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Tennessee Aquarium

Exploring one of the the top-ranked aquariums in America is an experience that can only be Made in Tennessee. Located on Chattanooga’s downtown riverfront, the Tennessee Aquarium is home to thousands of freshwater and saltwater creatures, a six-story IMAX 3D screen and a river ride on the River Gorge Explorer.

Cades Cove Riding Stables

Saddling up to explore a sprawling 6,800-acre untouched frontier nestled in an isolated valley of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park isn’t something you can do just anywhere. Whether you’re an expert or novice, Cades Cove offers a variety of activities including horseback riding and carriage rides.


Boost your adrenaline with a day of thrill rides at the amusement park before an evening of fun and food at the Dixie Stampede dinner theater. The park also features Southern Gospel Museum and Hall of Fame and Splash Country waterpark to make your Tennessee adventure unforgettable.

Synchronous Fireflies Elkmont

In Elkmont, the whole family can discover the rare beauty of the Synchronous firefly. The only species in America whose flashing light patterns synchronize. It’s a unique experience that only happens once a year in Tennessee.

Discovery Park of America

Dedicated to helping visitors have a greater understanding of our world, Discovery Park of America is filled with exhibits that explore the past, present and future. See more than 70,000 square feet of galleries showcasing: energy, military, Native American, natural and regional history, science, space and more.

Memphis Zoo

As you near the Memphis Zoo, you’ll hear the roar and call of more than 3,500 animals representing 500-plus species. Located in Overton Park since 1907, the zoo hosts daily educational events and has more than 75 acres for your family to make memories that will last a lifetime.

The Mountain Opry

Signal Mountain is alive with the sound of music at the Mountain Opry. The stage offers bluegrass, vintage country and old-time acoustic music. From time to time, the hall even features music rich in Tennessee history with the sounds of Civil War-era brass bands and dulcimer duos.

Great Smoky Mountains

The Smokies are much more than a breathtaking backdrop. Home to 412 different wildlife species and more than 700 miles of streams, the most visited National Park in the country is full of sights still waiting to be discovered. Hike one of the endless trails or cut through the range on a guided whitewater rafting tour to see the Smokies in a whole new way.