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Chattanooga Brew Choo Pedal Pub
"Looking to see the sights of Chattanooga while also checking out local pubs bars and breweries? Look no further than the Chattanooga Brew Choo! Started in 2012 the Brew Choo pedal pub is one of the most unique ways to travel the city while drinking brews and learning about Chattanooga’s storied past!This 2-hour pedal tour will allow you to experience Chattanooga like you never thought you woul bars and breweries in the city. You will have the opportunity to BYOB or purchase brews from the locations we visit. There is nothing like the chance to get in a little bit of exercise while exploring a wonderful city like Chattanooga"""Pedal pub that shows you the night life of Chattanooga. Go to several different bars or just drink on the brew choo with whatever beer you want to bring! No liquor
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Bartram Trail Hike plus Wine Tasting
"Experience the Bertram Trail which has been designated as a National Recreation Trail by the National Trail System Act.  You will trek through Georgia’s scenic Rabun County which offers a fantastic exploration of northeast Georgia’s ruggedly beautiful wilderness. Yonah Mountain Trail delivers an overall outstanding hike just north of Atlanta and rises from the foothills of Georgia’s southern Appalachian Mountai 12 Spies Vineyard or Yonah Mountain Winery.You will be emailed three days before your journey to confirm meeting location and time.""""Explore either Bertram Trail's rolling elevation through a forest rich with wildflowers mosses and ferns or Mount Yonah rising from the foothills of Georgia’s Southern Appalachian Mountains followed by wine tasting at Stone Wall Creek Vineyard
From $155.00
 
Atlanta Historical Homes Tour
"Visit the Swan House the Smith Family Farm and the Margret Mitchell House on this guided tour of two of Atlanta's famed historical homes enjoying local pickup and round-trip transportation. Built in 1928 for the Harvard H. Inman family the Swan House is one of the most recognizable and photographed landmarks of Atlanta. Noted architect Philip T. Shutze designed Swan House and its gardens as well as many other distinct buildings in the city. You'll take in the home's classic yet elegant demeanor and explore its beautiful landscaped gardens fountains and breathtaking views. The tour includes accurate and vivid descriptions of the Inman family's life inside the historic home acquired by the Atlanta Historical Society in 1966.Continuing your tour
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Incline Railway

Incline railway leads to top of Lookout Mountain and the Battle of Chattanooga site. it one of the most scenic ways to get to the top of Lookout mountain and the attractions there. The top of the railway is within the national military park on lookout mountain.

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Jim_Eliason
Oct 30, 2016

The Incline Railway

On November 16, 1895 the railroad known today simply as "The Incline" opened, rising up the steepest part of Lookout Mountain This is the steepest passenger train in the world. 72.7% grade. It is a nice ride up Lookout Mountain and you can stay and sightsee at the top for as long as you like. It is designated as both a National Historic Site and National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark.

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LadyXoc
Oct 20, 2009

incline railway

the historic incline railway connects chattanooga with the top of lookout mountain. the railway was built in 1895 by john cross. the lookout mountian incline railway is the steepest incline in the world. the incline begins at st. elmo ave. in chattanooga and ends on east brow street near point park on the top of lookout mountain. the incline makes a stop half way up the mountain at ruby falls. see the attached web site for admission and times.

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Sep 20, 2009

Incline Railway Up the mountain.

The railway is "steeped" in history. What was a coal burning rail in early times, it is now electric with two 100 horse electric engines, from what was coal burning. The climb is a mind boggling 72.7 degrees. Original attempts to bring tourists to the mountain top in late 1800's to commemorate the Civil War ended up as a 4 hour ride. Later and expensive toll road cost $2.00. Then a rail was built, and a hotel at the top was an attraction. In 1895, and since then this rail has operated. It is one mile in length. The hotel burned down in 1907, but the rail remained.
For prices=$14.00 for the rail, or $43 for rail, Ruby FAlls, and Rock City combined.

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Feb 03, 2009
 
 
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Incline Railway

Steeply angled trolley-car ride up the face of Lookout Mountain. A very interesting experience to look out at the city of Chattanooga through the glass roof of the car. The trolley is hoisted up the mountain on a rail track via a huge metal cable.

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Aug 26, 2002

Incline Railway

This railway goes straight up the side of lookout mountain from the base of the mountain all the way to the crest. It is so steep, that all of the seats lean back at a steep angle so you don't fall out of them. There are 2 cars connected together by cable to act as counterweights for each other as they traverse the tracks. You may have to wait a little while to ride, and the ride itself takes almost an hour.

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Things to Do Near Incline Railway

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Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain, with a commanding view over Chattanooga, was the site of the Battle of Lookout Mountain, which occurred on November 24, 1863 during the Civil War. During the battle, Union forces...
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Ruby Falls

Cave tour ends with fantastic underground waterfall. The cave includes you standard stalactites and stalagmites much as you see in many other caves. the unique feature of this cave is 145 ft...
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Choo Choo

The train and song that made the city famous. The song came first by the Glenn Miller orchestra. In 1973 a local business man saw the opportunity to convert the railway station and an old train into...
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Market Street Bridge

Saturday Feb 23rd, Tony and I enjoyed the gorgeous 65 degree weather and cloudless sky.. We parked for $1.50 for two hrs at a riverfront meter parking and just strolled around the waterfront with tons...
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Rock City

the chattanooga area's most famous tourist attraction is rock city gardens. rock city was first visited by tourists in the early 1800's and they reached the site on mule back. the modern rock city...
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Creative Discovery Museum

This museum is in the heart of the downtown Chattanooga, about 2 blocks back from the river. It is laid out really well and it wasn't too crowded to enjoy when we went. The great thing about this...
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