- The list below includes 44 free or cheap things to do in or near Chattanooga, Tennessee, including 58 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Parks and Bridges.
- From Walnut Street Bridge to Lookout Mountain, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Chattanooga and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hixson, Lookout Mountain, Cleveland and Harrison.
BigCityHunt 600 Market Street, Chattanooga, TN MoreLess Info
Participants gear up and launch the Big City Hunt app to start their own adventure, racing against the clock at a time of their choosing
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116 Signal Point Road, Signal Mountain, TN 37377 MoreLess Info
Within the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is the section known as Signal Point. It sits on top of Signal Mountain overlooking the Tennessee River and was used by Union soldiers to communicate with other forces that were far away.
Featuring full stadium seating in all auditoriums, Carmike Northgate 14 is a local movie theater showing visitors the latest film releases. Other theater amenities include matinee specials and closed captioning in every theater.
78% 18 votes
5801 Champion Road, Harrison, TN 37341 MoreLess Info
Located along the shores of Chickamauga Lake, the Booker T. Washington State Park is spread over 353 acres. Most people visit for the scenery provided by the area, and they can also follow a mountain biking trail, swim in an outdoor pool, and picnick.
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off State Hwy 27, Marion County, Hixson, TN MoreLess Info
The Prentice Cooper State Forest section of the Cumberland Trail is a 13.7 mile point-to-point trail. Rated as moderate, the trail is often used for hiking, mountain biking and off-road driving.
The conservation and preservation of the Rock Creek watershed is the focus of the Lula Lake & Land Trust. The natural and historic landscapes in the region are protected through the restrictions of only low impact recreation and education of the public.
Located next to an airstrip, the interactive Hixon Museum of Flight displays historical aircraft. Occasionally they host flight events and private flights offering visitors a unique perspective from the cockpit of the planes themselves.
Middle Valley Recreation Park serves as the playing area for the connected youth association, hosting the baseball, football, and soccer games for the organization. Visitors can register to participate in the association's leagues.