Follow the signs to the Rock City side of Lookout Mountain and locate and park in the Incline lower station in historic St. Elmo. Ask our friendly staff about saving money with a combo ticket to several of the Lookout Mountain Attractions. Browse through the unique gift shops at the Incline lower station and enjoy seasonal music before you board on your journey up the world’s steepest Incline Railway.
At the top station on Lookout Mountain, enjoy the gorgeous vista views of the Chattanooga Valley. After you have taken you share of memory making photos, take the short walk into history just a few blocks away as you explore with your family the famed “Battle Above The Clouds”, fought in Chattanooga during the Civil War. Don’t miss the Battles for Chattanooga Electric Map & Museum and the National Park’s Visitor Center. While in the National Park’s Visitor Center make sure to get a map of Point Park and its trail system to enjoy the full experience of this part of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park.
On your way back down Lookout Mountain make sure to look through the panorama windows on the Incline as you descend into beautiful St. Elmo. As you disembark the cars don’t miss the unique St. Elmo shops & galleries featuring local artisans, great local Mexican cuisine and other outdoor dining options. You can even take home a home made candle to enjoy! There are always many events going on at Lookout Mountain during the entire year, as well as in Chattanooga that will make your vacation even more memorable.