3 days in Chattanooga & Birmingham & Tuscaloosa Itinerary

3 days in Chattanooga & Birmingham & Tuscaloosa Itinerary

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3 days in Chattanooga & Birmingham & Tuscaloosa Itinerary

Start: Knoxville
Drive:  2​h
1
Chattanooga
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Hoover
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Knoxville

1
day
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
On the 18th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Ruby Falls, then meet the residents at Tennessee Aquarium, and then sample the fine beverages at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chattanooga day trip website .

Knoxville to Chattanooga is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Chattanooga are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Hoover.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls

2
nights
Hoover

Hoover ©
Hoover is a city in Jefferson and Shelby counties in north central Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum, trek along Rotary Trail, then take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and finally examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hoover day trip app .

Getting from Chattanooga to Hoover by car takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Chattanooga to Hoover is minus 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 55°F. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hoover

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Birmingham
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

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