Come See Our Culture

The Overhill region is full of rich heritage and culture from generations before.
Come check it out today and celebrate what makes us unique!

Experience Our Heritage

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!

Cherohala Skyway

The Cherohala Skyway is a 50 mile long scenic byway overlooking two national forests and connecting Tennessee to North Carolina. Enjoy the beauty of the world around you from the comfort of your own car!

TRAINS & RAILWAYS

Choose from several train rides ranging from a few hours to a full day-trip. These rides are full of modern conveniences like food and restrooms, and they are full of beautiful views of the area including the Hiwassee River and the famous Hiwassee Rail Loop.

ZIPLINES

With several different courses to choose from, Overhill has zipline activities for the whole family even if you’ve never been on one before. Enjoy breath-taking views and zoom through the canopy at speeds from 5-45mph all while our full trained zipline guides keep you safe and ensure you have an unforgettable experience.

SCENIC DRIVES

Gather the family or some friends, turn the radio up, and enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors. The Overhill region is packed full of scenic byways and routes that make the perfect day trip. These allow you to experience mountain views and more even with young children!

You won’t want to miss these

Tsali Notch Vineyard

Come learn this history of Sequoyah and the Cherokee Syllabary.

Savannah Oaks Winery

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Sunshine Hollow

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Overhill Gardens

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Delano Daylilies

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Tellico Grains Bakery

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Tellico Plains Ranger Station

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Reliance Historic District

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Old Line Railroad

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Ocoee Flume Line & Dams

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Niota Depot

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Monroe County Courthouse Madisonville-TN
Monroe County Courthouse

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Little White House
Little White House

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Fort Marr
Fort Marr Blockhouse

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Ft. Loudoun State Historic Area

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Donley Cabin

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Chota & Tanasi Memorials

Come learn this history of Sequoyah and the Cherokee Syllabary.

Burra Burra Copper Mine
Burra Burra Copper Mine

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Bethsalem Church
Bethsalem Church

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Battle of Athens

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Nancy Ward Gravesite

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Stone Cottage

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Shop the World Gifts

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Scott Street Gallery

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Polk County Bookshop

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Ocoee Dam Deli

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Ms. B’s Purple Bus

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Legends Guitar Shop

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

GEM Theater

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Etowah Arts Gallery

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Coker Creek Welcome Center

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Coker Creek Gallery

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Christmas is Here

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Black Bear Trading Post

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Baker’s Place

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Athens Art Center

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Sweetwater Valley Cheese Farm

Come see how local cheese is made and tour this well-known farm.

McMinn Farmers Market

Come check out our wonderful farmers market and fresh produce.

Mayfield Farms

This family friendly farm and attraction is perfect for people of all ages.

Market Park of Athens

Come check out our wonderful farmers market and fresh produce.

Chilhowee Farmers Market

Come check out our wonderful farmers market and fresh produce.

Benton’s Country Hams

Bentons is know for their famous technique and one of a kind hams.

Local Libraries

These libraries are a staple in their communities. Come check them out!

Cherokee Genealogy Resources

These resources will help you trace your family genealogy.

Historical Societies & Archives

These resources will help you trace your family history and genealogy.

Vonore Heritage Museum

Come experience the history and heritage of the city of Vonore.

Swift Aircraft Museum

Come learn the history of the Swift aircraft and the role it played over the years.

Sweetwater Heritage Museum

Come get a glimpse into the transportation and history behind Sweetwater, TN.

Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

Come learn this history of Sequoyah and the Cherokee Syllabary.

Living Heritage Museum

Explore three floors of exhibits highlighting the history of McMinn County.

Ducktown Basin Museum

Learn about the history of copper mining and its importance to the area.

Charles Hall Museum

Come explore this 5000 feet museum highlighting the history of Tellico Plains.

Etowah Railroad Depot

Learn this history of this area and the significance of the L&N Depot.

Englewood Textile Museum

Learn about the history and textile mills of the Englewood area.

Unicoi Turnpike Trail

Come experience this historically significant trail and learn why it must be preserved.

Crafts Heritage Trail

This culture trail focuses on the art of the area and its cultural significance.

Cherokee Heritage Trail

Experience the history of the Cherokee and learn about this historical trail.

Furs to Factories Trails

This trail focuses on the history of the area and the rise of industrialization.

Cherokee Heritage

Come learn about the history of the Cherokee people and their impact on this area.

Music Venues

Come check out all the musicians and music venues in the area.

Art Galleries

Come check out all the talented artists and art galleries in the area.

Art Galleries & Music Venues

Come check out the talented artists in the area at some great venues.