Lookout Mountain Cabins & Vacation Rentals

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Lookout Mountain Travel Guide

Lookout Mountain, Tennessee is only a few minutes from Chattanooga and is a great vacation destination due to its nature. Trek through the stunning scenery of Rock City, hike Ruby Falls (America's deepest cave and underground waterfall) and then climb aboard the Incline Railway for a ride up the steep track.

Things to Do in Lookout Mountain

At the top of Lookout Mountain visitors can find the famous Rock City, where enormous, ancient rock formations loom ahead -- estimated to have been there for over 200 million years. From Rock City, gaze upon the sweeping views across seven states. You can walk across the Swing-a-Long Bridge for great photo opportunities and pop into the Fairyland Caverns and Mother Goose Village on the way.

Elsewhere, Ruby Falls is an awe-inspiring 145-foot waterfall right inside the heart of the mountain. Take a tour through the mountain by elevator and admire ancient stalactites, stalagmites and more mysterious rock formations along the lit pathways. Heading into what's known as 'The Cathedral', you'll see the wondrous waterfall, Ruby Falls cascading down inside the mountain.

Still looking for thrills? Hitch a ride on The Incline Railway, dating from 1895, known as 'America’s Most Amazing Mile', the world's steepest railway traveling upwards on a 72.7% incline right up Lookout Mountain. En route, passengers can soak in the unparalleled views of the surrounding landscape.

Afterward, take to the skies by hang gliding over Lookout Mountain There's a school here to help first-times learn the ropes, as well as ensure safety.

Best Time to Visit Lookout Mountain

Fall is a great time to visit, as the foliage colors illuminate the streets.

Cabins in Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain cabin rentals are situated a short distance from the Tennessee River and minutes from Downtown Chattanooga. Chattanooga vacation rentals offer the best of city life and outdoor adventures.

Enjoy river rafting or tubing on the river with family and friends or head downtown and experience Chattanooga’s night life. The Chattanooga area is rich with both indoor and outdoor activities to keep you entertained rain or shine and in close proximity to your vacation home. Take a stroll on the Enchanted Trail at Lookout Mountain’s Rock City and revel in the view of seven states or explore the Tennessee Aquarium, consistently rated the best aquarium in America for overall guest satisfaction. You’ll venture from the mountains to the sea with river otters, penguins, jellyfish, turtles and even sharks!

If nature is calling, tour Ruby Falls, America’s largest underground waterfall and deepest cave or explore the caverns at Raccoon Mountain. End your day with a relaxing dip in the hot tub at your vacation rental and enjoy your home away from home at Lookout Mountain.

Price and Availability in Lookout Mountain

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Lookout Mountain tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Lookout Mountain tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Lookout Mountain is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Lookout Mountain is in the high season in July. Lookout Mountain has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Lookout Mountain

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Lookout Mountain. The warmest months in Lookout Mountain are May and June, when temperatures reach 97 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 21 ˚F. The wettest month in Lookout Mountain is October with 12.06 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.78 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Lookout Mountain

Browse vacation rentals from all the leading providers including Airbnb, Priceline, RedAwning and many more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 179 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Lookout Mountain, with everything from budget hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Lookout Mountain is available at $34 per night. A typical rental in Lookout Mountain costs on average $203 per night.

If you need to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 87 accommodations in Lookout Mountain that have WiFi. We have 16 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Choose from 3 places to stay that provide gym options, so you don't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Lookout Mountain by car, be sure to choose from 92 accommodations that provide parking. We have 16 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 23 pet-friendly places to stay in Lookout Mountain, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any problems.

In Lookout Mountain AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 81 places to stay from Airbnb, 4 accommodations from Priceline and 4 places to stay from RedAwning.

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