Chattanooga listed amongst high journey locations on the planet for 2023 by Forbes journal

Chattanooga has been named among the best locations to journey on the planet in 2023 by Forbes journal.

The monetary journal, which reaches greater than 140 million individuals worldwide, chosen Chattanooga among the many 50 finest locations to go to across the globe.

Barbara King, a Forbes Advisor contributor, mentioned “Chattanooga effortlessly blends out of doors actions, artwork, historical past and a vibrant restaurant scene” to make it Tennessee’s high journey vacation spot.

“Nashville might have nation music and Memphis is dwelling to Elvis, however Chattanooga exudes a pure magnificence that makes it a Tennessee gem,” King mentioned.

Forbes highlights the Incline Railway up Lookout Mountain, Civil Warfare websites, the 16.1-mile Riverwalk and the large up to date sculptures in Montague Park.

Chattanooga, which payments itself because the Scenic Metropolis, was the one Tennessee metropolis on the Forbes listing and one among solely 11 U.S. locations advisable by Forbes in its listing of one of the best locations to go to this yr.

Forbes mentioned the listing was ready to “assist encourage your journey listing but additionally to help you in narrowing down the choices.”

The locations vary from fast weekend getaway choices, to trekking out to among the most distant components of the Earth.

Within the South, Athens, Georgia, was additionally on the Forbes listing as a university city with a bunch of family-friendly sights; the Okefenokee Nationwide Wildlife Refuge in Southeast Georgia was touted for its “pristine magnificence and solitude within the wetlands,” and Marathon, Florida, was highlighted for its world-class fishing and water sports activities adventures.

Throughout the globe, the Forbes listing consists of such worldwide locations as Botswana, the Canary Islands, Spain and Izmir, Turkey.

The Forbes recognition of Chattanooga this yr comes as two community tv reveals are additionally highlighting Chattanooga as a journey vacation spot. The Discovery Channel aired a 30-minute section Saturday on “RV There But?” that includes Kevin and Patrice McCabe tenting at Harrison Bay State Park. This spring, PBS plans to air “Samantha Brown’s Locations to Love” about Chattanooga.

Contact Dave Flessner at or 423-757-6340.


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