7 Destinations Way Out East In Tennessee That Are So Worth The Drive

East Tennessee is one of the most stunning parts of the country, but because it’s full of mountains, valleys, and national parks, it can be a little bit of a drive to get to anything. That said, it’s always worth the drive, and these seven spots that we’ve highlighted here are the best of the best. They show off the natural beauty of the region while providing the most bang for your buck. So if you’re looking for a good payoff when it comes to the miles and hours you’ll spend driving the state, look no further than these East Tennessee destinations.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

While you’re out in East Tennessee, be sure to spend some time in this gorgeous small town that everyone should visit at least once.