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Fall Creek Falls State Park Fall Creek Falls State Park- Located near Pikeville which is about 60 miles north of Chattanooga. Tennessee’s largest state park at more than 26,000 acres. The park has waterfalls, streams and stands of hardwood. Fall Creek Falls, at 256 feet, is one of the highest waterfalls in the eastern United States. Activities include camping, hiking with more than 34 miles of trails to explore, swimming in the Olympic-sized pool, guided horseback riding, picnicking, playgrounds and a nature center.

Ripley's Believe It or Not! - There's always something undiscovered at Ripley's! Over 500 astonishing and unusual artifacts collected from the far-corners of the world. All guaranteed real and mind boggling. Your challenge is simple - Believe It or Not!

Chattanooga African American Museum - The purpose of the Chattanooga African-American Museum is not just to relate to the history of African-Americans of Chattanooga, but to serve as a testimonial to and for all the people of this city.

Chattanooga Riverboat Company - Offers fabulous dinner cruises, daily lunch cruises or daytime sightseeing cruises along the scenic Tennessee River aboard the Southern Belle.

Country Tonite Theatre - Brings you the same high-energy, non-stop entertainment that has made its Branson and Las Vegas shows so popular. In its fifth year in Pigeon Forge, Country Tonite's spectacular music and entertainment is presented to you by America's largest award-winning cast.

Dollywood & Splash Country - Escape to the unique world of Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountain theme park in Pigeon Forge. Enjoy the wholesome fun and entertainment of the music, crafts, attractions and rides at Dollywood. Dolly's Splash Country offers waterfalls, winding streams and white water adventures for the whole family.

Hunter Museum of American Art - Perched on an 80-foot bluff on the edge of the Tennessee River, the Hunter Museum of American Art offers stunning views of the river and the surrounding mountains. This panorama is equaled only by the exceptional collection of American art inside recognized as one of the country's finest.

Museum of Appalachia - Opened in the late 1960's, the museum has grown to 65 acres, including dozens of authentic log structures, a large Display Building, an extensive Craft and Gift (and Antique) Shop, and Auditorium, and the popular Appalachian Hall of Fame Building.

Ruby Falls - America's highest underground waterfall open to the public, is located on historic Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga. Take a guided tour of the caves and the spectacular 145-foot waterfall.

Lost Sea Adventure - Stroll through an 18th century village, explore huge fascinating caverns, then float across America's largest underground lake!

Nathanael Greene Museum - Inside you will see the historical and colorful story of men and women who helped shape the history and destiny of Greeneville, Greene County, the State of Tennessee, and even the nation.

Bristol Caverns - Beautiful and majestic Bristol Caverns! Far below the earth's surface, in the timeless beauty of Bristol Caverns, a strange and exciting experience awaits you.

Creative Discovery Museum - A great place for children to discover themselves and the world they live in. Hands-on, interactive arts and science exhibits wow and challenge children to explore, create and learn.

Chattanooga Zoo - The mission of the Chattanooga Zoo is to provide an educational and recreational opportunity for all. The Chattanooga Zoo also seeks to provide a dignified and esthetically pleasing environment for the animals.

Crockett Tavern Museum - Located in Morristown, the Museum was built on the site of the boyhood home of Davy Crockett. It is a reconstruction of the 1790's John Crockett Tavern.

Knoxville Museum of Art - Celebrates the art and artists of East Tennessee, presents new art and new ideas, educates and serves a diverse community, and enhances Knoxville's quality of life.

Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park - A mountain top of fun, excitement, and mountain beauty awaits you at the scenic and exciting four-seasons world of Ober Gatlinburg.

Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre - On your next visit to the Great Smoky Mountains, head for Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre, Gatlinburg's top entertainment attraction and oldest purveyor of professional, live-on-stage, original musical comedies, outrageous humor and hilarious fun.

Tennessee Aquarium - The world's largest freshwater aquarium. Journey through a spectacular 60-foot canyon and two living forests, where you'll see over 9,000 animals that swim, fly, and crawl in natural habitats.

Women's Basketball Hall of Fame‎ - Filled with multimedia presentations and numerous basketball artifacts, photographs, scrapbooks, medals, trophies, and old uniforms that bring the history of women's basketball to life.

Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum - Located on the beautiful campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum houses one of the most diverse Lincoln and Civil War collections in the country.

WonderWorks - Pigeon Forge's #1 indoor Attraction is home to over 120 interactive adventures that will challenge your mind and body. Plan to attend the "Hoot N' Holler Dinner Show," come laugh, dine, and have a great time.

Tennessee Valley Railroad - The largest operating historic railroad in the South. Restored steam and diesel locomotives pull trains along a historic railroad on 50-minute round-trip rides.