Lookout Mountain Incline Railway
A unique way to travel up Lookout Mountain on one of the steepest railways in the country.
Start in Historic St. Elmo & ride America's Most Amazing Mile up Lookout Mountain! only 7-9 mins. by car.
Easy and fun trip for the whole family. Lots of history and amazing views of Chattanooga!
The Incline Railway is a funicular railway system over a hundred years old! It's powered by two 100 horsepower winches developed by the Otis Elevator Company. The Incline Railway approximately one-mile long single track system, except for the passing loop in the middle, allowing both…
A little pricey, but a great way to get to the top of Lookout Mountain to walk around and Look-Off. Make sure you go down to see the gears of the pulley system operate.
Take a historic ride up the side of Lookout Mountain to Point Park The experience is breathtaking.
Known as one of the most scenic & breathtaking miles. This cable car ascends/descends Lookout Mtn. at a 73% grade (very steep). No worries, slanted seats offer complete comfort during your ride.
“Located over 1120 feet beneath the surface, Ruby Falls is the nation’s largest and deepest waterfall open the public. Take the guided tour through the caverns to see this magnificent 145-foot underground waterfall and amazing rock formations alongside. After your visit to the cave, enjoy the view from our Lookout Mountain Tower, allow children to play on the playground, go zip lining at the ZIPstream Aerial Adventure, visit the gift shops or grab a bite to eat. Visit www.rubyfalls.com for more information.”
“Rock City is a classic attraction--very cool rock formations and an easy walk through. Dogs on leashes are ok. Restaurant on site.”
“My Favorite thing in town, however, I LOVE ANIMALS. It takes roughly 2-3-1/2 hours to walk through both buildings. Everything is amazing, except for the penguin exhibit. It's a bit small for my liking, but it's relatively new.”
“Located at the foot of Lookout Mountain in St Elmo. Southern style food. Indoor and outdoor seating. Within walking distance of the Incline. ”