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Chattanooga Sidewalk Tours

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Address: Chattanooga, TN 37401-0686
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+1 423-228-0448

Give us about a mile and 90 minutes, and our experienced and entertaining...

Give us about a mile and 90 minutes, and our experienced and entertaining guides will take you through 175 years of history, personalities, and entertainment. You’ll have your choice of Dynamo of Dixie Downtown tour where you will walk among cherished landmarks and impressive architecture or Bluff and Bridges tour where you will stroll among beautiful sculptures and historic sites…plus, you’ll walk across one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world.

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So much fun for our group!!!

We really enjoyed the Bluffs and Bridges Walking Tour in Chattanooga, TN. We really liked our tour guides. Carlton did a fantastic job of arranging for us to bring a large group... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Chattanooga, Tennessee

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We really enjoyed the Bluffs and Bridges Walking Tour in Chattanooga, TN. We really liked our tour guides. Carlton did a fantastic job of arranging for us to bring a large group of 50 students from the Lee University LEAP program. It was a great way to introduce new students to the beautiful city of Chattanooga as they begin their... More 

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Carlton T, Owner at Chattanooga Sidewalk Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to give us such a great review. We enjoyed your group and hope to see more Lee students in the future. More 

Songtan, Hwanghae-bukto, North Korea
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

I did both of the tours they offer and I really enjoyed them, By doing the walking tours you get a lot of the history and interesting facts about Chattanooga and you have time to really look around and take them in. Becky was my tour guide and she did and amazing job.

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Carlton T, Owner at Chattanooga Sidewalk Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. I know that Becky enjoyed showing you around our beautiful city. Carlton Thomas, Owner CST More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 May 2015

We met with Keith who soon made us feel very welcome, we walked over the bridge to the park. Returning via the Art district and Museum. We all enjoyed his knowledge of the Civil War battles around Chantanooga area as well as the history of the city. We worth the time. Debbie, Debbie, Colleen, Doloris and Steve.

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Harvest, Alabama
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 May 2015

Did a day trip from Huntsville Alabama. Checked in at the tour desk on Broad St. We choose to do the duck boat tour which was fun and informative. If you choose to do this buy your ticket as soon as you get in, they sell out fast. We got there about 2pm and had to wait for the 6pm... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 10 April 2015

Do yourself a favor and take this walking tour. We did the Bluffs and Bridges tour with Keith Wilkerson covering for Carlton. He did a fabulous job narrating the sites covered. We felt like it was a "private" guided tour as there were only ourselves and one other couple. The tour is advertised as a 90 minute tour, but we... More 

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Southeast Tennessee
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Reviewed 16 November 2014

Whether you love Chattanooga scenery, history, or both, do yourself a favor and take this tour. We were expertly led by Ginnie Harris, who was both passionate and knowledgeable about Chattanooga and it's storied past. We can't wait to take the other tour!

2 Thank cabnboy
Cookeville, Tennessee
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2014

If you are going to Chattanooga, you owe it to yourself to tour with Ginny or Carlton and do one/both sidewalk tours. Ginny was our guide for an incredible almost three hours where we learned tons of history and heard all kinds of interesting stories about Chattanooga. We had been to the Arts District before the tour but I can... More 

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Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

Did the Bluffs and Bridges tour with Ginnie. She was a fantastic guide and helped bring the city's history to life! Highly recommended.

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Eldersburg, Maryland
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Reviewed 27 August 2014

It was springtime and Chattanooga was in bloom. Ginnie Harris gave my friend and I a very personal tour laced with enthusiastic love for her city. She intertwined the history and private lives of its citizens. There was significant information as to the role of Chattanooga in the Civil War. The architecture is fascinating and Ginnie provides great detail. Most... More 

2 Thank Estelle40
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6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

The sidewalk tour was a wonderful way to learn about Chattanooga. Our guide, Carlton, customized our tour to our interests. He provided well balanced information, combining historical facts with possible myths & when speaking of recent history, included wonderful personal accounts & memories. This combination resulted in an informative & charming experience. Extremely affordable! I highly recommend Chattanooga Sidewalk Tours!

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