Nestled between the Appalachian Mountains and the Tennessee River, Chattanooga has so much to offer. The rich history spans back to it’s founding in 1815, only earning the name Chattanooga, the Creek Indian word for Lookout Mountain, in 1837. With outdoor adventures an entrepreneurial spirit the city has something for everyone. A focus on art, one of a kind attractions, and a unique local culture, this riverfront town has won critical acclaim over the years. It was named of the New York Times “Top 45 Places to Go” in the World, one of only four US cities featured, and won Outdoor Magazine’s Best Place to Live two years in a row.
As the 4th largest city in Tennessee, Chattanooga isn’t a small town, but it provides the intimate, homey, feel the south is known for along with the opportunities that come with city life. The gorgeous natural formations, quirky attractions, and friendly people come together to build a safe, positive, and educated area. If you're looking for a day out consider Lookout Mountain's Rock City or Ruby Falls. If you're worried about school systems, Signal Mountain's New High School is looking at incredible success. There are citywide bike rentals, the aquariums, the Chattanooga Zoo. This city has something for everyone, from scholars to athletes.