Find full-tilt stimulation in Tennessee! If you are a family geared toward action--or full of curiosity--Tennessee has your ticket. Revel in our wild and scenic rivers, seize inspiration in our picturesque mountains, pick your own vibe from our world-famous music. Go horseback riding, mountain biking, backpacking. Launch free-flowing fun while fly fishing and set your heels to hiking. Take off on a tramway ride, careen around in go-karts, twirl on the ice, play putt putt. Serious about your golf? Get your swing on at our many gorgeous courses.
Full of wanderlust? Spend time in a world-renowned natural wonder of biodiversity, the Great Smoky Mountains. Want to explore how things work? Get to the heart of creativity in our museums. Sports-minded? Music-oriented? Want to look into history? Look into Tennessee. From mild to wild, pleasant diversions for the family flow abundantly in Tennessee. From the Memphis Rock 'n Soul Museum to the Chattanooga Aquarium, Tennessee has the right flavor of fun for your family.
International Storytelling Center
The International Storytelling Center is the world’s premier institution dedicated to the art of storytelling. It is ISC’s goal to inspire and empower people everywhere to capture and tell their stories, listen to the stories of others, and use storytelling to produce positive change. ...more
International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame & Museum
The worldwide towing and recovery industry is historically depicted with exhibits of antique tow trucks, memorabilia and Hall of Fame. ...more
James White Fort
James White, The Founder of Knoxville, came here in the early 1780's from North Carolina. He had fought in the Revolutionary War and was given a land grant of 1,000 acres for his service. ...more
Jim Oliver's Smoke House
Catch some of the most talented “rising Nashville stars,” legendary mega hit songwriters as well as the areas most talented local singers. LIVE Music at the Smoke House. ...more
Kingsport Aquatic Center
The Kingsport Aquatic Center is the region's newest and most comprehensive indoor/outdoor public aquatic and recreation facility. Located in Kingsport's Meadowview district at the base of iconic Bays Mountain, the center provides area residents and visitors with the best in health, fitness and recreation features in a safety-focused environment. ...more
A linear park connecting residential neighborhoods, traditional parks, downtown, commercial districts, schools, and activity centers. A special feature of this unique park is a pathway for pedestrian and bicycle use. ...more
Let’s go to the ZOO! Experience wildlife up close at Knoxville’s largest attraction as you come face to face with more than 800 of the Earth’s most fascinating animals. See giraffe, elephants, gorillas, chimpanzees, lions and more as you travel through Grasslands Africa and the African Forest. ...more
Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park
For over 85 years, the park has offered fun for all ages at reasonable prices. Lake Winnepesaukah features over 35 rides designed with the entire family's enjoyment in mind. ...more