Ans: The following are the main attractions at Coonoor. Ooty (Udhagamandalam) called as Queen of hill stations is just 20Kms from Coonoor and must visit place.
Sim's Park is situated 1km from the Coonoor. It is a park cum botanical garden laid over 12hectares developed by Mr. J.D. Sims over a century ago and was further developed by Major Murray in 1874. It is a natural garden consisting Creepers, Shrubs & trees. The sight of various types of flowers is a beautiful scene. Inside the park is the glass house, rose garden and you even have a small boat ride to experience. Annually once, in the month of May you can witness the flower and vegetable show.
Lamb's Rock is situated 8kms from the Coonoor. One of the main tourist spot in Coonoor gives a great view of the Tea estates, Coffee estates, valleys and plains of Coimbatore. A picnic spot to spend the day.
Dolphin's Nose view point is situated 11kms from the Coonoor. The tip of the view point resembles Dolphin's nose. Hence the name. Standing at this point you can view Catherine falls which is a beautiful sight.
Catherine Falls is about 20kms from the Coonoor. This cascading waterfall is located in Kotagiri. Perfect place for trekkers. An ideal getaway for tourists during summer.
Toy Train a Nilgiri mountain Train runs from Mettupalyam to Ooty via Coonoor. This is a must experience which is out of the world while you are in this region. Built by British in 1908, runs of fleet on Steam engine.
Tea factory: While at Coonoor you can visit the tea factory and witness the process the making of tea leaf and you can even taste the tea which is served at the factory.
Ooty (udagamandalam) city is situated 20kms from Coonoor which is a best summer escape and must visit, stay and experience. While at Ooty, you can visit Botanical Garden, Rose Garden, Boating on the lake, Horse ride near the lake, Doddabetta peak, lakes & waterfalls.