Find local adventures, unique places to stay, and local adventure tours in iconic destinations like Great Smoky Mountain National Park and across the state. Hiking, backpacking, biking, rafting, and more.

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Hike the Chimney Tops

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

4.03 mi / 1487 ft gain

Hike to Abrams Falls

Tallassee, Tennessee

5 mi / 625 ft gain

Fall Creek Falls

Pikeville, Tennessee

2.76 mi / 781 ft gain

Cummins Falls

Cookeville, Tennessee

2.79 mi / 518 ft gain

Foster Falls Loop

Sequatchie, Tennessee

2.19 mi / 574 ft gain

Hike to Mt. LeConte via Alum Cave Bluff

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

10.68 mi / 3982 ft gain

Hike Charlies Bunion

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

4.32 mi / 1640 ft gain

Twin Falls, Rock Island State Park

Rock Island, Tennessee

0.3 mi / 125 ft gain

Greeter Falls and Blue Hole

Altamont, Tennessee

1.79 mi / 417 ft gain

Places to stay

Hampton, Tennessee

Dennis Cove Campground

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Appalachian Clubhouse

Wartburg, Tennessee

Rock Creek Campground (Tn)

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg KOA Holiday

35.76169,-83.618225, Tennessee

Bear Naked

From $144 / night

35.754948,-83.54799, Tennessee

Above the Clouds

From $176 / night

Guides and stories

Explore The Cascades Of Tennessee: 10 Must-See Waterfalls

Clare Healy

Weekend Excursion: 72 Hours In Chattanooga, Tennessee

Clare Healy

Appalachian Trail - First 5%

Cody Markham

The Top 5 Winter Adventures in East Tennessee

Jared Beeler

The Best Fire Towers to Explore in Eastern Tennessee and Western North Carolina

Jared Beeler

The 5 Best Tennessee Waterfall Hikes You Can Do with Kids

Girls Who Hike

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