There is something romantic about a covered bridge. Maybe it’s because they remind us of 19th-century love stories, a moment in time that was a bit sweet, maybe a tad bit simpler. We’ve found five of our most beautiful covered bridges in Tennessee, including Bible Covered Bridge, and have mapped them so you can enjoy a day out and about, touring the state with a picnic basket in tow.

If you want to hit them all up, check out the map of covered bridges.

We’ll forever love these darling TN covered bridges. Have you ever visited any of these on the covered bridge trail? Tell us in the comments!

Want to check out some more bridges? Take a look at this list of 15 amazing bridges in Tennessee.

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What are the best restaurants in Tennessee?

Hungry after exploring all those TN covered bridges? Check out some of the best restaurants in Tennessee:

Corky’s BBQ: This restaurant is located in Memphis. It’s been in business since 1984, serving up such delicious dishes like smoked chicken wings and pork shoulder sandwiches. Due to its popularity, you can find seven other locations.

Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack: Located in Nashville, this restaurant is famous for its hot chicken. Order some tenders or go for the whole chicken.

Maple Street Biscuit Company: Located in Chattanooga, this restaurant specializes in Southern cuisine with such options like The Sticky Maple and The Farmer.

The Stock & Barrel: Head over to Knoxville for this burger and bourbon restaurant. Try one of the 20 burgers like The Elvis or one of their many bourbons.

What are the most beautiful hikes in Tennessee?

If you want to take it all through an outdoor adventure, here are some of the most beautiful hikes in Tennessee:

Twin Arches Loop Trail: This 1.4-mile trail is located within Oneida’s Big South Fork National Recreation Area. While there are definitely some stairs and about 750 feet of elevation gain, it’s well worth it to take in the two giant stone arches.

Lake Trail: Locate within the 1,367-acre Radnor Lake State Park in Nashville, this 2.5-mile loop goes around the entire lake, affording some great views.

Virgin Falls Trail: If you want to see the 110-foot-tall Virgin Falls in Pleasant Hill, take this seven-mile trail. It is half downhill to the Caney Fork River and then up, with a 1,400-foot elevation gain.

What are the most beautiful small towns in Tennessee?

There are 548 towns and cities in Tennessee. Here are some of the best small towns in Tennessee:

Lynchburg: Located in Moore County, this is a perfect old-fashioned town. Visit the Jack Daniel Distillery or the old jail museum.

Jonesborough: This town can be found in Washington County. It was founded in 1779 and still maintains a great deal of that charm, which you’ll notice throughout the town in places like the Chester Inn and the Old Blair House.

Greeneville: Aside from the historic buildings that dated back to the 1780s located here, you can also take in more history at Andrew Johnson National Historic Site and the Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park.

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