rapids on the Ocoee River. Family outing options include Chattanooga Lookout baseball games and the Ruby Falls caverns.
Chattanooga’s best attractions include:
- Chattanooga Lookouts (7.8 miles)
Grab a snack and a beer before stretching back and seeing the Chattanooga Lookouts round the bases. This team is a AA affiliate of the Minnesota Twins.
Phone: +1 (423) 267-2208
- Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park (19.7 miles)
Preserved as a tribute to the Union and Confederate forces who fought here in 1863 for control of Chattanooga, this park offers guided tours.
Phone: +1 (706) 866-9241
- Creative Discovery Museum (7.9 miles)
Your family can join more than 209,000 visitors this year to experience science, art, dinosaurs and “The Amazing Castle.”
Phone: +1 (423) 756-2738
- Lake Winnepesaukah (17 miles)
Thrill rides, family rides and kiddie rides are designed to ensure a fun time for the whole family at “Lake Winnie.” The water rides come highly recommended.
Phone: +1 (706) 866-5681
- Ocoee River (43.3 miles)
Enjoy adrenaline-laced adventures? You’ll love whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River, one of the nation’s best rivers for natural rapids. You can rock climb, paintball or rappel while there, too.
Phone: +1 (800) 627-7636
- Ruby Falls (13 miles)
Explore the underworld on a guided tour through the cave to the 145-foot underground waterfall. Prefer treetops to subterranean passages? Take the ZIPstream adventure.
Phone: +1 (423) 821-2544
- Southern Belle (6 miles)
Cruise down the beautiful Tennessee River aboard this 450-seat tour boat. You can enjoy meals, entertainment and a narrated history of the river.
Phone: +1 (423) 266-4488
- Tennessee Aquarium (7.8 miles)
Visitors can experience wildlife through exhibits in the River Journey building and the Ocean Journey building. The on-site IMAX® 3D Theater is a special treat.
Phone: +1 (800) 262-0695
Directions to the Country Inn & Suites:
- From I-75, take Exit 4 onto Hwy 153 N. Continue seven miles to Hamill Rd and take a left. Take the first left and proceed to the hotel.
- From I-24, proceed to I-75 N and follow the directions above.
- From Hwy 27, take Hwy 153 S. Continue eight miles to Hamill Rd and take a right. Take the first left and proceed to the hotel.