Review Our List of Popular Things to do in Chattanooga
Walk to many of the top things to do in Chattanooga from our ideal hotel setting in the heart of the bustling downtown district. Take in panoramic views of the Appalachian Mountains as you enjoy the many outdoor activities available just moments from The Westin Chattanooga. World-class hiking, mountain biking and rock climbing opportunities are just minutes away. Taking a scenic stroll on the 13-mile Riverwalk along the beautiful Tennessee River is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon.
Discover the waterfront district just a short drive away where, among other exciting attractions, you'll find the Tennessee Aquarium. Escape for an afternoon to the IMAX Theater. Take the whole family to the Children’s Discovery Museum or the Chattanooga Ducks Tour. Go all-out for mountaintop fun with a short drive to Incline Railway, Rock City and Ruby Falls in nearby Lookout Mountain.
On your itinerary this weekend, don't forget to include stops at Tivoli Theatre, Hunter Museum and the Bluff View Art District. Visit the Main Street Arts District whenever you feel like having an upscale dining and art gallery lifestyle experience. There is something for everyone to enjoy in beautiful Chattanooga, TN.
Arts & Culture
709 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Take in breathtaking, heart-palpitating performances of the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera Association at the legendary Tivoli Theatre in downtown Chattanooga. The theatre also hosts an array of well-known touring companies and musical acts every year.
Main Street Art District
Treat yourself to upscale restaurants in our newly developed Main Street Arts District here in Chattanooga. Browse through eclectic shops and art galleries as you explore the many things to do downtown.
Bluff View Art District
411 E 2nd St, Chattanooga, TN 37403
Stop by The Bluff View Art District historic neighborhood during your stay at The Westin Chattanooga. Enjoy a wide selection of fine arts and crafts from local artists and renowned global artists. Watch as local artisans bake bread or make chocolates. Savor Italian and European cuisine in the local restaurants.
Hunter Museum of American Art
10 Bluff View Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37403
Built on a ninety-foot limestone bluff overlooking the Tennessee River, the Hunter Museum of American Art features 100 years of architecture and houses one of the finest collections of American art in the Southeast. The museum highlights American art from the colonial period to the present day, and covers a wide variety of media including painting, sculpture, contemporary studio glass, and crafts.
1 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
As the number one attraction and one of the most popular things to do in Chattanooga, the Tennessee Aquarium offers visitors 10,000 animals to view in two separate buildings. From sharks to otters, butterflies to penguins, children and adults alike watch in amazement as nature unfolds before their eyes in this well-loved attraction.
Creative Discovery Museum
321 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Take the children to visit Creative Discovery Museum. Let them dig for dinosaur bones in Excavation Station, and much more. Ranked as one of the top children's museums in the United States, the Creative Discovery Museum is located just steps from the Tennessee Aquarium, the Riverfront and our hotel in downtown Chattanooga, TN.
Community & Local Attractions
Situated more than 2,000 feet in the air, the summit of Lookout Mountain boasts unique rock formations, caves and a famous underground waterfall. Ride the world's steepest passenger railway during your visit. Lookout Mountain, GA, is just a short drive from our Chattanooga hotel.
1400 Patten Rd, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750
View seven states from one location at Rock City in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, just a short drive from Chattanooga, TN. Explore beautiful gardens with more than 400 plant species represented. Dine in the restaurant and take a stroll on the 'Enchanted Trail'. Visit Fairyland Caverns and enjoy the year-round festivals.
1720 Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409
Named as one of the Ten Most Incredible Cave Waterfalls on Earth, this thundering, 145-foot waterfall deep within Lookout Mountain promises to thrill adventure seekers and homebodies alike. For more than 80 years, the unique formations and the natural beauty of the sparkling waterfall have dazzled visitors. Enjoy a guided tour along a paved, level pathway then relax on the mountainside deck with a snack overlooking a panoramic view of Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley.
Lookout Mountain Incline Railway
3917 St Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409
Known as the world’s steepest passenger railway, the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway has been delighting guests for more than a century. Experience the thrill of riding “America’s Most Amazing Mile” then visit the machine room where the giant gears are put into motion.
850 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
This recently renovated central city park offers an aesthetic leisure area and a beautiful, versatile event space in the heart of Downtown Chattanooga.
1110 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Twice featured in Southern Living Magazine as both Best New Shopping Street and Where to Shop Now, Warehouse Row is a collection of buildings built in the early 1900s that have been authentically restored and revitalized. The 330,000-sq.ft. development features distinctive home furnishings, artisanal goods, clothing boutiques, restaurants, and more.
Arenas & Stadiums
W. Max Finley Stadium
1826 Carter St, Chattanooga, TN 37408
The home stadium for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team and Chattanooga FC, W. Max Finley Stadium is conveniently located downtown as Chattanooga’s largest venue.
720 E 4th St, Chattanooga, TN 37403
The primary basketball venue for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, McKenzie Arena is also used for concerts, the circus, monster truck shows, and many other events.