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“unique aspect”

The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway
Ranked #19 of 149 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
Cleveland, Tennessee
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“unique aspect”
Reviewed April 18, 2013

It puts perspective on the terrain in and around Chattanooga, and the mighty Tennessee River. It has been years since I've been on it, when I took my out of town and elderly father, he said it sent him back into time when he was a kid getting into the coal mine train. Don't know why as it doesn't go underground anywhere, I guess just the way you sit at an angle.

Thank terimup
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Nashville, Tennessee
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71 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“We Loved It!”
Reviewed April 16, 2013

My entire family loved it! If we return, this attraction will be a repeat! Once at the top, the scenery is amazing! A short walk to the park delivers excellent photo ops, nice shops, and history.

Visited February 2013
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Rip off”
Reviewed April 13, 2013 via mobile

Very Long wait on the top and bottom and not much to see. Need more attractions at the train depot. Please note, You cannot go up and back on same train. You have to get off train and wait in line to get back on train. Not worth the price and time. So many great attractions in the area, but this is not one of them. Very disappointed and could have spent more time at Rock City or Ruby Falls ... Which are terrific and a must see.

Visited April 2013
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Atlanta, GA
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A One Time Fun Thing”
Reviewed April 10, 2013

This is one of those attractions that is worth doing once for the experience of it. The views from the Incline are really cool to see. It's not something I'd do repeatedly, but was fun for a one time "try it and see" adventure.

Visited April 2013
Thank KellyM915
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Peru, Indiana
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“very cool”
Reviewed April 10, 2013

The hill was pretty steep. My kids enjoyed traveling up the steep hill on the "train" Once you get to the top, there is a gift shop and a beautiful view of the town.

Visited March 2013
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