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Address: 827 East Brow Road, Chattanooga, TN 37350
Phone Number: 423 629 1473
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Description: Known as “America’s Most Amazing Mile,” The Incline’s trolley-style cars...
Known as “America’s Most Amazing Mile,” The Incline’s trolley-style cars climb through the natural beauty surrounding historic Lookout Mountain at a breathtaking 72.7% grade – straight up! Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenic views of the mountains and valleys from the observation windows on the train as well as the panoramic views from the observation tower at The Incline’s top station. And while you’re up top, be sure to visit the many points of Civil War interest, the Battles for Chattanooga Electric Map & Museum and Point Park, part of the Chickamauga -Chattanooga National Military Park system, just a few short blocks from the Incline top station.Then, after you descend back down to the Incline bottom station, explore historic St. Elmo, where a wonderful collection of unique shopping and dining experiences await you.
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Very relaxing

I visited the place with my partner. During the ride, they played an audio about the history of the Incline. At the bottom, we had and hour to spare. There are really nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Boaz, Alabama, United States
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Boaz, Alabama, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

I visited the place with my partner. During the ride, they played an audio about the history of the Incline. At the bottom, we had and hour to spare. There are really nice local restaurants to eat.

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123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Spectacular views, felt very safe. Great for children to experience. You get time at the top and what a view. Make sure you go on a clear day to get the wider view.

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Salem, SC
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This is a family-friendly attraction that is reasonably priced. The incline is steep near the top and my wife was a bit uneasy but got into it quickly. The view from the top is spectacular. Also, the ice cream shop across the street with the big cone outside makes a good photo op. If you want the view without the... More 

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Mint Hill, North Carolina
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We came here 40 some years ago when I was about 10 and I remember riding straight up on this railway. Really interesting.

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Illinois
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225 attraction reviews
282 helpful votes 282 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We rode from the bottom to the top and then back We had no intention of going to the military cemetery because we had been to the one in Fort Ogelthorpe area the day before. So we paid a lot of money to ride to the top look at the views for a few minutes and then ride back down.... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We were disappointed it was in a shady run down looking neighborhood. We waited half an hour to get on. The view was ugly. There was no landscaping, no flowers. Nothing breathtaking. The houses around there were run down and junky at the foot of the mountain. When we got to the top we weren't impressed. There were more houses... More 

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SC
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

My friend and I did the full Ruby Falls / Rock City / Incline Railway trip, and this was where we ended our day. We went on the ride down first, which was interesting, and a feeling you can't experience on anything else. Our wait time was just over an hour for the trip down, as we made the mistake... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I think if you are doing ruby falls and rock city you might as well end the day here. We won't do it again. The kids loved it. I think they should cut the parking fee and make the stop at the top more interesting with a really nice place to eat. Also, they needed to clean the train windows.... More 

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Chattanooga TN
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

While the ticket is expensive, this is a great ride. You can either drive to the top of Lookout Mountain and ride down and up, or you can do the reverse. Be aware that it takes quarters to park at the top station. This railway goes right up the side of the mountain, with an almost 73 degree angle near... More 

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Wading River, New York
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This was a really nice and unique way to see the city. The ride is very informative. I highly recommend taking a walk over to the park once you are at the top.

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