4 days in Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain & Cookeville Itinerary

4 days in Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain & Cookeville Itinerary

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Start: Chicago
Fly:  4 h
1
Chattanooga
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
2
Lookout Mountain
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Cookeville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Chicago

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stop by Moon Pie General Store, see the interesting displays at Coker Museum, and then sample the fine beverages at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Tennessee Aquarium, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Ruby Falls.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Chattanooga road trip planning tool.

Chicago to Chattanooga is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Chattanooga. When traveling from Chicago in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Chattanooga: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lookout Mountain.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls
Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery ©

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Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain is a town in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the history at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lula Lake & Land Trust.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lookout Mountain attractions planning site.

Lookout Mountain is very close to Chattanooga. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cookeville.

Things to do in Lookout Mountain

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lula Lake & Land Trust
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Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields ©
Lula Lake & Land Trust ©
Lula Lake & Land Trust

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Cookeville

Cookeville ©
Cookeville is a city in Putnam County, Tennessee, United States. To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cookeville holiday planning website.

You can drive from Lookout Mountain to Cookeville in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lookout Mountain to Cookeville is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Cookeville when traveling from Lookout Mountain in July, with lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cookeville

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

DelMonaco Winery & Vineyards, Burgess Falls State Park
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Burgess Falls State Park ©
Burgess Falls State Park
DelMonaco Winery & Vineyards ©
DelMonaco Winery & Vineyards
Tennessee Legend Distillery ©
Tennessee Legend Distillery

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