Things To Do

Things To Do

Appalachian Quilt Trail add to itinerary

The Appalachian Quilt Trail is a great way to experience the variety of rural life in one of the country's most scenic areas. Follow the colorful hand painted wooden quilt blocks that dot the landscape to find the unique and authentic Appalachian experiences. You will find beauty and tranquility ...

Cherohala Skyway add to itinerary

Enjoy mile-high vistas and brilliant season foliage as well as great hiking opportunities and picnic spots in these magnificent and seldom seen portions of the southern Appalachian National Forest. The Skyway connects Tellico Plains, TN with Robbinsville, NC and is a curvy, paved two-lane road ab...

Coal Creek Motor Discovery Trail add to itinerary

Many of the miners who survived the Coal Creek War died in mine disasters at the Fraterville Mine in 1902 and the Cross Mountain Mine in 1911. These disasters, which killed 300 men and boys in Coal Creek, helped raise public awarenss of the dangers of mining.

Relive coal mining history an...

Devil’s Triangle add to itinerary

Nestled in the Cumberland Mountains, the Devil’s Triangle is 45 miles of twist and turns. There are some straight aways alongside pastures fields but there are also steep switchback curves. You will experience approximately 1,000 feet in elevation change. It is the perfect trail to explore ...

Southern Settlement Trail add to itinerary

The Cumberland Gap is a narrow pass through the long ridge of the Cumberland Mountains, within the Appalachian Mountains, near the junction of the U.S. states of Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee. It was the first gateway to the west.  Many buffalo, the Native Americans, the longhu...

Tail of the Dragon add to itinerary

As the number one motorcycle/sports car road in the country, be ready to scrape your foot pegs in some of these wild curves. The Tail of the Dragon is bordered by National Forest on one side and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park boasting 318 curves in 11 miles. This world famous piece of as...

Tennessee Civil War Trails add to itinerary

Explore America's rich history that tells of the division between Tennessee's Unionists and Confederates that shaped the war experience. The locations, river and rail paths, industries and farmlands all combined to make Tennessee a crucial state for either side. The Trail tells the whole story of...