Caves and Mines in CHATTANOOGA with kids

Who said family fun had to be ABOVE ground! If you are looking for pretty awesome things to do with kids in Chattanooga, Tennessee, then let’s dig deep…literally!

Underground adventures are so much fun with children. It’s an experience that will introduce them to some of the most incredible wonders on earth, and formations they have never seen before.

Some underground experiences are perfect for family members of all ages and ability, but some require more active families as there are often steps involved.  Whatever you choose in The Volunteer State you will experience something magical.

Underground experiences require you to join a tour, which is perfect for kids to learn all the fun facts about what they are seeing as they make their through the earth.  Sounds super fun!

Why have an above ground adventure in Chattanooga…when you can go UNDERGROUND! An exciting family day out for all!

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  • Cumberland Caverns

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    (48 miles) McMinnville

    An underground adventure in Tennessee at these incredible caverns, with day tours, overnight adventures, and caving too!

  • Cathedral Caverns State Park

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    (61 miles) Woodville

    Fascinating underground tours through some of the most amazing natural formations in the country, including a frozen waterfall and a 45ft high stalagmite! Kids can also pan for gems - great Alabama ...

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  • Lake Winnepesaukah

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    (6 miles) Chattanooga

    Kiddie rides, 14 story free fall, roller coasters...it must be the South's favorite family amusement park - Lake Winnie!

  • Cherokee County Aquatic Center

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    (77 miles) Holly Springs

    Two indoor pools and one outdoor pool for those budding swimmers to have a splash about or improve their swimming techniques.

  • Chattahoochee Rapids Beach

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    (95 miles) Lake Lanier Islands

    With more than a dozen exciting rides and attractions, Chattahoochee Rapids Beach & WaterPark at Lake Lanier Islands Resort offers summer fun for the entire family. The Beach & WaterPark is a multi ...

  • LanierWorld

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    (96 miles) Buford

    A super fun way to get drenched in summer! Enjoy over a dozen super cool rides and attractions at LanierWorld - a very cool waterpark!

  • Spring Valley Beach

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    (97 miles) Blountsville

    Water fun in Alabama for the whole family, with thrilling slides, fun kiddie areas, and picnic areas too in the largest pool in the Southeast!

  • Tennessee Aquarium

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    (1 miles) Chattanooga

    Explore one of the most popular aquariums in the USA, with creatures from all over the world, an IMAX 3D Theater, a boat trip, and so much more!

  • Chattanooga Zoo

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    (2 miles) Chattanooga

    Known as the best little zoo in the USA - this animal fun family attraction in Chattanooga will educate, excite and offer lots of fun animal encounters!

  • Tigers for Tomorrow at Untamed Mountain

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    (68 miles) Attalla

    An exotic animal park and rescue preserve where families can enjoy over 80 large predators, including tigers, leopards and bears, that call this reserve home, as well as a full contact barnyard.

  • Lucky Ladd Farms

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    (87 miles) Eagleville

    An animal-tastic family fun day at Tennessee's largest petting farm!

  • Chattanooga Ghost Tours

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    (1 miles) Chattanooga

    Spooooky ghost tours and hunts through the beautiful city of Chattanooga! Nightly tours through spring, summer and fall.

  • Chattanooga Riverboat Company

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    (1 miles) Chattanooga

    The pride of the South is ready to entertain family members of ALL ages with the Southern Belle Riverboat! Cruise along the Tennessee River and experience sightseeing and delicious meals!

  • Ruby Falls

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    (3 miles) Chattanooga

    Anticipation builds, the temperature drops, a cool fresh breeze surrounds you as you are immersed in darkness. There is the thunderous sound of water splashing directly in front of you, and you feel ...

  • Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

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    (57 miles) Blue Ridge

    Nestled in the mountains of Georgia in the Chattahoochee National Forest, historic Blue Ridge awaits you and your family. Our regular 4 hour, 26 mile round trip winds along the beautiful Toccoa River ...

