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.
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.
Fall is a great time to visit, as the foliage colors illuminate the streets.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Lookout Mountain is in October, while the cheapest month is in February. 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 cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Lookout Mountain tends to be Wednesday, 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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Lookout Mountain. The hottest month in Lookout Mountain is June, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 14 ˚F. The wettest month in Lookout Mountain is April with 10.43 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 1.65 inches of rain.
Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Glamping Hub, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 135 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Lookout Mountain, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Lookout Mountain comes in at $50 per night. On average, a place to stay in Lookout Mountain will cost you $240 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Lookout Mountain can pick from 66 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 9 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. If you're planning on arriving in Lookout Mountain by car, be sure to choose from 65 accommodations that provide parking. 9 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 19 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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