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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.

Fall Foliage

Experience the beauty of the Fall Season in the Highlands of Alabama!

Welcome to Lookout Mountain Alabama, where Mother Nature has set the stage for a spectacular Autumn season! Autumn mountain breezes whisper through the trees in September, inviting you to sit a spell and enjoy the change in seasons. A hint of color usually begins to appear in late September or early October and lasts well into November.

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
Our Christmas decorator is better than yours!! 😉☺️Thankful for Miss Avice and her wonderful decorating talents! 🎄🎅🏼🏆#winterwonderland #christmasdecor #decoratingtalent #dekalbtourism #91yearsyoung
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Lookout Mountain Alabama2 days ago

Looking for a Winter Getaway? Make your plans to visit Mentone on Lookout Mountain in Alabama! #mentone #wintergetaway #mountaingetaway #wishingforsnow

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce's post.4 days ago

Fort Payne Christmas Parade has been rescheduled to Monday, December 17th!

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared C Mentone Inn Stinson's post.4 days ago

DeSoto Falls is really flowing! Thanks for the photos & videos C Mentone Inn Stinson! #DeSotoFalls #waterfallwednesday #waterfalls #DeSotoStatePark

DeKalb Tourism5 days ago
Has anyone seen these 3 cuties around downtown Fort Payne? This guy sits on the corner of First Street and Gault Ave. #fortpayne #fpmainstreet #reindeer #christmasindixie
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Lookout Mountain Alabama added 3 new photos.1 week ago

The DeKalb Theatre will be showing Christmas movies each Friday in December. Admission is FREE and concessions will be available for purchase.
December 7th - The Elf - 7pm
December 14th - The Santa Clause - 8pm
December 21st - Polar...

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Lookout Mountain Alabama2 weeks ago

If you have not been to Christmas at Eddie's Florist, then you are missing out!! GO....NOW!

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama2 weeks ago

Check out all of these fun Christmas Events & Parades going on in DeKalb County in December! #christmasparade #christmas #santa
*Note: this list has updated dates & times after some schedule changes due to weather.

DeKalb Tourism1 month ago
DeKalb Tourism2 months ago
Beautiful day for a bus tour!! 🚌 #visitlookoutmountain #bustour #littlerivercanyon
DeKalb Tourism2 months ago
Enjoying lunch at Woodys Family Grill on Lookout Mountain! #visitlookoutmountain #bustour #woodysfamilygrill #diningindekalb
DeKalb Tourism2 months ago
Glass blowing demonstration @orbixhotglass on Lookout Mountain! #visitlookoutmountain #orbixhotglass #glassblowing #bustour
DeKalb Tourism Website Travel Guide 2018

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