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Namaste While You Stay

A visit to the mountains was already tranquil, with Lookout Mountain and Sand Mountain’s secluded lodging, miles of serene hiking trails, and quaint towns. Now local yoga instructors are infusing a new type of relaxation into the vacation experience.

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Things to Do Near Mentone This Winter

While travelers flock to see the magnificent fall foliage and enjoy the warm temperatures of summer here in the Gateway to the Appalachians, the winter season gives plenty of opportunity for both outdoor and indoor activities.

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A Haunted History of Lookout Mountain and Fort Payne

Like many places of the gothic South, Lookout Mountain and DeKalb County are home to several ghost stories and strange sites that intrigue locals and visitors alike. While the spirits that haunt this area do not appear to hold sinister intentions, their stories add an air of mystery to the already secluded and tucked away areas on the mountain.

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Colorfest and Other Events Pay Tribute to Autumn Season

While the views and scenes on Lookout Mountain draw in visitors year-round, the changing leaves against the Autumn sky are truly a wonder to behold. The lower temperatures, cool breezes, and changing leaves make Mentone and the surrounding area the perfect location to see the much anticipated colors of Fall.

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Just Junkin’ Around Lookout Mountain Alabama

Fall has officially arrived, but while we are waiting on Mother Nature to catch up, we can explore the area in another way…Just Junkin! Unique antiques and a Junkosaurus Wrecks will kick off this trip perfectly.

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Lookout Mountain AlabamaSaturday, April 1st, 2023 at 9:00am

Art enthusiasts, check out the Chuck Sennett Center for the Arts, Mentone's hub for all-things art! Join the Center for a range of events including classes, workshops, and shopping opportunities featuring over 60 regional artists and makers in the gallery and gift shop. As a...

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Lookout Mountain AlabamaThursday, March 30th, 2023 at 9:00am

Sand Mountain is home to Alabama’s most rugged state park. The tranquil and secluded Buck’s Pocket State Park features 23 campsites, some with multiple amenities and others in a primitive style for the camper who likes to “rough it.” Recent renovations to the park make...

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaWednesday, March 29th, 2023 at 9:00am

One visit to Little River Falls and you’ll see why it’s one of the most photographed waterfalls in the state of Alabama. Any season, any time of day, it offers a variety of looks for photographers and sightseers alike. Visit soon as spring rains bring...

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaMonday, March 27th, 2023 at 9:00am

The Gallery by Andiamo Lodge, located in Moon Lake Village, is Mentone’s newest space of curated art and collected curiosities. Whether shopping for art, jewelry, or antiques, you are sure to find a unique, artisan made item. The Village, on the former campus of the...

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Lookout Mountain AlabamaSaturday, March 25th, 2023 at 9:00am

Step back in time when you step into Nena’s Olde General Store at the foot of Lookout Mountain just below Mentone. Shoppers will find local arts, crafts, produce, eggs, and plants, in addition to Amish goods, furniture, and more. Whether you’re here for just a...

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaThursday, March 23rd, 2023 at 9:00am

The inaugural Tim Jackson’s Storytellers Tour event is set for March 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Moon Lake Village. The event will be a night of stories and songs brought to life on the stage, allowing audiences to connect with performers in...

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