Come see our attractions that are only 40 minutes away. Chattanooga, TN has a wide variety of attractions and things to do. Over the past several years many parts of our city and surrounding areas have become a destination for tourists in the southeast. Chattanooga's Downtown is full of fun activities for the family such as the Tennessee Aquarium. The surrounding areas such as lookout mountain provides more natural attractions such as quiet nature walks with an unforgettable view. Whether you're on vacation or merely passing through, below you'll find a list of notable Chattanooga attractions as well as a number of Lookout Mountain attractions.

Dunlap Area Attraction

Fall Creek Falls

A paradise of more than 20,000 acres sprawled across the eastern top of the rugged Cumberland Plateau, Fall Creek Falls State Park is one of the most scenic and spectacular outdoor recreation areas in America and only 30 minutes away.

Chattanooga Area Attractions

Battles For Chattanooga

A top Lookout Mountain at the entrance to Point Park, The Battles for Chattanooga Electric Map & Museum is a popular starting point for people touring Civil War battle sites in the area.

The Tennessee Aquarium

The Tennessee Aquarium offers views of animals from the mountains to the sea, and takes visitors through three forests and puts them eye to eye with sharks, otters and alligators.

The Tennessee Aquarium IMAX Theater

The Tennessee Aquarium's six-story-high IMAX Theater combines huge 3D images with six-channel digital sound.

The Creative Discovery Museum

Chattanooga's Creative Discovery Museum is a place where interactive, hands-on activities provide learning fun for children ages two to twelve.

The Hunter Museum of American Art

The Hunter Museum of American Art offers an exceptional array of American art recognized as one of the country's finest collections.

The Chattanooga Choo Choo

Made famous by the Glenn Miller Orchestra song "Chattanooga Choo Choo," this 24-acre vacation and convention complex is located in the heart of Chattanooga.

Chickanagua & Chattanooga Battlefield

The Chickanagua & Chattanooga Battlefield is the first and largest of the U.S. National Military Parks.

The Lookouts

The Chattanooga Lookouts is a minor league team for the Cincinnati Reds.

Raccoon Mountain Caverns

Praised as one of the top ten caves in the U.S., Raccoon Mountain Caverns is located just outside of Chattanooga in Lookout Valley.

The Chattanooga Zoo at Warner Park

The Chattanooga Zoo occupies 6 acres in Warner Park just 2 miles from downtown Chattanooga. It features animals from all over the world including Latin America, North America, Africa and Asia.

Cumberland Caverns

Cumberland Caverns is Tennessee's largest show cave, featuring waterfalls, pools, formations and a 3/4 ton chandelier.

The Chattanooga Market

The Chattanooga Market is a seasonal, weekly open air market in downtown Chattanooga.


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Southern Belle

The climate-controlled Southern Belle Riverboat offers dinner cruises, daily lunch cruises and daytime sightseeing cruises.

Southern Belle

Located 40 minutes away from Dunlap and Located within minutes of downtown Chattanooga, an easy drive from anywhere in southeast Tennseess.

Lookout Mountain Area Attractions

Rock City

Located atop Lookout Mountain, just 6 miles from downtown Chattanooga, Rock City features massive rock formations, gardens with over 400 native plant species and panoramic views that allow visitors to "See 7 States."


Rock City

Grandview, atop Lookout Mountain, is the perfect place to help you think outside the box. Reach your peak productivity 1700 feet above sea level. You'll find warm spaces for intimate gatherings, boardroom business, and breakout discussions. Have round table discussions where the valley views provide the backdrop to exhilarate the mind. Grandview will raise expectations for future meetings.

Chattanooga's Incline Railway

"America's Most Amazing Mile" has delighted guests for more than a century. As the trolley-style railcars climb Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga's surrounding mountains and valleys come alive. The 72.7% grade near the top makes the Incline the steepest passenger railway in the world.

Ruby Falls

A Lookout Mountain cave once used as a campsite by American Indians, a hideout for outlaws, and a hospital during the Civil War, Ruby Falls has been visited by millions of people including Andrew Jackson and Babe Ruth. Featuring a tour of the natural cave and an underground waterfall, Ruby Falls has proven to be a popular Lookout Mountain attraction since 1929.

The Cravens House

The Cravens House, part of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park, is located at the north end of Lookout Mountain. During the battle of Chattanooga, both the Union and Confederate armies used the home as an observation post and headquarters.

Point Park

Point Park was built in 1905 to commemorate the "Battle Above the Clouds" during the Civil War, and has numerous monuments to the soldiers who died in the area. The building was the inspiration for the insignia of the Army Corps of Engineers, who built the park.

Horseback Riding in Chattanooga

Enjoy horseback riding in Chattanooga by using the handy guide posted at this site.

Lookout Mountain Real Estate

Lookout Mountain Real Estate, LLC offers homes, cottages, lots, and acreage on lakes, bluffs and in gated communities in Northwest Georgia on Lookout Mountain and in Mountain Cove (formed by Lookout and Pigeon Mountains).

Coke Oven Park

The Historic Dunlap Coke Ovens Park is a 62 acre park located in the heart of Sequatchie Country, Tennessee. Come explore the remains of 268 beehive coke ovens used in the early 1900′s to convert mountain coal into industrial coke, a product used to smelt iron ore. This wooded park, found at the base of the Cumberland Plateau in the beautiful Sequatchie Valley, is open daily for self guided tours.


  • 1.Dunlap Restaurant - Walking distance
  • 2.Hardee's - 0.4 Miles
  • 3.El Metate - 0.5 Miles
  • 4.Wendy's - 0.6 Miles
  • 5.New China Buffet - 2.0 Miles
  • 6.Sonic Drive-In - 2.0 Miles
  • 7.Taipei 101 - 2.0 Miles
  • 8.Little Caesars Pizza - 2.1 Miles
  • 9.Subway - 2.1 Miles
  • 10.Taco Bell - 2.2 Miles
  • 11.Pizza King & Italian Restaurant - 2.5 Miles
  • 12.Andy's Pizza & Steak House - 2.6 Miles
  • 13.Cookie Jar Cafe - 2.6 Miles
  • 14.Sequatchie Valley BBQ - 2.9 Miles
  • 15.Dominos Pizza - 2 Miles