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Lookout Mountain Everything You Need to Know About Lookout Mountain

Located in both Tennessee and Georgia, Lookout Mountain has a unique and long history. Just minutes from downtown Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain rises 2,000 feet above sea level and is home to area attractions including Rocky City, Ruby Falls, the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway, Lookout Mountain Hang Gliding, Flight Park and Training Center, and Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. With a rich history that dates back to the Revolutionary and Civil War, the area is a popular destination for history buffs. Lookout Mountain caters to residents that love the mountain life. Homes in the area range from historic 19th Victorian and early 20th century bungalows including the charming Fairyland to sleek mid-century modern and new construction homes.

Offering access to more trails within 20 minutes of downtown than Boulder, Colorado, Lookout Mountain is popular with hikers, bikers and climbers as well as horse back riders. Guild-Hardy Trail, Bluff Trail and Ochs Gateway Trail are just a few of the dozens offering hours of tranquility and exercise. Home to two golf and country clubs, there is always something to do. Both McLemore and The Lookout Mountain Club offer stunning views. McLemore is known as the top finishing hole in the USA. The pool and club at The Lookout Mountain club are truly one of a kind. 

Locals can enjoy a delicious dinner on the patio at Cafe on the Corner, grab sandwiches, pizza or salads from Mountain Market. Canopy offers craft coffees, wines, snacks and shared plates and features wine tastings and local music. Rock City’s Big Rock Grill offers classic burgers and of course, the picturesque Starbucks is located right next to Rock City.

In 2022, 117homes sold on Lookout Mountain at an average price of $667,000 at an average size of 2,900 square feet, after spending 26 days on market. With a combined population of 6,885 people, 48% of Lookout Mountain Georgia residents and 36% of Lookout Mountain,Tennessee residents have children under the age of 18. Lookout Mountain Elementary, Lookout Valley Middle and High Schools serve Tennessee students, while Fairyland Elementary, Chattanooga Valley Middle and Ridgeland High School serve Georgia students.