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Best things to do in Ruby Falls

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Scenic Viewpoint
“Located over 1120 feet beneath the surface, Ruby Falls is the nation’s largest and deepest waterfall open the public. Take the guided tour through the caverns to see this magnificent 145-foot underground waterfall and amazing rock formations alongside. After your visit to the cave, enjoy the view from our Lookout Mountain Tower, allow children to play on the playground, go zip lining at the ZIPstream Aerial Adventure, visit the gift shops or grab a bite to eat. Visit www.rubyfalls.com for more information.”
38 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Part of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park, these grounds commemorate the "Battle Above the Clouds" that was fought on Lookout Mountain in 1863. Worth the drive to the top of Lookout Mountain. The views and overlooks are breathtaking, especially with the fall colors. Parking fee is $3 and entry to the park is $7 per person.”
42 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Beautiful underground water falls. Incredible view of Chattanooga from their scenic tower.”
21 locals recommend
Fruit & Vegetable Store
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“For more extensive grocery shopping, located at the base of the mountain. You can also order ahead online and pickup for free.”
9 locals recommend
Route
“Some say you can see seven states from here. Some say that's not true. In any case, if you're a Civil War buff this is a neat spot to check out, and the view is definitely cool.”
13 locals recommend
Museum
“Looking for some history and a nice hike? Craven's House to Sunset Rock is a moderate hike with amazing views and history. ”
12 locals recommend
Bar
“Family friendly neighborhood bar less than a mile away. 30 beers on tap plus cider and kombucha and soft drinks. ”
10 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Convenient local coffee shop to the neighborhood. Definitely get some of there locally-made pastries. ”
9 locals recommend
School
“The underground climbing gym in Chatt, TBA is where the Southeastern beasts go to train, and where all ages and skill levels are welcomed. The routes set here are the best in town. ”
4 locals recommend
Museum
“This is a Special Place for American Civil War Buffs. Great Overlook View of Moccasin Bend and the Winding Tennessee River. ”
1 local recommends
Café
“New coffee in cozy St. Elmo have a cup on your way to explore Lookout Mountain.”
1 local recommends
Pharmacy
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1 local recommends
Clothes Shop
1 local recommends
Café
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“Local coffee place with nice breakfast and lunch options, free wi-fi, and nice views. Open Monday-Saturday.”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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1 local recommends