Chattanooga has come a long way since Coca-Cola opened its first bottling plant in town over 100 years ago. After receiving national recognition for the revitalization of its downtown district and the restoration of its riverfront, Chattanooga has become one of the South’s top travel destinations. Tucked between the mountains of and sitting along the beautiful Tennessee River, this scenic city is considered one of the most progressive and livable mid-size cities in the United States.
Driving in Chattanooga is relatively easy, with major highways like I-75 and I-24 intersecting it; however, downtown Chattanooga is best explored on foot or bike. The downtown area offers many free ways to get around the city. The electric shuttle, run by the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority, covers all of downtown and the North shore. Chattanooga also has one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world, which spans the Tennessee River and connects the North and South shores. In addition, the city now offers a bike sharing program with over 300 bikes at 30 locations throughout the city. Once downtown,