The Tennessee Valley Railroad|
is a moving museum - offering an interactive, historical experience that will add an extra dimension to your visit to Chattanooga’s great attractions. Here you will find the only regularly scheduled, full-sized train ride in Tennessee. So much more than just entertainment!
The Creative Discovery Museum
is one of the top children's museums in the country. Our mission is to inspire all children to explore, innovate, create and play. In 2002, the Museum was rated the 13th best children’s museum in the nation by Child Magazine.
Located over 1120 feet beneath the surface, Ruby Falls is the nation’s largest and deepest waterfall open to the public. Hundreds of gallons of water rush over by the minute and amaze visitors. This remarkable beauty located deep inside Lookout Mountain has been a shared memory for generations of travelers to and through the Chattanooga area. There were many reports of explorers traveling deep into this cave, as far as 12 miles without reaching the end.
Enjoy a remarkable journey with 10,000 animals. The Tennessee Aquarium is home to a richly diverse living collection of the world’s most fascinating animals. Inside the River Journey building, visitors are delighted by feisty river otters, colorful frogs, amazing turtles and freshwater fish species such as beautiful trout, giant catfish and prehistoric-looking sturgeon.
The Chattanooga Zoo
The mission of the Chattanooga Zoo is to engage and inspire our community to better understand and preserve wildlife by creating meaningful connections between people and animals. With our intimate, innovative exhibits, wide-ranging educational offerings and commitment to conservation, our vision is to be a top destination for residents and visitors alike and the pride of our community.
Southern Belle Riverboat
The Southern Belle, located at Pier 2 in downtown Chattanooga, TN offers a unique touring adventure of on the Tennessee River. Daily dining cruises offer breath-taking views of the Tennessee Valley. This floating restaurant offers true southern hospitality, music, drinks, and fine food for any vacation, family get-together or romantic night out.
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