Overview Chattanooga

Visiting Chattanooga

Chattanooga: it’s just fun to say, isn’t it? Well, it’s fun to visit, too. Ride the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway—who doesn’t love a funicular?—then head to the excellent Tennessee Aquarium. You’ll also find the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum in Chattanooga—it is the birthplace of the tow truck, after all!

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Chattanooga. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Chattanooga flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo. ... Read More
Chattanooga: it’s just fun to say, isn’t it? Well, it’s fun to visit, too. Ride the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway—who doesn’t love a funicular?—then head to the excellent Tennessee Aquarium. You’ll also find the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum in Chattanooga—it is the birthplace of the tow truck, after all!

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Chattanooga. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Chattanooga flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Chattanooga

Battle of Franklin

Written by Whirlwind on 04 Oct, 2000

FALLEN CARTRIDGES--FALLEN MEN A new speaker in a long, grayish-brown overcoat stepped forward. "It was nothing but pure murder what J. B. Hood did to these men buried here," he said. "They had no chance and he knew it." "Over there," he continued, "We have some of…Read More


The Battle of Franklin

Written by Whirlwind on 04 Oct, 2000

THE POSTAGE STAMP FLAG It was the centennial celebration of the War Between the States. Books and articles on the conflict came into vogue. The US Postal Service issued commemorative stamps depicting the various battles. John Ford directed his only Civil War movie…Read More


Major Attractions

Written by mandm67 on 02 Jul, 2003

Even though I live within two hours of Chattanooga, I had never been there. I enjoyed Look Out Mountain, Ruby Falls, and the Incline Railway. I was not impressed with the IMAX threatre, Children's Discovery Museum, or the Aquarium. I took my six- and…Read More


The Jewel of Lookout Mountain

Written by Whirlwind on 29 Jun, 2001

A 145 foot waterfall flowing 1100 feet under the heights of Lookout Mountain, the long elevator ride down and quarter mile walk throught the depths of Lookout Mountain to Ruby Falls is well worth the time and effort. Look forward to beautiful calcite formations…Read More


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