Fall is finally here, and we are excited about all of the possibilities the autumn season brings to Chattanooga. Though there’s plenty to love about the Scenic City throughout the entire year, there’s no doubt that fall is special. Hailed has one of the country’s best destinations for outdoor recreation, we can’t think of a better time to visit Chattanooga than the month of October. Take part in a variety of recreational activities, from hiking, biking, and rock climbing, to boating, caving, and whitewater rafting, all while enjoying the spectacular fall colors that paint the hills this time of year. Book your stay at our Chattanooga Bed and Breakfast, and experience a little magic in Tennessee this fall.
Find the Fall Colors
Though there is no exact science to predicting the peak of Chattanooga’s fall foliage, there are definitely hints of Chattanooga’s fall color show in the making. Prime fall foliage season usually ranges from mid October to early November, so there is still plenty of time to plan your trip to Chattanooga. Soon, the vibrant crimsons, fiery oranges, and bright pops of yellow will dominate the landscapes in and around Chattanooga. Whether you choose to experience the vibrant fall colors in Chattanooga by bike, boat, train, foot, or car, you can’t go wrong. Here are our favorite ways to see Chattanooga’s spectacular fall colors this fall:
- Bike or walk along the 13 mile Riverwalk, which travels along the Tennessee River and through the scenic Bluff View Arts District
- Hop on a mountain bike and explore the trails at Stringers Ridge Park
- Walk through Rock City Gardens, then take in the incredible view from Sunset Rock on Lookout Mountain
- Take a cruise of the Tennessee River Gorge aboard the Southern Belle Riverboat
- Explore Chattanooga’s countryside by train with the Tennessee Valley Railroad
- Hike up to Signal Point, and enjoy the views of the stunning Tennessee River Gorge from above
- Spend a day and take a scenic drive into the Great Smoky Mountains
- Enjoy the views from Snooper’s Rock in the Prentice Cooper State Forest
- Enjoy a scenic drive along the Pie-in-the-sky trail, one of the best ways to see the the peaks and valleys of beautiful Southeast Tennessee.
- Enjoy the magic of fall in Tennessee from Chanticleer Inn’s own lush gardens
It doesn’t matter where you go to see the fall colors in Chattanooga. The kaleidoscope of color provided by the oaks, maples, poplars and other hardwood trees transforms the landscapes into something magical. Book a room at our Tennessee Bed and Breakfast, and come see firsthand why Chattanooga is hailed as one of the best places to see Tennessee’s fall colors.