If you would like to spend some time enjoying the beauty of fall, there is no better place to visit this time of year than Chattanooga. Known for its scenic views and lovely countryside, Chattanooga is peaceful retreat where you can relax and soak in the beauty of fall foliage. Each of these activities gives you a different way of enjoying the season that will help you create great memories and give you the opportunity to take some stunning photos.
Lookout Mountain Attractions
If you’re interested in visiting some of the area’s most popular natural landmarks during your time in Chattanooga, you must plan on getting tickets to the Lookout Mountain Attractions. This activity gives you access to Rock City, the Incline Railway, and Ruby Falls. Each place has its own charm no matter what time of year you visit, but in the fall, there are some particularly gorgeous views of each place with the leaves’ vibrant colors as a backdrop. Bring your camera and some extra film as each place offers you some photo opportunities you won’t want to miss!
Relax and take some creative photos from the river on the Blue Moon Fall Colors Cruise. This cruise is designed to really show off the changing of the leaves from the famous Tennessee River Gorge. A naturalist tour guide will be with you to provide you with information and stories about the things and places you pass during this cruise. A buffet meal is included, so there is no need to pack a lunch. Just bring yourself and your camera and plan for a lovely experience that will refresh and revitalize you.
Nantahala Rail and Trail
Excitement and adventure await you on the Nantahala Rail and Trail tour which will take you by jeep and railroad through the Great Smoky Mountains. The tour starts off at the train depot in Bryson City and gives you a scenic train ride past Fontana Lake, the Tennessee River Gorge, and other beautiful terrain. After your train experience, hop into the jeep to see waterfalls and beautiful lakes with the warm reds, deep yellows, and sunny oranges of the fall leaves surrounding them. You won’t be able to put your camera down as you explore nature with your guides!