Let our office welcome you to the Mountains of Northeast Alabama!

Our Staff

Please stop in to say “Hello” and let us assist you with your travel plans while staying in the beautiful Foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Come to Lookout Mountain in Alabama, Fort Payne, Mentone and Sand Mountain – where everyday is an adventure.
John Dersham
Executive Director


Kayla Worthey
Marketing Manager


Michele Wooden
Administrative Assistant


Our Mission

  • To provide outstanding customer service to all guests.
  • To provide complete and detailed information about our county, its history, it’s attractions with a special effort to help provide a favorable long lasting impression of our people and our county.
  • To leave our visitors with a positive experience in our county that will lead to their word of mouth promotion of their visit here.
  • To provide a service to our communities by providing a place to advertise their business and a place where we orally promote tourism related businesses.
  • To develop strong positive long term relationships with the people and businesses of our communities. Develop partnership with the Chamber of Commerce, local, county, and state politicians and government departments.
  • To be a leader in the education and promotion of our county, locally, nationwide and internationally.
DeKalb Tourism Official Travel Guide 2024 - Visit Lookout Mountain

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