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“Beautiful views!”
Review of Lookout Mountain

Ranked #2 of 148 things to do in Chattanooga
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Alabama
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64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Beautiful views!”
Reviewed November 13, 2013

The drive up Lookout Mountain is gorgeous in the fall. The panoramic views of Chattanooga from the top are spectacular. For the history buff, there are plenty of Civil War artifacts to see at the museum.

Visited September 2013
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Elk Grove, California, United States
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“I've been going for 30 years!!!!!!! History, Views, and Fun!”
Reviewed November 12, 2013

Been going to Lookout my whole life, for 30 yrs now, since I was a kid! Big deal to go there when I was little! Now I really appreciate all it has to offer! There is so much history, so much beauty, and so much to do. Just drive thru the neighborhoods on the brow and look at the beautiful southern homes. Walk thru Point Park and see the cannons and the Memorial to fallen soldiers. Go in the museum there and browse the adjoining souvenir shop. Take the Tram up the mountain and go thru the gift shop! (If you've never done the Tram, you absolutely must!) Ruby Falls is really really pretty with a great history. Rock City is my favorite as I am a collector of all the "red barn" memorabilia from its beginning when they painted "See Rock City" on barns everywhere. Rock City is NOT a City! It is a beautiful "back yard garden" of the owners.....who thought it so beautiful that they made it into a park with trails so that you can enjoy the natural rock formations. There is the swinging bridge, rock formations big and small, fat and thin, and of course, the climax, Lover's Leap. If it is a clear day, you WILL see 7 states from this vantage point. Gorgeous views all around everywhere, and in the fall, it is just mesmerizing! Please go to appreciate the beauty and the history!

Visited November 2013
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Fairview, Tennessee
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239 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Stayed at the top.”
Reviewed November 10, 2013

Hard to believe there is a whole community at the top of this mountain. Rock City and Ruby Falls are 2 good reasons for driving to the top.

Visited November 2013
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Madison, Alabama
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242 attraction reviews
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“Highest Attraction in Chattanooga”
Reviewed November 10, 2013

Lookout Mountain was our destination every day of our trip to Chattanooga. With attractions such as Rock City, Ruby Falls, the incline, Point Park and others, you will have a great time with vast number of interests. This one is a no-brainer can't miss place to go. Make plans and have a great time.

Visited November 2013
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Killeen, Texas
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“Amazing View”
Reviewed November 9, 2013

The drive up was not the most enjoyable for a few of my passengers but the view at the top was very nice. Would have loved to see what it looked like over 150 years ago.

Visited November 2013
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