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.
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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Lookout Mountain. The hottest month in Lookout Mountain is June, when temperatures peak at 98 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 19 ˚F. The wettest month in Lookout Mountain is November with 11.45 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 2.43 inches of rain.
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