You’ve probably heard of it! In addition to rides and live music, Dollywood is known for its seasonal events like the Fall Festival, Smoky Mountain Christmas, and Flower & Food Festival.
The Zoo is 53 acres packed with 1,200 animals. There are lions, there are tigers, and there are bears!
Ancient Lore Village
A weirdly fun place full of quaint buildings and lots of events throughout the year including trivia nights, axe throwing, and archery.
Artists, arts organizations, and art galleries throughout the city open their creative spaces on the First Friday of each month. Admire the art, grab a snack, and enjoy live music.
TN Smokies Game/Stadium
The Smokies stadium, home of the Minor League baseball team the Tennessee Smokies, is in Kodak, Tennessee. The Tennessee Smokies are affiliated with the Double-A affiliate the Chicago Cubs. General admission to games starts at $10.
Johnson City, Tennessee
Johnson City is a unique place with beautiful views and fun restaurants. Watauga River, Winged Deer Park, and Laurel Falls are all popular tourist destinations.
North Carolina Hot Springs
Enjoy relaxing in the famous bubbling hot springs near the French Broad River and the Appalachian Trail.