Chattanooga has increasingly been recognized around the nation in top  publications for a plethora of accomplishments. These accolades include being top in lists of great places to live, remarks about Chattanooga's consistently strong economy, and the beautiful scenery and great hospitality.

atlanticsoutheastTennessee Riverwalk and Bobby Davenport Jr. are featured as examples of how community involvement, philanthropy and city visions improved the quality of life in Chattanooga.

Atlantic Southeast

backpackerCloudland Canyon is named one of the top 30 destination hiking spots in the U.S.

Backpacker magazine

Chattanooga is named a bicycle-friendly community (one of only 29).

League of American Cyclists

Chattanooga is one cool city and a jackpot destination for lovers of outdoor life.

Runner's World magazine

Revitalization projects have made the city a model eco-town and tourist hotspot. Chattanooga is a walkable, bike-friendly city, very eco-oriented, with local markets.

Plenty magazine via CBS' "The Early Show"

Chattanooga is called one of the best adventure towns in the U.S. to live and play.

National Geographic Adventure