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The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway
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Chattanooga Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
Ranked #37 of 153 things to do in Chattanooga
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children
Reviewed February 4, 2012

Worlds steepest incline. Has lots of history. Must see and ride. You will never forget it. Takes you to top of Signal Mt. and park.

Thank Sandra U
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Reviewed January 30, 2012

One of a kind rail trip. Steep, steep, steep and fun, fun, fun. Check it out, along with Ruby Falls and Rock City. They are all there close together. ~ Jeffrey

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Reviewed January 24, 2012

Great View and a Very Unique Ride! Don't Miss it - quite an Experience!

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Reviewed January 16, 2012

The views took my breath away. The ride was amazing.

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Reviewed January 13, 2012

It's a pretty simple ride. You get on the trail and a big steel cable takes and pulls you striaght up a giant hillside until your almost straight up and down. Kinda scary! Knowing if the cable was to break it be a wild ride back down! Will give u a little rush, did me atleast.Tickets are kinda overpriced I believe but I would recommend trying it once. Don't buy anything at the gift shop at the top. You'll find something cheaper somewhere else.

Thank KY-2-AL
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