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Lookout Mountain, Alabama

Where Your Appalachian Adventure Begins.

Lookout Mountain Alabama | DeKalb County, AL

Your Gateway to the Appalachians is

Lookout Mountain Alabama

A welcoming destination since 1836 DeKalb County offers visitors exciting adventures & breathtaking landscapes that are home to majestic mountains, master artisans, and rich cultural heritage.

Let your imagination be your guide while you explore and discover our beautiful county. Whether you’re seeking an adrenaline rush from outdoor excursions or a serene retreat from everyday life, you’ll find it all when visiting Alabama’s Mountain Town.

Looking for more direction? DeKalb Tourism is here to help you plan.

Visit Alabama’s Lookout Mountain Town


Take the plunge and make a splash with fun-filled escapes – indoors or outside, you’ll be able to play to your heart’s content.

kayak Alabama’s Lookout Mountain Town


Get into the wild and explore all things outdoors from camps to excursions – and so much more.

cabin rentals in Alabama’s Lookout Mountain Town


From elegant mansions to secluded cabins, find the perfect accommodations for your weekend getaway.


From trail to stream, experience adventures big and small in our area parks.

DeKalb County boasts access to three state parks & one national preserve making up 36% of the state’s protected lands within a fifty mile radius. Staying close by in our beautiful area gives visitors a chance to tour the best of our conservational efforts – from lakes, caves, mountains, and waterfalls – all leading to endless exploration and discovery on Lookout Mountain.

Upcoming Events

Check out events that visitors and locals will be attending this month. Come join us and see what the county has to offer!


Take a look at what visitors are doing across DeKalb County Alabama right now!

DeKalb Tourism2 days ago

If you haven’t had #tomatoepie at the @wildflowermentone you are missing out! #wildflowercafe #visitlookoutmountain #mentone

DeKalb Tourism4 days ago

Your choice of shrimp🍤 chicken🐓 pork or brisket! tacotuesday #roadsideque #visitlookoutmountain

DeKalb Tourism4 days ago

Beautiful photo of DeSoto Falls on Lookout Mountain Alabama! 📸 @nic_goodridge #desotofalls #visitlookoutmountain #waterfall #mentone

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt's video.1 week ago

The World's Longest Yard Sale has come and gone again and even after 30 years, is still a huge hit! #worldslongestyardsale #nbcnightlynews

Lookout Mountain Alabama
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt
Nearly every item in this couple’s home was purchased at the World’s Longest Yard Sale, which -- at 700 miles long -- spans from Michigan to Alabama, and is organized to encourage people to visit small towns off the beaten path.
DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama2 weeks ago

Pete the Cat Kids Parade, Dedication and Book signing! Get all the details by clicking the link!
#petethecat #jamesdean #fortpaynemainstreet

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared Alabama Farmers Federation's post.2 weeks ago

Congratulations to The Green Leaf Grill, Jimmy Rogers and his staff! If you have not eaten Catfish at The Green Leaf Grill, Mentone then you need to make your reservations now! #alabamasbest #greenleafgrill #catfishchampion #catfish

DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago

A sneak peak of what we are working on. #visitlookoutmountain #travelguide

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Lookout Mountain Alabama3 weeks ago

The World's Longest Yard Sale vendors have started trickling in all along the route. Official sale starts Thursday, August 2nd and runs through Sunday, August 5th! Are you ready to shop? What is your most favorite treasure that you have found at the WLYS?

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Lookout Mountain Alabama3 weeks ago

It is coming...The World's Longest Yard Sale will be here next week, August 2-5, 2018! Get information about the sale below.
#WLYS #yardsale #worldslongestyardsale #127sale https://visitlookoutmountain.com/worlds-longest-yard-sale/

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama4 weeks ago

Alabama's 13th annual SALES TAX HOLIDAY is this weekend! From 12:01 a.m. Friday through midnight Sunday, (July 20-22, 2018), shoppers will have the opportunity to buy certain school supplies, computers and clothing, FREE of state sales tax. For all of you Georgia shoppers that are...

DeKalb Tourism1 month ago

Bus tour visiting from Gardendale! Welcome to the Little River Canyon and Lookout Mountain Alabama! #visitlookoutmountain #bustour #littlerivercanyon

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