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In his Great Roads series, Peter Cheney looks back at memorable routes that drivers will love

The Lookout Mountain Valley on a summer day. A series of great, undiscovered driving roads run through the valley and the foothills.

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The glider launch ramp at Lookout Mountain, along Route 189 near Rising Fawn, Georgia

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The north end of Creek Road, in the Lookout Mountain Valley. Smooth curves and nearly non-existent traffic make it ideal for driving - and cycling.

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Sarah Chapel Road, off Route 11 in the Lookout Mountain Valley near Trenton, Georgia

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Creek Road, in the Lookout Mountain Valley near Wildwood, Georgia

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Creek Road, in the Lookout Mountain Valley near Wildwood, Georgia.

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Trees flowering in early spring along Creek Road, in the Lookout Mountain Valley near Wildwood, Georgia

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Along Lookout Mountain Scenic Parkway on top of Lookout Mountain, Georgia

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Lotus Exige on Brow Lake Road, off Route 189 in Lookout Mountain, Georgia

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Lotus Exige on Brow Lake Road, off Route 189 in Lookout Mountain, Georgia

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Heading north on Creek Road, just west of Burkhalters Gap in the Lookout Mountain Valley.

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Along the Ochs Highway, a winding mountain road that takes you from the Chattanooga suburb of St. Elmo to the top of Lookout Mountain.

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Along the Ochs Highway, a winding mountain road that takes you from the Chattanooga suburb of St. Elmo to the top of Lookout Mountain.

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