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Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga
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Lookout Mountain contains three famous American attractions, even though the view of Chattanooga Valley alone makes visiting this historical mountain ridge worthwhile. This wide plateau has a significant place in history as the site of an alleged Revolutionary War battle and the 1863 Civil War Battle of Lookout Mountain. Now the mountain is used for recreational activities, including rock climbing. The site's most popular attractions are Incline Railway, Ruby Falls, and Rock City. Incline Railway is the steepest passenger railway in the world and has been operating since 1895. Ruby Falls is America's largest underground waterfall at 44m (145 ft), and Rock City features a large outdoor waterfall and Swing-A-Long bridge. To visit Lookout Mountain and get the most from your holiday in Chattanooga, create itinerary details personal to you using our Chattanooga travel itinerary maker.
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  • It's so cool to remember that Indians once roamed these rocks, crevices and hills; they hunted for food and lived in the caves. It then became a private garden and bridges and trails were added. Durin...  more »
  • I have traveled through Chattanooga all my life and seen all the signage on barns for Lookout Mt and Rock City and finally went. My wife and I enjoyed it very much. It was not quite as clear a day as ...  more »
  • The views are spectacular, the exhibits aren't much but there is some history to take in. There is a fee but often there is not a guard watching and you can wander in for a peak of the vista.