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“Beautiful views and homes”

The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway
Ranked #19 of 148 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: Activities for older children, Stairs / lift
Woodbridge, Virginia
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Beautiful views and homes”
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

The incline trip was a bit expensive. Not much at the top. Fort is nice. If you get a chance walk around the homes are absolutely beautiful.

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Dayton, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Boring”
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

The views are great, but that's about it. The train ride was okay, but boring. I wish more information about everything was given.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“What a ride!”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

This is a wonderful ride and I'd go on it again. We parked at the top (arrived here after Rock City) and took the ride down....what a view from the top. We had a bit of a wait at the top, but it was worth it. The ride down was amazing and the commentary was interesting. At the bottom there were a few places to eat and went to the Burrito place, which was very good value. The ride back up to the top was equally amazing and had no wait at the bottom. The best views are at the front but you have opportunities to view through the glass ceiling. Thanks for making my visit to Chattanooga so memorable.

Visited June 2014
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Lancaster, Ohio, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Neat Family Experience”
Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

The 71% grade up the mountain is pretty intense. Beautiful views from the top. We just wish there was more to do when reach the top. We took a quite stroll through the neighborhood & returned to the bottom. We recommend sitting in the front of the incline on the way down.

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Burnham-on-sea, United Kingdom
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“Fabulous views,”
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Probably one of the steepest railways in the world, well worth a visit.Going up backwards and there is history talk on route, and observatory towers at the top, when you get down, walk across the road to the icecream/pizza parlour, they have every flavour you can think of, my favourite chocolate and peanut butter, MMMMM

Visited June 2014
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