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Outdoor: Ocoee & Hiwassee Rivers

Enjoy whitewater rafting, fishing, and guided tours led by people with years of experience on these waters. Also check out the several local outfitters to get all the gear you’ll need!

Excursion: Cherohala Skyway

This well-known scenic byway connects Robbinsville, NC with Tellico Plains, TN. It features breathtaking views of the Cherokee National Forrest with curvy roads making the perfect day trip!

Lost-Sea
Outdoor: Lost Sea Adventure

Come tour the beautiful Lost Sea, an underground lake hidden inside a cavern in Sweetwater, TN. The adventure begins with a guided tour followed by a scenic hike and boat ride!

History: Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

Learn more about the rich history of East, TN and the journey of Sequoyah. This museum does a great job at highlighting the life and accomplishments of Sequoyah and the Cherokee Syllabary!

Experience True Adventure

PLAN YOUR PERFECT TENNESSEE VACATION

Whether you like outdoor activities such as hiking and mountain biking, or you’re looking for more adventurous excursions or fun the entire family can enjoy, Tennessee Overhill has it all!

SEE NATURE IN A NEW WAY

We’ve got everything from beautiful parks and hiking trails, mountain biking trials, and even equestrian-friendly trails to white water rafting, fishing and fish viewing that makes this area truly unique.

FUN THE WHOLE FAMILY CAN ENJOY

Whether you’re looking for a scenic drive, a tour in the sky on a glider plane, or ready to zoom through the trees on one of our many zipline courses, we’ve got something the whole family will enjoy.

SEE THE ARTISTS THAT INSPIRED GENERATIONS

This area is full of artists and creatives from all different backgrounds each with their own inspirations and styles. This makes Tennessee Overhill a very diverse place with art in several categories and mediums!

MEMORIES THAT WILL LAST A LIFETIME

This area is full of culture and places to learn about the local heritage of East, TN. From civil war reenactments to Native American history and museums, this is the perfect place to learn something new and inspire younger generations.

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CHECK OUT ALL THE PLACES TO STAY IN EAST TN

Tennessee Overhill region has several lodging accommodations to choose from. When your days are filled with adventure and fun, you’ll need a good place to sleep! Our hotels and cabins will take care of everything you need.

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Tennessee Vacation Guide
Tennessee Vacation Guide

The Soundtrack of America – Made in Tennessee Vacation Guide is now available. View Tennessee Vacation eGuide

Baby Falls
Baby Falls

  Baby Falls 15’ – FS road 210 (Tellico River Rd). Located right next to the road, this waterfall is a favorite for kayakers. Rocks are slippery. Several people have been seriously injured here so enjoy the beauty from a safe distance. From Cherohala Skyway (Hwy 165) take FS road 210. (GPS: 35.3267, -84.1765) Monroe County.

Battle of Athens, Historic Site
Battle of Athens, Historic Site

The Battle of Athens, Tennessee, August 1 – 2, 1946 The battle was a rebellion of veterans and other citizens of McMinn County as a result of a culmination of events leading up to the August 1946 election. The G.I. Non-Partisan Ticket opposed the county leadership that was in power at the time. Election Day irregularities took place and were…

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FIND LOCAL RESTAURANTS THE ENTIRE FAMILY WILL LOVE

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Upcoming Events

What’s Happening in East TN

There’s always something going on in East Tennessee! From social events to business networking, festivals, and more, our calendar includes events all over the Overhill region.

Ready for fun? Check out what Tennessee Overhill has to offer!