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 hottest month in Lookout Mountain is April, when temperatures peak at 103 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 19 ˚F. The wettest month in Lookout Mountain is November with 11.31 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.56 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Lookout Mountain

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, RedAwning and others at AllTheRooms.com. Lookout Mountain has 179 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. A vacation in Lookout Mountain can be affordable - the lowest price rental is available at $34 a night. On average, an accommodation in Lookout Mountain will cost you $203 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Lookout Mountain can pick from 87 places to stay that include WiFi. 16 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 3 accommodations that have gyms. Driving to Lookout Mountain? Then choose one of the 92 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We track 16 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in any of 23 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We compare vacation rentals, hotels and other bespoke accommodation types from loads of providers in Lookout Mountain, including 81 places to stay from Airbnb, 8 accommodations from Priceline and 4 places to stay from RedAwning

126 of the rentals in Lookout Mountain have been reviewed by previous guests. They rated 79% as great. 107 accommodations allow instant booking.

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