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Chattanooga: Guided Walking Tour with Local Historian Author

Chattanooga: Guided Walking Tour with Local Historian Author

From US$ 22.98 per person

Take a fascinating guided walking tour as you follow the steps of a local author and historian. Learn about Chattanooga’s rich architectural and Civil War history as you sights like the Tennesse River Walk, Ross's Landing and the Medal of Honor Center.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Take a guided walking tour of Chattanooga with a local author and historian
  • See the Tennesse River Walk, Ross's Landing, Tivoli Theater, and more
  • Uncover the city's birthplace and discover its history intertwined with the Cherokee Nation
  • Get the inside scoop on your guide's action-adventure novel set in Chattanooga
Full description

Get under the skin of this scenic city with a local expert. Tour the city on foot as you see all the key sights, and learn about the city's complex history.

Start your day by meeting your local guide, JD Harper, in the heart of downtown. The historian will tell you about the day's itinerary and what to expect. Get ready to learn about the deep history of Chattanooga, the role it played in the civil war, its architecture, and its famous landscapes. Meander by the Tennessee River Walk, and listen as your guide shares fascinating details about what has been called America’s Scenic City. Encounter sights like Ross’s Landing, the Historic Read House Hotel, the Tivoli Theatre, AT&T Field, and more. See the Tennessee Aquarium and walk around the Aquarium Plaza, designed to show the history and landscape of Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley. See the city's birthplace and discover its intertwined history with the Cherokee Nation. Stop by the brand-new National Medal of Honor Heritage Center, where you can see over 6,000 objects that help tell the story of the Medal of Honor recipients and fellow veterans from the Civil War. Complete your tour with the local author telling you about her fascinating book, Glit. She will tell you all about her inspirations for the action-adventure novel set in and around Chattanooga.

  • Walking tour of Chattanooga with local expert author historian
  • All fees and taxes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are optional for this activity

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Meeting point

You will meet your guide in front of the Chattanooga Visitors Center.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This experience requires good weather
  • If the tour is canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
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