By Plane -- Major airlines serve the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (tel. 423/855-2200; www.chattairport.com) from Atlanta, Cincinnati, Memphis, and Charlotte. To reach the city center, take Hwy. 153 south to I-75, and then go west on I-24. Exits 1A, 1B, and 1C all get you downtown.
By Car -- Major routes into Chattanooga are I-75 from the north (Knoxville) and south (Atlanta), I-24 from the northwest (Nashville), and I-59 from the southwest (Birmingham, Alabama).
Start your visit at the Chattanooga Visitors Center, 2 Broad St. (tel. 800/322-3344 or 423/756-8687; www.chattanoogafun.com), open daily from 8:30am to 5:30pm, where you can pick up some helpful brochures and maps. Here you can buy discount ticket packages, which get you into several of Chattanooga's most popular attractions. A free electric shuttle from the visitor center makes touring downtown attractions a snap.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.