Top locations for an engagement session in Chattanooga
When it comes to choosing a location for an engagement session, picking a place can depend on so many things. What do you want your photos to look like? Do you love nature, hiking, do you like to dress up? Do you love Downtown? The River?
Here is a list of top places couples love for engagement photos around Chattanooga.
Walnut Street Bridge
If you want an iconic Chattanooga location for engagement photos, definitely consider the Walnut street bridge!
- a view
Chattanooga Choo Choo
The Chattanooga Choo Choo is a historic part of Chattanooga since before the civil war. The building and grounds still stand today with lots of improvements. Plus, if you love ice skating, go in the winter when they have an outdoor ice rink! Plus next door is Station Street with numerous bistro lights strung between buildings.
If you love:
- an urban feel
- ice skating
- Choo Choo sign
Hunter Museum of Art
The Hunter Museum of Art is right on Bluff View Ave.
Hunter museum viewed from the west side.
Coolidge Park has so much variety, I could photograph engagement sessions right in the park for a week and have them come out completely different each time!
It’s probably most famous for the antique carousel with 52 hand carved animals.
It is also part of the Tennessee Riverwalk, a 13-mile long public greenway that runs along the Tennessee River – from the Southern Belle Riverboat to Chickamauga Dam.
- water fountains
- walking paths
- nature trails
This trail runs along the bank of the Tennessee River for more than 13 miles.
- easy access
The best kept secret in Chattanooga. At sunset thirty you can catch some of the best sunset views in Chattanooga. It’s a great place to go if you want to dress up, don’t want to hike but want a beautiful view of Chattanooga and a lot of nature. The parking lot is small so car pooling in highly recommended.
- easy access
- short trail
- spectacular view
- amazing morning or evening
This is a bit of a hike, but if you like a little bit of adventure, trees, a little water and a beautiful view when you get to the top! Consider an engagement session at Edwards Point.
- old mill dam
- shaded trails
Has a nice view of Chattanooga skyline and is only 2 miles from downtown!
- skyline view
- forest trails
Bonus location, a bit of a drive but pretty. …So if you’re up for a bit of an adventure here’s one more.
This is in the Ocoee area off Ozwald road in Polk County.
- sunset views
- easy access
- hiking trails and Benton falls nearby
Now that you’ve chosen a place for your engagement session, what are you going to wear? Need help? Check out these tips on What to wear to an engagement session
What are some of your favorite locations in the Chattanooga area? Please comment below, I’d love to know.