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Top Activities for Seniors in Chattanooga

By Michelle Cemental

Chattanooga, TN, and the surrounding Ooltewah area offer a rich selection of activities for seniors. Aside from the variety of things to do, the quality of life in Chattanooga is exceptional. It provides a comparably low cost of living to other parts of the nation. While the area experiences all four seasons, the winters are decidedly mild. When you're searching for something to do, your only problem might be the decision.

Here are just a few activities seniors can enjoy in Chattanooga. 

Riverwalk

Riverwalk is a 13-mile stretch of activity and offerings that runs along the Tennessee River. This entire area has been revitalized, and you will be captivated by all it has to offer. You may decide to spend your time walking along the scenic path, relaxing with a picnic, or fishing.

On the other hand, some of the regional attractions may capture your attention. You could spend the day at the Tennessee Aquarium. Another favorite activity is meandering through the Bluff View Art District. Here you'll find an eclectic and satisfying mix of galleries, shopping, and restaurants. You can add some down time here as well and just breathe in the fine day in one of the gardens or courtyards.

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

Take in the sights and sounds of the area with railroad tours. You may choose to stay local with a 55-minute tour or venture out with a 9-hour excursion. The options of scenery will pique your interest, and there's also a wide variety of price points. It's a unique and fascinating way to explore the region.

Chattanooga Symphony and Opera

Experience the classics with the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera as well as an array of renowned visiting musicians. It's a magical break from the daily routine. You may choose to enjoy the venue during a matinee or evening performance. Whether your interests are more inclined toward chamber music, masterworks series, or pops, there's a world of satisfaction awaiting you.

Caring Senior Service is here to help your aging loved ones enjoy all of these activities safely. Contact us to learn more about our senior care services.