Enjoy Chattanooga’s Views & Food
This city is the perfect place for a great view paired with a delicious brew
From Lookout Mountain to its famous whiskey, Chattanooga is one of the best tourist cities in America. There are so many places to go and we’ve found the perfect places to visit while in this part of Tennessee.
Chattanooga Views and Attractions
Lookout Mountain is not only an amazing way to enjoy the great outdoors but also have a great time. The mountain houses some of the best attractions the city has to offer. During your visit, you’ll be over 2,000 feet above sea level, giving you the best view of Chattanooga, and there’s access to plenty of attractions to explore. Ruby Falls is one of Lookout Mountain’s attractions and Chattanooga’s best-hidden gems. It’s the tallest underground waterfall in America and is located inside the deepest commercial cave, and a pretty cool cave too, literally, it’s always 59 degrees inside the falls. There are guided tours where you will get a chance see the 145-ft underground waterfall, LED Light show, and unique rock formations. After seeing the beauty of the inside, the outside offers an astounding panoramic view from Lookout Mountain Tower.
Address: 1720 S Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409
Take a ride on a 100-year-old locomotive with Incline Railway. You can view the natural beauty of Lookout Mountain while on a breathtaking tour of its mountains and valleys. Taking a ride allows you to see “America’s Most Amazing Mile.” You'll visit attractions, learn about Civil War interest points, and Chattanooga’s history. Once you reach the bottom of the station you can shop, eat, and enjoy the indoor climbing wall, ice cream, clothing, and more.
Address: 3917 St. Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409
Step into the city’s spooky past with Chattanooga Ghost Tours, one of the city’s most visited attractions and one of the top 10 ghost tours in the country. Be prepared because it will surely scare you out of your socks. It’s your choice whether you want to take the daytime or the nighttime tour. The nighttime is the best seller but there is still fun to be had during the daytime tours. Each tour guide has their own personality and style, no matter who you’re with you’ll learn the history of the city and who haunts it. Although there are no guarantees, many visitors have raved about ghost sightings while on the tour with the paranormal investigators as they use the latest investigation equipment.
Address: 57 E 5th St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Tacos and Tours with a Twist
Taco Mamacita is a Tennessee spin on Tex-Mex that serves made from scratch, fresh food, that will have you planning your next visit before your check hits the table. Their taco menu has a variety of delicious including some of your favorite sandwiches in taco form. You’ll love the Sloppy Jose Taco, the California Club, or Shrimp Po’Boy BLT, and those are just a few options. Can you really have tacos without margaritas? Their margaritas are fan favorites, whether you like yours frozen or on the rocks, try out the Black Cadillac made with Chattanooga Whiskey Cask, Grand Marnier, and house-made sweet and sour mix.
Address: 109 N Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37405
Maple Street Biscuit Company is everything you love about biscuits but with a savory twist. There’s more to the menu than pairing a flaky, buttermilk biscuit with jam or gravy; this place adds a modern twist to a classic. Their menu includes The Five, which is a fried chicken breast with pecan wood smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, and topped with sausage gravy, so leave your healthy thoughts at home. If you’re not into biscuits, they also offer a delicious chickens and waffles dish called the "Bam! YoYo."
Address: 407 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Tennessee is known for its astonishingly smooth whiskey Chattanooga Whiskey is a tasting room and distillery you can tour. Sample how they produce their award-winning, history-changing whiskey. Experience the first distillery in downtown Chattanooga in 100 years and see firsthand where the magic happens. Taste whiskey straight from their barrels and learn about the history of the distillery.
Address: 1439 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402