Animal Encounters

Fun Animal Encounters

From a hairy tarantula to a talking African gray parrot, you never know what you’ll bump into in Ranger Rick's Backyard Safari at the Tennessee Aquarium!


Jellies: Living Art

Jellies Living Art
Jellies capture the imagination as they pulse inside specially designed displays next to striking studio glass. Experience the beauty of this unique new gallery.

Travelling with your pet

Animal Friendly Lodging

The following hotels and motels accept pets. Some facilities only accept pets under a certain weight and some require a deposit - which may or may not be refundable. It's always a good idea to call ahead because policies are subject to change. 

Best Western Royal Inn

3644 Cummings Highway
Chattanooga, TN 37419
(423) 821-6840
(800) 528-1234

Chattanooga Choo Choo
1400 Market Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(800) 872-2529

Days Inn Tiftonia
3801 Cummings Highway
Chattanooga, TN 37419
(423) 821-6044

Mainstay Suites
7030 Amin Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 485-9424

Ramada Inn South
6639 Capehart Lane
East Ridge, TN 37412
(423) 894-6110

LaQuinta Inn Downtown

100 W. 21st Street
Chattanooga, TN 37408
(423) 265-3151

Ramada Limited
6650 Ringgold Road
East Ridge, TN 37412
(423) 894-1860

Residence Inn by Marriott
215 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423) 266-0600

Sheraton Read House
827 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(866) 837-4193

Super 8
20 Birmingham Highway
Chattanooga, TN 37419
(423) 821-8880

This list is provided for informational purposes only. A listing here does not constitute an endorsement, advertisement or recommendation.