  • Weiss Lake Crappie Guides

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    (65 miles) Centre

    They have been fishing for crappie on this lake for over 30 years, so if you want a guide service that offers a day filled with fun and great fishing action these are your guys!

  • Kangaroo Jakes

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    (51 miles) Rome

    Indoor bouncing fun in Rome, Georgia with a host of fun and colorful inflatables for kids to use all of that extra energy on!

  • Jumping Jacks Indoor Playground

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    (82 miles) Dahlonega

    Indoor play AND mini golf at this fun Georgia play center for those active kids!

  • Creative Discovery Museum

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    (1 miles) Chattanooga

    A fun, interactive and hands-on children's museum in Chattanooga, with attractions perfect for kids to learn, play and get creative!

  • Hunter Museum of American Art

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    (1 miles) Chattanooga

    Kids can understand American history in more detail through the art that was created through the centuries. Great inspiration in Tennessee

  • Rome Area History Museum

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    (55 miles) Rome

    As a vital center for local historical research, the Rome Area History Museum is appropriately located on Broad Street in the heart of Historic Downtown Rome, Georgia.

  • Tellus Northwest Georgia Science Museum

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    (67 miles) Cartersville

    Tellus will occupy more than 120,000 square feet and feature galleries devoted to minerals, fossils, transportation technology, and hands-on science experiences. Tellus will also house the only fully ...

  • Earlyworks Children's History Museum

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    (75 miles) Huntsville

    Designed for children, it's the South's largest hands-on history museum where kids can learn through play and discovery!

  • Huntsville Museum of Art

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    (76 miles) Huntsville

    The Museum fills its seven galleries with a variety of exhibitions throughout the year, including prestigious traveling exhibits and the work of nationally and regionally acclaimed artists. The ...

  • Huntsville Art League

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    (76 miles) Huntsville

    Explore the galleries and find every almost theme and medium as created by Tennessee Valley artists, from sculptures and glass work through traditional oil paintings and contemporary photography.

  • GRHOF Thunder Road Museum

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    (81 miles) Dawsonville

    The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame (GRHOF) officially re-opened August 2007. The museum, recognized by the state legislature as the official home of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, recognizes ...

  • Rock City Gardens

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    (5 miles) Lookout Mountain

    One of the south’s oldest and most popular natural attractions featuring the Enchanted Trail with a Swing-A-Long Bridge and Fairyland Caverns, as well as many festivals and events throughout the ...

  • Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

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    (8 miles) Fort Oglethorpe

    In 1863, Union and Confederate forces fought for control of Chattanooga, the gateway to the deep south. Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, the nations first, was created in 1890 to ...

  • Russell Cave National Monument

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    (28 miles) Bridgeport

    Explore this national monument cave in Alabama that was once home to prehistoric people, with history and outdoor adventure waiting for the family!

  • Fort Mountain State Park

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    (40 miles) Chatsworth

    An amazing nature filled family day out in the Chattahoochee National Forest, this picturesque state park has a range of outdoor activities, from horseback riding, mountain biking an hiking is a ...

  • Little River Canyon National Preserve

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    (46 miles) Fort Payne

    Little River is unique because it flows for most of its length atop Lookout Mountain in northeast Alabama. Forested uplands, waterfalls, canyon rims and bluffs, pools, boulders, and sandstone cliffs ...

  • Huntsville Botanical Garden

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    (79 miles) Huntsville

    The Garden provides a variety of opportunities for individuals and groups to expand their knowledge of plants and nature. Programs are offered for adults and children, individually and in groups.

  • Wilderness Station

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    (87 miles) Murfreesboro

    Explore this fun outdoor education and recreation facility, with back country hiking, campfire programs and educational activities! Tennessee nature is calling!

  • Chattahoochee Nature Center

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    (89 miles) Roswell

    The Chattahoochee Nature Center is different each and every day - you never know what you will find out on the trails or what some of the resident animals will be doing. In addition to our trails ...

  • Lost Sea Adventure

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    (60 miles) Sweetwater

    Stroll through an 18th century village, explore huge fascinating caverns. Listed by the Guinness Book of World Records as Americas largest underground lake