Staycations near Chattanooga

Get away with some of these cozy stays near the Chattanooga area.

NOOGAtoday | Riverside Bed and Breakfast

Enjoy your meals with a view of Soddy Creek at Riverside Bed and Breakfast.

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It’s hard to believe we’re wrapping up the end of the year, and we’re here to make sure you use up those remaining vacation days. Everyone deserves a break, and the good news is that you don’t have to travel far or plan an extravagant trip to achieve it.

Here are three nearby spots that are great for a staycation or weekend getaway.

📍 Riverside Bed and Breakfast

Located in Soddy-Daisy, TN (~28-minute drive from downtown)

This bed + breakfast perfect for a couple’s getaway is located right along Soddy Creek, allowing a peaceful stay immersed in nature that offers a uniquely tailored experience for every guest.


  • “A Frame of Mind” | One-bedroom A-frame cabin
  • “Tranquility Room” | Coastal-inspired lake-view room
  • “Serenity Room” | Nautical-inspired lake-view room

Enjoy a deluxe continental breakfast, outdoor amenities like paddleboards + kayaks, a shared dock, and free on-site parking. Plus, say hello to the resident deer and local wildlife.

Book online or send an inquiry email to discuss your stay.

📍 Lakewood Cottage

Located in Sale Creek, TN (~40-minute drive from downtown)

This rustic cottage is nestled in the woods on a private one-acre lakefront inlet.


  • Sleeps up to six guests with two bedrooms + an open loft space with beds

Amenities include a wrap-around porch to enjoy lakefront views, a fire pit with chairs, and a dock with kayaks + a paddleboard for guests to utilize.
Book online through Airbnb.

NOOGAtoday | Wrong Way Cabins

If you’re up for a little drive, we have a great staycation spot for you to try.

Photo provided by Wrong Way River Lodge & Cabins

📍 Wrong Way River Lodge & Cabins

Located in Asheville, NC (~3.4-hour drive from downtown)

These recently opened A-frame cabins give guests river + outdoor access along with a communal River Lodge for guests to eat, drink, gather, and shop.


  • Standard Cabin | Studio-style with private elevated balcony
  • Deluxe Cabin | Have dormers that allow for a privacy wall separating the bedroom + living room with larger back decks in a natural wooded area
  • Bonus: there are also pet-friendly + ADA-accessible versions of the cabins available.

Guests can grab locally sourced food + drinks from The Canteen that’s open from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. every day to fuel up for the diverse outdoor experiences offered.

Book online. Pro tip: Looking for other things to get into while in Asheville? Check out our friends at AVLtoday for all the must-do’s.

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