Spring In Chattanooga

Picture of Chattanooga river and ferry boat
Spring is one of the most popular times of the year that people come to visit Chattanooga Tennessee. This river city is surrounded by beautiful mountains and during these spring months the dogwood trees and daffodils are in full bloom all throughout the area. All of our local attractions are back open and people are excited to get outside to begin exploring! Whether you are a local looking for something new to do or a traveler new to the area, this page will give you some good insight on some fun activities that you can do during the springtime in Chattanooga Tennessee.

Spring Weather In Chattanooga

Chattanooga starts to perk up temperature-wise come March, with highs jumping to the 60s and 70s and lows to the 40s. However, March typically sees heavier rainfall than other months, so pack rain boots. April and May's highs stay in the 70s and 80s, with lows jumping from the high 40s in April to the high 50s come May.

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Most Popular Things To Do

Chattanooga Market  |  Hiking - Shirley Miller Wildflower Trail  | Southern Belle Riverboat Cruise  |  Mountain Biking 

Chattanooga Market

Looking for live music, good food, local vendors, artisans and organic fruits and vegetables? The Chattanooga Market is the perfect place for you! The market is open every weekend from March until after the holidays in January. In the springtime, it's called the “River Market” and is always held outside in the sunshine by the Tennessee Aquarium. The Chattanooga market is held at the First Horizon Pavilion starting on Saturday, May 2nd. Visit their website to see all of the dates the Chattanooga Market is open! You won’t want to miss it!

Learn more about the Chattanooga Market here

Hiking - Shirley Miller Wildflower TrailChattanooga Wildflower trail

After the cold dreary winter months, one of the most popular outdoor activities to do is to go hiking! The waterfalls are flowing, the trees and flowers are blooming, and the temperatures are perfect. We have an extensive list of some of the best hiking trails in Chattanooga and many of them are family friendly. During the spring months, you won’t want to miss driving down to The Pocket in Georgia and walk the Shirley Miller Wildflower Trail. The virginia bluebells are blooming along with hundreds of other species of wildflowers and the trail ends at a beautiful waterfall! People come from ALL over to see this beautiful wildflower trail. 

Learn more about Chattanooga area hiking trails here

Southern Belle Riverboat Cruise

If you are looking for a way to sightsee with your family along the Tennessee River then the Southern Belle Riverboat Cruise is the tour for you! This historical boat offers lunch cruises, dinner cruises, sunset cruises, sightseeing cruises, holiday cruises and more! This is a great activity that you can do with your family for an affordable price while cruising down the TN River and enjoying picture-perfect views of Lookout Mountain and all the beautiful nature this great city has to offer!

Learn more about the Southern Belle Riverboat Cruise here

Chattanooga mountain bikingMountain Biking

For the extreme adventurists, mountain biking is a popular sport/hobby here in Chattanooga during the spring months. The weather is warming up to the 70s and there isn’t any humidity in the air which makes for the perfect weather to Mountain Bike in. We have a great list of Mountain Biking trails for all skill levels on our website! Go check it out!

Learn more about mountain biking in Chattanooga here


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